Lee County is younger than the rest of Illinois, with a median age of 41. It's affluent as well, with a median income of $47,056 per household. The three cities with the largest populations are Dixon, Amboy, and Franklin Grove. The Lee County market is almost exclusively made up of detached houses, which currently account for 99% of the homes for sale in the area. The top school in the county is Ashton-Franklin Center Elementary School.
The median value of homes in Lee County is $108,100, making it one of the most valuable areas in Illinois. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $113,425. The most expensive places to live are Lee, Steward, and Compton.
Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in Lee County:
A three-bedroom detached home valued around $125,881 is considered a typical dwelling in Lee County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $25,176 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $661 and the property tax rate is $17.69 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.