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South Shore
  • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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South Shore is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 52,307. South Shore is in Cook County. Living in South Shore offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Shore there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in South Shore and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About South Shore...
Population
52,307

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$187,705
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%
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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
    1,401.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    44.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    849.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,070.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,312.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    571.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$38,823
National
$64,994
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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