In March 2017, there were 20 homes sold, with a median sale price of $522,000 - a 34.8% increase over the $387,250 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 14 homes sold in River Forest in March 2016.
The median sales tax in River Forest for 2017 was $13,181. In 2016, the median sales tax was $12,236. This marks an increase of 7.7%. The effective property tax rate, using the median property tax and median home sale price as the basis, is 2.5%.
The following table compares River Forest to other Cook County cities with similar median sales prices in March 2017: