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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
East Village is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 7,176. East Village is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in East Village offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In East Village there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in East Village and residents tend to be liberal.
About East Village...
Population
7,176

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$509,612
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,577
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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East Village Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    264.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    13.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    264.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    639.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,183.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$106,407
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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East Village Reviews

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I love the East Village!!!! This neighborhood has a very real urban atmosphere and has awesome restaurants and shopping nearby. The neighborhood has a great location within the city and is very close to lots of iconic places.
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