Crystal Lake's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

The population of Crystal Lake is growing faster than the rest of Illinois, at a 10-year growth rate of 4.0%. It's a larger than average city compared to the rest of the state, with 40,743 residents. With a median age of 25 years, homes in Crystal Lake tend to be of moderate age. Topping the list of best schools in the city is Prairie Ridge High School.


According to Foursquare, if shopping is your thing, you might enjoy Target, Best Buy, and Sam's Club. Great outdoor attractions are Three Oaks Recreation Area and Lippold Park. You could also go see the popular Regal Cinemas Crystal Lake Showplace 16 and Raue Center For The Arts if you're interested in arts and entertainment.

Price Range

Homes in Crystal Lake are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $152,500 and an average list price of $231,241.

Out of all the listings in Crystal Lake, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$139K   $149K   $169K  

Typical Dwelling

A four-bedroom detached home valued around $264,950 is considered a typical dwelling in Crystal Lake. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $52,990 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $1,141 and the property tax rate is $19.70 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Crystal Lake homes for sale or reviewing Crystal Lake real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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