Chicago leads the way in affordable housing near good schools

Chicago has good schools in ZIP codes within reach for most buyers
  • The RealtyTrac report found 179 Chicagoland ZIP codes with affordable housing had at least one good elementary school within it.
  • Harvey is ranked one of the most affordable communities with good schools, while Glencoe is ranked as one of the least affordable.
  • 20 Chicago ZIP codes with good schools were found to be unaffordable.

A RealtyTrac analysis of home affordability in communities with good elementary schools bodes well for Chicagoland homeowners. For most of the rest of the country, though, many parents who seek out good school districts will likely be priced out of those markets.