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West Town - Chicago

This hidden gem offers residents the privacy and quiet of a familial neighborhood, with hip bars and restaurants at your fingertips.

Overview for West Town - Chicago, IL

30,663 people live in West Town - Chicago, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $70,641. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,663

Total Population

34 years

Median Age

High

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

$70,641

Average individual Income

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Welcome to West Town

This hidden gem offers residents the privacy and quiet of a familial neighborhood, with hip bars and restaurants at your fingertips. It boasts easy access to the Expressway, tons of new construction homes, CTA, and Metra access within walking distance.



Overview

The Neighbors: Young professionals and young families looking for a room to grow.

What to Expect: A palatable blend of historic and modern buildings, fun and friendly entertainment for all types, and excellent food at all hours of the day.

The Lifestyle: Laidback and quiet streets, with plenty of nightlife and restaurants nearby.

Unexpected Appeal: Endless street and art fairs and community events for families and young residents alike.

The Market: Everything from older units to newly renovated condos, and many 3-6 unit new developments.

You’ll Fall in Love With: Fantastic dining, unique shopping driven by a cultural melting pot.


Our Favorites

1. BoeufHaus: Classic chops plus German-leaning apps and sides in a sleek exposed-brick brasserie setting.

2. Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar: Caviar and vodka are highlighted at this chic Eastern European spot serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

3. Amish and Healthy Foods: A small family-owned health food grocery with the freshest produce and unique options.

4. California Clipper: Circa-1937 bar with a revamped yet still retro space and a huge list of old-fashioned cocktails.

5. Humboldt House: Showroom featuring textiles, accent pieces, housewares, and vintage modern furniture in casual digs.

6. Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain: Seasonal pies, gelato, and soda-fountain classics served in quaint surrounds with vintage furniture.

7. Kai Zan: Sushi bar and an omakase menu featuring creative rolls by twin-brother owners in a small, BYOB setting.

 

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Demographics and Employment Data for West Town - Chicago, IL

West Town - Chicago has 14,376 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Town - Chicago do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,663 people call West Town - Chicago home. The population density is 21,177.524 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,663

Total Population

High

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

34

Median Age

51.08 / 48.92%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,376

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$70,641

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Neighborhood Properties

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Around West Town - Chicago, IL

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

98
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
94
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
72
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Leblon Fitness Club, Shiva Shack Yogi Playground, and All in Motion.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.31 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.04 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.08 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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