DuPage County

Welcome to DuPage County

DuPage County was formed in 1839 out of Cook County. It is named after the DuPage River, which flows through it. Just 20 miles west of Chicago, DuPage County is one of the healthiest and greenest counties in Illinois. DuPage is also one of the nation’s wealthiest counties and is rich in many types of commerce and is second only to Cook County in tourism revenue.

The county is composed of numerous townships including; Addison, Wheaton, Lombard, Clarendon Hills, Addison, Westmont, Itasca, Downers Grove, Warrenville, and Willowbrook among others.

DuPage County Real Estate Insights

DuPage offers affordable housing options for all people of any income. With a vast selection of houses to choose from throughout the county’s numerous townships, you can be sure to find what you are looking for in a new home.

The median real estate price of a home in DuPage County is $316,749. Median mortgage payments in DuPage County sit at $1,280 with a median household income of $81,521. Roughly 3 percent of homes in the county are valued at over $1 million. Please contact our office directly for more information on the specific suburb you are interested in.

People & Lifestyle

From biking paths to hiking trails, golf courses to polo clubs – the county offers a wide variety of recreational activities. During the warmer months of the year, the DuPage County Fairgrounds hosts events every weekend ranging from cowboy rodeos to demolition derbies.

The neighborhoods of DuPage County all offer something unique. Warrenville, located in the middle of DuPage County’s nationally recognized research and development corridor, prides itself on being a family-friendly community with a reputation as being one of the safest cities in Illinois. The city of Lombard offers beautiful parks, rich historic sites and museums, and a wide variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment.

The Village of Addison takes pride in being an affordable community and is convenient to major highways and mass transportation. Downers Grove is the home of one of DuPage County’s most energetic downtowns with many unique boutique shops, a wide variety of dining and community events, as well as the historic and artfully restored Tivoli Theatre which continues to operate in all of its original splendor. 

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