2016 Best Neighborhoods for Families in Chicago 

Explore the best Chicago neighborhoods to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, BLS, CDC, and other data sources. Photo Credit: Erin Nekervis/CC BY-SA

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  1. 1

    Greektown

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
  2. 2

    Printers Row

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 1 review
  3. 3

    Old Town

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 23 reviews
  4. 4

    East Village

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
  5. 5

    Sauganash/Forest Glen

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 36 reviews
  6. 6

    Near South Side

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 9 reviews
  7. 7

    North Center

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 27 reviews
  8. 8

    Bucktown

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 22 reviews
  9. 9

    Beverly

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 38 reviews
  10. 10

    Lincoln Park

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 36 reviews
  11. 11

    Andersonville

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 9 reviews
  12. 12

    West Ridge

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 80 reviews
  13. 13

    Wicker Park

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 41 reviews
  14. 14

    Edison Park

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 12 reviews
  15. 15

    Lincoln Square

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 43 reviews
  16. 16

    West Loop

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 5 reviews
  17. 17

    Gold Coast

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 6 reviews
  18. 18

    Lake View

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 103 reviews
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    Mount Greenwood

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 36 reviews
  20. 20

    Boystown

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 3 reviews
  21. 21

    West Town

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 21 reviews
  22. 22

    Albany Park

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 86 reviews
  23. 23

    West Lawn

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 81 reviews
  24. 24

    Clearing

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 43 reviews
  25. 25

    North Park

    • Neighborhood in Chicago, IL
    • 31 reviews