Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Streamwood is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Streamwood. This village is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line. Finally, it is easy to reach parks from many locations within the village, since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to discover and the majority of houses for sale have a park relatively close by.
The predominant housing types in Streamwood are single detached homes and row houses. This village has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 80% of the dwellings in the village and 20% are rented. The median year of construction for buildings in this village is 1981.
It is a rather short walk to access primary as well as high schools from most houses for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Property buyers have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to eating, the closest grocery store in Streamwood is usually only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.
Streamwood is an extraordinarily good part of the Chicago metropolitan area for getting around by car. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit service in Streamwood is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the village. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Streamwood since carrying out daily needs is at times difficult by walking.