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Western Springs

Western Springs, IL at a Glance 




Officially Founded


Miles from Chicago

What You’ll Love About Western Springs

The Amenities

Parks, community centers, swimming pools; there's tons of fun to be had in Western Springs!

The Employment

Unemployment in this part of Illinois is generally low, and a number of major employers call Western Springs home.

The Weather

Gorgeous Illinois weather means mild winters and warm summer days, perfect for having fun outdoors!

Western Springs Homes for Sale

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Spotlights of Western Springs

parks and recreation

Parks & Rec

Spending time outdoors is easy and enjoyable in Western Springs, where there are a number of parks, woods, and athletic fields to choose from. Check out Spring Rock Park for more than 40 acres of fun, including gardens, lighted tennis courts, a playground, and athletic fields.

things to do

Local Attractions

Catch a local performance at the Theatre of Western Springs, which regularly puts on plays for both adults and children as well as holiday shows. Neighboring town Brookfield is home to the Brookfield Zoo, which is only fifteen minutes from many of the homes in Western Springs.



Unemployment in Western Springs is generally low at about 6.4% with recent positive job growth. The most common positions held in Western Springs are within the industries of administration, healthcare, engineering, and sales.



Families in Western Springs have a number of elementary, middle, and high schools to choose from for their students. Public schools in Western Springs are served by Western Springs School District 101, La Grange High School Districts 106, and Lyons Township District 204.

local conveniences

Shopping & Dining

Locally owned shops, delicious eateries, and major retailers are sprinkled throughout the city limits of Western Springs. Service providers, such as the post office and local government, are also readily accessible to Western Springs residents. 

local attractions and events

Community Events

This closely knit community is big on inclusivity and having fun. The Summer Concert Series is a popular event among residents of all ages, and the monthly Movie In The Park is a great way for neighbors to spend time together while taking in an excellent film.

Western Springs Attractions

Western Springs at a Glance

quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2017): 13,391
Zip Code: 60558
County: Cook County
Median Home Price (2015): $507,300.


Travel & Commute

Public Transit: METRA & Pace
Airport: Chicago Midway International Airport (8 miles)
Major Highways: I-294 & I-55

Western Springs Real Estate

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