The village of Niles, Illinois is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Niles is exemplified by its calm ambience. It is very easy to access green spaces from most locations in the village, since there are approximately 40 of them close by for residents to enjoy and getting to the closest park from numerous homes is easy. This village is also quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - however noise can be problematic closer to the railway line.
In Niles, most of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for houses in this village is 1964. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About three quarters of the population of this village own their home while renters make up the remainder.
The closest grocery store in Niles is typically only a short walk away. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a limited selection of coffee shops is available as well. A good variety of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance. Regarding education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to access on foot from anywhere in Niles. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Walking is reasonably feasible for home buyers in this village; many common errands can be run on foot. The best transportation option in Niles is very often a car. It is easy to access a place to park. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is occasionally difficult in Niles. Thankfully, residents are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby.