Completely surrounded by Chicago, Norridge is sometimes called “the island in the city.” In Cook County, you won’t find a nicer and more welcoming place to live than the tight-knit Norridge community. Originally a large and sprawling goat farm, Norridge, IL has developed over a long history into a bustling neighborhood with a large number of amenities and offerings. Serene but alive, you’ll find the home of your dreams with the help of an expert real estate agent in Norridge.
Norridge facts and figures
Norridge is its own city, with its own mayor and elected officials. Residents rave about the many community programs, such as Little League and youth organizations. Almost 15,000 strong, the population of Norridge boasts almost 4,000 families and 5,200 households. Much like the park district, Norridge has a large Polish American population, and the dignified culture of these people is reflected in community events and themed celebrations. All ages are well represented in Norridge, with a fair amount of young families as well as older adults. Young to middle-aged people make up about 50% of the population of Norridge. The median income for a Norridge family is just over $57,000.
Education and religious life
Mostly residential, Norridge boasts a wonderful collection of schools and the beautiful Divine Savior Church. Norridge has three elementary school districts that serve its community: Pennoyer Elementary School District 79, Norridge School District 80, and Union Ridge School District 83. For high schools, Norridge teens attend Maine Township District 207, called Maine South High School, or Ridgewood High School. There is a public library in the community that serves many needs, and can be used as a lovely gathering place.
Contact a knowledgeable agent for Norridge real estate
Tom McGowan wrote a book about Norridge called Island Within a City, but you don’t have to read it to understand the things that set Norridge apart from its surroundings. With beautiful homes and a tight-knit culture, Home Town Real Estate can help you find your forever home in Norridge. It’s a great place to get started, settle in, or retire. There is just something special about these streets! Home Town Real Estate can help you find your dream Norridge real estate, or even to sell your beautiful Norridge home, or tour properties while you decide exactly where you’ll put down roots. Call an agent at (224) 800-4731 today.
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