Highland Park home prices fall in the first half of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the first half of 2020 in Highland Park fell by $11,000 while total sales decreased by 2.7%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From January through June of 2020, there were 182 homes sold, with a median sale price of $461,000 - a 2.3% decrease over the $472,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 187 homes sold in Highland Park in the first half of 2019.

The median sales tax in Highland Park for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $13,086, approximately 2.8% of the median home sale price for the first half of 2020.

The following table compares Highland Park to other Lake County cities with similar median sales prices in the first half of 2020:

CityJan. - June 2020 Home SalesJan. - June 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. - June 2020 Median Sales PriceJan. - June 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Long Grove594822.9%$510,000$587,500-13.2%
Deer Park1124-54.2%$500,000$495,0001%
Mettawa80-$492,500$0-
Hawthorn Woods5457-5.3%$469,750$480,000-2.1%
Green Oaks2223-4.3%$462,500$525,000-11.9%
Highland Park182187-2.7%$461,000$472,000-2.3%
Barrington786323.8%$441,000$370,00019.2%
Fox River Grove51400%$440,000$315,00039.7%
Lincolnshire48480%$438,750$377,50016.2%
Libertyville184194-5.2%$397,499.50$388,2502.4%
Deerfield130188-30.9%$390,000$425,000-8.2%

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