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East Lakeview - Chicago

Dedicated to the lifestyle of twenty-somethings and families as it is to die-hard Cubs fans.

Overview for East Lakeview - Chicago, IL

67,862 people live in East Lakeview - Chicago, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $72,497. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

33 years

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Welcome to East Lakeview

East Lake View is as dedicated to the lifestyle of twenty-somethings and families as it is to die-hard Cubs fans. A lively, pocketed community steps from Lake Michigan, the beach, parks, and golf course. The excellent school district with public and private school options. The foodie restaurants and easy access to public transportation make this an enviable location.


The Neighbors: College students, young professionals, and dedicated baseball fans.

What to Expect: A “sports and spirits” energy that lasts from day to night. 

The Lifestyle: A flurry of game day and lakefront activity.

Unexpected Appeal: Phenomenal entertainment at historic venues.

The Market: Affordable vintage walk-ups, pricier single-family homes and condos, and a burgeoning array of high-end, mixed-use developments.

You’ll Fall in Love With: The palpable energy and terrific access to the lake.

Our Favorites

1. Anne SatherA Chicago brunch staple serving large portions of breakfast food and delicious house made cinnamon rolls. 

2. Chilam Balam: A sustainably-minded BYOB restaurant serving Mexican shared plates with a farm-fresh twist. Their food is delicious and fresh.

3. LifeSpring Health Foods: A wide variety of health supplements, including vitamins, herbs, essential oils, cosmetics, sports drinks, and much more.

4. Foursided: Stylish greeting cards and stationery items, plus vintage goods and unique Chicago-themed gifts. It’s a great one-stop-shop for gift buying.

5. Wheat’s End: An airy daytime cafe serving coffee drinks and tea, plus gluten-free brunch, bread, and pastries. Perfect for those with celiac or those who just love a tasty meal.

6. Landmark Century Cinema: Movie theater screening new releases as well as independent, foreign and avant-garde flicks.

7. Maison Marcel: A bright and bohemian-style cafe offering organic French-American fare and house-baked bread with coffee and juice drinks.

8. Intelligentsia: A high-end coffee bar chain serving daily roasted brews in an industrial-chic setting. We love their chai lattes.

9. The Bagel: A Jewish deli/diner with an extensive menu that includes faves like bagels, blintzes, and matzo balls locally owned and founded by a Theresienstadt concentration camp survivor. 

10. The Crepe Shop: Inspired by the street food of Paris, they offer sweet and savory crepe options with a full coffee bar in a rustic space with high-top communal seating.


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Demographics and Employment Data for East Lakeview - Chicago, IL

East Lakeview - Chicago has 40,185 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Lakeview - Chicago do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 67,862 people call East Lakeview - Chicago home. The population density is 62,819.994 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

53.11 / 46.89%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Around East Lakeview - Chicago, IL

There's plenty to do around East Lakeview - Chicago, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Michoacana Don Chuy, RedStar Fencing Club, and Fit Silhouette.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.86 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.69 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.48 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.53 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 2.63 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

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