Fox Lake (McHenry County) 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 Fox Lake in McHenry County fell by $14,500 while total sales decreased by 14.3%, according to

From January through June of 2020, there were six homes sold, with a median sale price of $335,000 - a 4.1% decrease over the $349,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were seven homes sold in Fox Lake in the first half of 2019.

The median sales tax in Fox Lake for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $10,356, approximately 3.1% of the median home sale price for the first half of 2020.

The following table compares Fox Lake to other McHenry 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)
Barrington Hills1015-33.3%$405,500$580,000-30.1%
Prairie Grove1618-11.1%$400,000$361,25010.7%
Trout Valley79-22.2%$389,000$325,00019.7%
Fox Lake67-14.3%$335,000$349,500-4.1%
Bull Valley155200%$331,000$435,000-23.9%
Spring Grove2939-25.6%$309,000$265,00016.6%
Port Barrington89-11.1%$279,000$275,0001.5%
* This story only considers sales data for the part of Fox Lake that is in McHenry County.

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