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  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade D
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade A

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Chinatown is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 7,142. Chinatown is in Cook County. Living in Chinatown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Chinatown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Chinatown and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Chinatown...
Population
7,142

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$366,908
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,152
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    286.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    834.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    286.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,720.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    260.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$24,738
National
$62,843
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    41%
    national  12%

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