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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  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-
Wrigleyville is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 7,592. Wrigleyville is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Wrigleyville offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Wrigleyville there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Wrigleyville and residents tend to be liberal.
About Wrigleyville...
Population
7,592

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$482,816
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,409
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    155
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    413
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    554
    500
  • Theft
    2,333
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    116
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$86,775
National
$55,322
Children
8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    53%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Living over here is amazing! The atmosphere, the vibe and the people make it seem like a home away from home. The Chicago Cubs stadium commute is a 10 minute walk from my place, the nightlife in Wrigley is one of the best in the country and we cannot beat out a Starbucks. With my social organization, we went to a public elementary school in the area to speak about growing up in Chicago and these children enthusiasm for the talk was incredible. Their thought processes were very much engaged in the issues going on in Chicago.
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If you love baseball, good food, and good drinks, then Wrigleyville is an excellent neighborhood to go to. Home to the friendly confines, the town is painted in Cubby blue, and is home to many fans. With new restaurants and bars popping up all the time, it is an excellent area for everyone.
The neighborhood is growing. There is construction all around Wrigley field, but when I walk outside my door everything is in walking distance.