Woodridge is a village situated in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Woodridge. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably peaceful - although there are still several louder areas, especially near Interstate 355, Interstate 55 or the railway line. Finally, it is very easy to reach parks from most locations within the village, since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, including Greene Valley Forest Preserve and Castaldo Park.
In Woodridge, about 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. About half of homes in this village were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This village also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this village own their home while the remainder are renters.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Woodridge will live within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With regards to education, house buyers may find it difficult to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Property owners are served by public and private elementary schools.
This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 55. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is very hard in Woodridge. Thankfully, the village is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are near a bus stop. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in this village since many daily needs are occasionally difficult to meet on foot.