New Lenox, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,063 housing units in New Lenox. This represents a 78.5% growth from 3,397 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,002 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 61 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in New Lenox is about 90.1%. New Lenox's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 3.02 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in New Lenox were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom1.50%
Two Bedrooms23.30%
Three Bedrooms42.40%
Four Bedrooms29.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.11
Median year structure was built1989
Median Value of occupied units$180,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$216,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$625

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.40%
Home Equity Loan12.50%
Simple Mortgage63.70%
Debt Free17.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.3%