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South Chicago
  • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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South Chicago is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 29,936. South Chicago is in Cook County. Living in South Chicago offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Chicago there are a lot of parks. Many families live in South Chicago and residents tend to be liberal.

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About South Chicago...
Population
29,936

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,820
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$863
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,715.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    56.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    747.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,039.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,146.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    530.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,174
National
$62,843
Families with Children
31%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

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