The village of Norridge, Illinois is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Norridge is a reasonably good village to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Catherine Chevalier Woods and Norridge Park, which makes it easy to get to them. The noise levels in this village are also quite low, as the streets tend to be tranquil.
In Norridge, around 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This village also has a good choice of housing size options; this village is notably good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 85% of the properties in Norridge whereas the rest are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this village took place pre-1960.
Both primary and secondary schools are very easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Norridge. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as eating is concerned, house buyers in Norridge will welcome that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, there are a good number of opportunities within walking distance for those who care about restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.
Physically active people will value the quite walk-friendly nature of this part of the Chicago metropolitan area; running common errands is easy on foot. Norridge is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the village is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. In contrast, Norridge is very car friendly. The majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, and coming across a place to park is easy.