Located just outside of Chicago, Calumet City, IL has easy access to big city living, without the daily grind of congested streets, ambient noise and high crime. This quiet suburb has miles of coastline along Lake Michigan, an active night scene, affordable cost of living and plenty of peace and quiet. With a population of just over 37,000, it is home to a well established and diverse community.
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Easy commuting! Enjoying the benefits of suburban living, with an easy commute into Chicago, all at well below market rate might seem impossible, but Calumet City makes it a breeze. A short 30-minute drive along I-94 or I-90 makes living in the suburbs and working in the city a simple proposition.
Buy big without big price tags! With a price per square foot of only $48, Calumet City is well below the national average. This means you can afford a lot more house for your money. Look in areas like Wakarusa Marketplace or Remington Square to find homes for sale.
Tee-off time! Several golf clubs make it easy to keep improving your game while living in Cal City. The George W. Dunn National Golf Course is challenging and offers driver clinics at Ben Mutz Golf. Gimme Golf brings famous courses to you, as you play on simulated courses. If offers all the fun of a good game, without worrying about the weather.
Put on the skates! Ice skating rinks abound in this northern city, with lessons and free skate time available at the Calumet City Indoor Ice Skating Rink. For those who enjoy skating off the ice, the Lynwood Roller Rink hosts parties, roller derby and tons of other events for locals to enjoy.
Roll the dice! Enjoy a good gamble at any one of several local casinos. The Horseshoe Hammond Casino and the Ameristar Casino Hotel also act as venues for musical acts and live theater performances. The Band Perry, Styxx and Air Supply are just a few of the possible options.
Affordable housing! Located in northeast Illinois, Calumet City has very affordable real estate prices, with an average listing price of only $66K. This is well below the state average of almost $300K. Shop for rent to own homes in areas like Dolton or Austin to find the best property deals.
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