Cairo, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,896 housing units in Cairo. This represents a 15.8% decline from 2,251 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,857 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 39 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Cairo is about 56.1%. Cairo's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 17.2%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Cairo were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom18.90%
Two Bedrooms36.70%
Three Bedrooms33.30%
Four Bedrooms7.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$24,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$20,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$228

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.20%
Home Equity Loan2.60%
Simple Mortgage39.10%
Debt Free57%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%