Relocating To Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Village is a suburb of Chicago with a population of around 33,000 and a median income of $89K. Elk Grove Village, which straddles both Cook and DuPage counties, is a great place to live in Illinois and offers residents a mixed suburban / urban environment, good schools, outdoor activities, and cultural diversity. Set yourself up for success in Elk Grove Village by making informed choices before you move. The easiest is choosing Moovers Chicago as your Elk Grove Village movers.
Real Estate in Elk Grove Village
The median home value is $293K with around 75% of residents owning their home; median property tax is $1,900. For those few who rent, the median rent is $1,400 / month (compared to the national average of $1,163).
Getting Around in Elk Grove Village
Like most suburbs, Elk Grove Village is largely car dependent. With a Walk score of 40 (out of 100) nearly all daily errands require a car. A Bike score of 39, Elk Grove Village has only minimal infrastructure (bike lanes and trails, hills, road connectivity, etc.) for cyclists.
Elk Grove Village does not have a rail stop. The Metra Rail System can be accessed in nearby communities along the Milwaukee District/West Line (MD-W) that goes from Chicago to Elgin and the Union Pacific/Northwest Line (UP-NW) which goes from Chicago to Harvard. Elk Grove Village is nearest to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line on the “L” Train. The nearest stop is Rosemont which contains parking.
Thing to do in Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Village sponsors many yearly events, including Holiday Tree Lighting, Oktoberfest, summer concert series, parades and a summer community picnic.
While located on land owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, the Ned Brown Preserve – also known as Busse Woods – is a 3,700 acre preserve with a 590 acre lake and 11.2 miles of bicycle and running trails.
Included in the attractions is Elk Grove Park District’s Rainbow Falls Water Park. Visitors of Rainbow Falls are able to enjoy the leisure pool, lazy river, vortex pool, diving board, four giant body slides and much more. There is also a place where toddlers can splash in the tot pool.
The Park District also operates the children’s theme park called Pirates Cove. Pirates Cove has served the children of the community for over 25 years. It features activities such as the Castle of Camelot, a maze of tunnels and slides, giant fun slide, the Safari Express train ride through the Safari, a 20-foot high climbing wall, paddle boats and much more. There is also an authentic 18th century pirate ship for the children to play on.
Elk Grove Village is also home to Fox Run Golf Links golf course. A beautiful, green, 18 hole course on 124 acres designed to satisfy the competitive spirit of any golfer. The newly renovated clubhouse is a picturesque setting for outings or events and also features a fully stocked Pro Shop and the Fox Den bar and grill.
About Moovers Chicago
Moovers Chicago is a family-owned, professional moving company based in Chicago. We offer a range of services, including residential, commercial moving and storage services. We also have packing and unpacking services to further ease the burden of moving. No matter the size of the job, our first priority is to make your move as stress-free as possible.