Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Richton Park is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Richton Park. There are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Pierce Park and Glaeser Park, which results in them being easy to get to from many locations in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. This village is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to Dan Ryan Expressway West Leg or one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 55% of buildings in Richton Park, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The average year of construction for dwellings in this village is 1983. This village also has a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 60% of the properties in Richton Park and 40% are rented.
Some, but not all, house buyers in this village will live within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With regards to education, residents will find that wherever their house is located in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, high schools are not especially plentiful and therefore not always within walking distance. Home owners benefit from public and private elementary schools.
The car is usually the favored method to move around in this village. The majority of properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Dan Ryan Expressway Leg, and accessing a place to park is generally easy. However, Richton Park is not an especially pleasant part of the Chicago metropolitan area for traveling by public transit. Nonetheless, there is the Richton Park Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line. Residents benefit from a few bus lines. Most homes for sale in this village are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking as few daily errands can be run on foot.