Oak Lawn

The popular suburb of Oak Lawn lies just outside the southwestern edge of Chicago, and is one of the largest municipalities in Cook County. A farming community until the mid-twentieth century, Oak Lawn is now home mainly to a peaceful community of commuters.

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Oak Lawn Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $352K
Lowest Price $1.5K
Highest Price $2.9M
Total Listings 180
Avg. Days On Market 56
Avg. Price/SQFT $197

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About Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 56,690 at the 2010 census.

Oak Lawn is a suburb of the city of Chicago, located southwest of the city. It shares borders with the city in two areas - but is surrounded mostly by other suburbs, allowing residents to experience a more relaxed vibe.

The drive from Oak Lawn to Downtown Chicago is around 16 miles (25 minutes) in a  northeast direction following the IL 50 route. This is the fastest driving route from Oak Lawn to Chicago.

Oak Lawn residents can also easily travel downtown via public transport. The SWS line goes from Oak Lawn to Chicago Union Station in just 33 minutes.

Oak Lawn Real Estate

Real estate in Oak Lawn mostly consists of single-family properties, both bungalows, and multi-story properties. Many of these homes come with sizable garden areas.

The Oak Lawn real estate market also features some condos, townhouses, plots of land, and also some commercial property.

There are many new construction real estate properties available in Oak Lawn, simply ideal for those looking for fully, newly built estates that are move-in ready and require absolutely little to no maintenance. 

As the average price of real estate falls at around a $275,000 price point in Oak Lawn, this makes properties incredibly affordable, as well the area very desirable as homes are incredibly spacious for their price range, and boast beautifully charming features and finishes which many families cannot help but resist. 

There are also several more expensive real estate options in Oak Lawn, which can find themselves on the market of upwards of $3 million. However, with Oak Lawn luxury real estate you're not just paying for the home, but also the one of a kind lifestyle in comfort which brings about unforgettable memories to build with your family.

Things To Do - Oak Lawn

Living in Oak Lawn provides residents with plenty of things to do while enjoying their downtime.

The intersection of 95th Street (the village's main east-west thoroughfare) and Cicero Avenue is one of the most lively in all of Cook County. This strip is the perfect place to grab a coffee, go for some drinks or enjoy a nice dining experience at one of the many quality restaurants on offer.

Oak Lawn maintains an expansive park system with over 300 acres of recreational facilities and open land - including the 38-acre Centennial Park. These parks include playgrounds, walking paths, baseball fields, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, outdoor swimming pools, and more!

If you’re a golf fan, you’ll be a huge fan of the 18-hole Stony Creek Golf Course. Designed by Carl Getz, this lovely course features 5,004 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 65. The facilities also include a miniature golf course, banquet facilities, a pro shop, horseshoe pits, a huge driving range - and even bocce courts!

Oak Lawn has a wonderful Children’s Museum, a place for kids to learn through interactive rooms, exhibits, and performances. And, when you feel like venturing a little further afield, Oak Lawn residents reap all the benefits of being a suburb of Chicago.

The nearby city has some amazing bars and restaurants, plus there’s a never-ending list of activities to choose from. Whether you want to catch a Bears or Cubs game, take a river tour, or just stroll around Navy Pier, Chicago is yours to discover when you live in Oak Lawn.

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