October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for St. Clair County

St. Clair County is a county in Illinois that has seen a 5.5% increase in population over the last 10 years. Despite only being ranked 85th for growth, it's the eighth-most populated county with 270,056 residents. Belleville, O'Fallon, and East St. Louis are its three most populated cities. St. Clair County is made up of homes that are older than most with a median of 40 years. Topping the list of best schools in the county is O Fallon High School.

Culture

If you are interested in the top stores to shop in St. Clair County, Foursquare says that Sam's Club, Barnes & Noble, and Target are the most popular places to buy a few things. You might also try Eckert's Belleville Country Store & Farm and Eckert's Millstadt Fun Farm, a few popular places to experience the outdoors. Lastly, Wehrenberg O'Fallon 15 Cine and Wehrenberg St. Clair 10 Cine are well-known places for arts and entertainment.

Price Range

The median value of homes in St. Clair County is $84,800, making the area almost identical to others in Illinois. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $133,987.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in St. Clair County:

$189K   $257K   $162K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in St. Clair County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $129,162. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $25,832 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $720 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $16.45 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out St. Clair County homes for sale or reviewing St. Clair County real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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