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River North
  • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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River North is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 37,113. River North is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in River North offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In River North there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in River North and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in River North are above average.

About

About River North...
Population
37,113

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$573,322
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,431
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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River North Rankings

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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
    509.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    538.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    291.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    6,640.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    541.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$144,830
National
$75,149
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    48%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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