Article updated at 10 a.m. on April 4, 2013
Communities with a large segment of senior citizens or high median incomes tend to have the highest percentage mortgage-free homes, according to Crain’s Chicago Business.
According to the Crain's analysis of 5,895 Evergreen Park homeowners, 32.1 percent are mortgage-free. These numbers are higher than the Chicagoland average of 26 percent of homeowners being mortgage-free.
If you own a home, are you still paying off your mortgage? When will you be mortgage-free?