Western Springs Homes for Sale are situated nearby Chicago Loop! Western Springs is a village located in 15 miles west of the “Chicago Loop”, central business district of Chicago. The village is located in Cook County, Illinois, United States. According to the 2010 Census Western Springs has total population of 12,975. As of the 2010 census estimates the village has a total area of 2.79 square miles and all is land. Western Springs ranked 2nd in BusinessWeek.com that “The 50 best places to raise children” in 2007 and the rankings were based on five factors, including school test scores, cost of living, recreational and cultural activities, number of schools and risk of crime.