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Average Rent in Chicago, IL

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Chicago Studio - $1,470+16%
Chicago 1 Bed - $1,920+6%
Chicago 2 Beds - $2,500+9%
Last updated 6/16/2024

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Local Reviews

Our neighborhood has beautiful homes. High fences and has good schools nearby. Not too much bars and pubs.

i like the diversity of the neighborhood.skecher's outlet can find my favorite shoes at a low price.my family likes the chinese restaurant

There are some good authentic family restaurants within walking distance. There's also two corner stores down the block, which is perfect for when you need something quick.

all the different restaurants to go to. many different place to get food and place around to go do something with your friends or family

There are many stores nearby including restaurants like Chinese restaurants, donut shops, and a pizza delivery restaurant as well. There are also grocery stores nearby as well as bakery's.

It has a great size park district which great restaurants in walking distance . We like going to the park on Saturday night for movie at the park night. Everyone got something to enjoy.

Demographics

Education

High School

49%

Associate's

26%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

34%

3 people

24%

4 people

21%

5 people

11%

6+ people

10%

Household Income

0-50k

40%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

7%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

26%

65+

12%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/16/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Northwest Side, Chicago, IL

In Chicago, IL, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,470 to $2,500. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Northwest Side, Chicago, IL is $1,470. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,920. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,500.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+16%

Changed from $1,267 to $1,470
1 Bed

+6%

Changed from $1,811 to $1,920
2 Beds

+9%

Changed from $2,294 to $2,500
Last updated 6/16/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

4%

Compared to National Average

9.4%

The cost of living in Northwest Side, Chicago, IL is 4% higher than the state average and 9.4% higher than the national average. Northwest Side, Chicago, IL housing is 39.2% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 8.9% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 3.4% more in Northwest Side, Chicago, IL than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 7.3% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Northwest Side, Chicago, ILCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
15.2%
39.2%
Utilities
0.2%
8.9%
Food
1.6%
3.4%
Transportation
0%
5.8%
Healthcare
3.4%
7.3%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Skokie$2,399+7%
Darien$2,399+7%
Palatine$2,182+12%
Highland Park$2,055--
Des Plaines$1,954+4%
Woodridge$1,718-5%
Vernon Hills$1,649-8%
Buffalo Grove$1,589-19%
Schaumburg$1,544+5%
Chicago$1,470+16%
Naperville$1,462-29%
Oak Lawn$1,450--
Evanston$1,370+6%
Oak Park$1,257+10%
Downers Grove$1,255+5%
Tinley Park$1,195--
Addison$1,195--
Wheaton$990-46%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Evanston$2,644+19%
Vernon Hills$2,435-11%
Highland Park$2,420-9%
Palatine$2,242+58%
Buffalo Grove$2,000+1%
Naperville$1,949+8%
Des Plaines$1,946+27%
Chicago$1,920+6%
Wheaton$1,737+2%
Glenview$1,720+16%
Park Ridge$1,695-66%
Downers Grove$1,672-43%
Schaumburg$1,665+5%
Arlington Heights$1,645+4%
Woodridge$1,600+5%
Oak Park$1,354+17%
Skokie$1,350--
Addison$1,350-1%
Tinley Park$1,250-3%
Northbrook$975-44%
Palos Hills$9500%
Darien$9320%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Evanston$3,466+80%
Vernon Hills$3,147-15%
Buffalo Grove$2,945+4%
Palatine$2,646+11%
Naperville$2,549+13%
Chicago$2,500+9%
Des Plaines$2,457+30%
Arlington Heights$2,182+11%
Wheaton$2,010+9%
Northbrook$2,000-18%
Schaumburg$1,978+4%
Woodridge$1,900+12%
Downers Grove$1,827-3%
Park Ridge$1,825-2%
Glenview$1,820-11%
Skokie$1,800+14%
Addison$1,695--
Oak Park$1,694+10%
Oak Lawn$1,500--
Tinley Park$1,405-1%
Crestwood$1,350--
Palos Hills$1,0920%
Darien$1,0870%

Compare Neighborhoods

Ukrainian Village

$850

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Irving Park

$995

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Lincoln Square

$1,310

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Chicago, IL?

For renters in Chicago seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Ukrainian Village, Irving Park, and Lincoln Square, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $850, $995, and $1,310 respectively. Additional areas offering value are West Ridge and East Ukrainian Village, where the rents are $1,322 and $1,350, a favorable comparison to Chicago's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,920.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Chicago, IL?

In Chicago, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Logan Square, Fulton River District, and Wrigleyville. A 1-bedroom apartment in Logan Square averages at $3,900, in Fulton River District it averages $3,524, and in Wrigleyville, the average is $3,244. For additional high-end living options, Goose Island offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,207, and West Loop at $3,140. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,920 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chicago, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago, IL?

In Chicago, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Lincoln Park, Park West, and Lathrop. In Lincoln Park, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,735. Park West sees average rents of $1,710 for a 1-bedroom unit. Lathrop offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,645. For those seeking other popular areas, Wicker Park presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,575, and Lake View East at $1,755. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,920 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chicago, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fulton River District$2,832+44%
Wrigleyville$2,779+12%
Goose Island$2,571-3%
West Side$2,570+56%
Near West Side$2,570+33%
West Loop$2,562+101%
The Loop$2,500-1%
Fulton Market$2,5000%
Lower West Side$2,500--
Little Italy$2,096+9%
Near South Side$2,034-3%
River North$2,000--
River West$1,900--
Downtown$1,735-11%
Streeterville$1,717-2%
Near North Side$1,6500%
Gold Coast$1,6500%
West Town$1,600-22%
Logan Square$1,600--
Wicker Park$1,600--
Bryn Mawr Historic District$1,551+16%
Hyde Park$1,490-12%
Buena Park$1,465+7%
Ukrainian Village$1,450--
South Side$1,436-8%
Greektown$1,390+9%
Lincoln Park$1,385+20%
Sheridan Park$1,337+26%
North Side$1,327+14%
Lake View East$1,305+9%
Lakeview$1,275+7%
Lathrop$1,260+15%
North Center$1,245+4%
Park West$1,2350%
Uptown$1,212-7%
South East Ravenswood$1,175--
Edgewater$1,110-1%
Far North Side$1,100+2%
Edgewater Beach$1,100+1%
Rogers Park$1,065+4%
Lincoln Square$1,050+11%
Ravenswood$1,050+11%
West Ridge$1,025-2%
Clarendon Park$962-14%
Irving Park$925+3%
Avondale$900--
Woodlawn$740--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Fulton River District$3,524+46%
Wrigleyville$3,244+8%
Goose Island$3,207+3%
West Loop$3,140+10%
Near West Side$2,983+27%
West Side$2,726+21%
Streeterville$2,715-1%
Little Italy$2,593+16%
Near South Side$2,370+1%
Downtown$2,332-11%
The Loop$2,313-7%
Fulton Market$2,250-23%
East Humboldt Park$2,225+27%
Old Town$2,200--
Near North Side$2,157-21%
River West$2,150--
Hyde Park$2,124+23%
Gold Coast$2,000-42%
South Side$1,873+87%
Lakeview$1,775-7%
North Side$1,755-2%
Lake View East$1,755-2%
Uptown$1,7420%
Lincoln Park$1,735+6%
Park West$1,710+8%
Bryn Mawr Historic District$1,695+17%
Buena Park$1,657+8%
Lathrop$1,6450%
North Center$1,595-9%
Lower West Side$1,595+12%
Wicker Park$1,575--
Far North Side$1,547+5%
West Town$1,500-32%
Ravenswood$1,495-19%
Avondale$1,495-17%
Rogers Park$1,472+6%
Clarendon Park$1,410-19%
Sheridan Park$1,400-17%
Edgewater$1,395-9%
South East Ravenswood$1,395--
Edgewater Beach$1,355-11%
East Ukrainian Village$1,350-32%
Woodlawn$1,350+8%
West Ridge$1,322+8%
Lincoln Square$1,310-10%
Irving Park$995-5%
Ukrainian Village$850--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Fulton River District$4,781+38%
Goose Island$4,345-17%
Fulton Market$4,250+12%
West Loop$3,897-8%
River West$3,800--
Wicker Park$3,750--
River North$3,650--
Streeterville$3,607-2%
Greektown$3,500--
The Loop$3,379+4%
Near North Side$3,370-7%
Downtown$3,325+1%
Near West Side$3,285+3%
Near South Side$3,211+4%
West Town$3,210-15%
West Side$3,050-6%
Little Italy$3,030-4%
Bryn Mawr Historic District$2,995+112%
East Humboldt Park$2,875--
Edgewater$2,850+75%
Gold Coast$2,795+22%
Old Town$2,600--
Hyde Park$2,503+6%
Lakeview$2,450+12%
Lincoln Park$2,420+5%
North Side$2,410+7%
Park West$2,410+6%
Buena Park$2,395+9%
South Side$2,390+60%
Lake View East$2,372+10%
Ukrainian Village$2,350-16%
Uptown$2,295+10%
North Center$2,295--
Ravenswood$2,125-22%
Far North Side$2,093+14%
Rogers Park$2,070+5%
Clarendon Park$2,041-9%
Logan Square$1,999-7%
South East Ravenswood$1,975+6%
Irving Park$1,925+24%
East Ukrainian Village$1,900+9%
Lower West Side$1,895+49%
Woodlawn$1,850+20%
Avondale$1,800+16%
Lathrop$1,6950%
Sheridan Park$1,625-29%
Lincoln Square$1,445-43%
West Ridge$1,445+3%
Edgewater Beach$1,325-19%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

7%

15-30 Mins

22%

30-40 Mins

25%

40-60 Mins

26%

60+ Mins

20%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8484

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 16 of 19 renters

Percentage: 7070

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 11 of 19 renters

Percentage: 6262

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 11 of 19 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 98% more grocery stores than average
  3. 34% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 98% more restaurants than average
  3. 8% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 99% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 16% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Northwest Side Chicago is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 99% more parks than average
  3. 58% more parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Northwest Side Chicago earns a gold star for childcare.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 98% more daycares than average
  3. 26% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If you love to shop, Northwest Side Chicago is a good fit.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 98% more shops than average
  3. 13% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with Northwest Side Chicago.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 98% more pet facilities than average
  3. 6% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 98% more gas stations than average
  3. 16% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 96% more coffee shops than average
  3. Far fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Northwest Side Chicago.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 94% more gyms than average
  3. Far fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Northwest Side Chicago sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 99% more theaters than average
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 15% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. Far fewer amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Northwest Side Chicago gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. 98% more hospitals than average
  3. 11% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Northwest Side Chicago doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 97% more medical facilities than average
  3. 68% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 19 of 19 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 17 of 19 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 19 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 11 of 19 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 11 of 19 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 10 of 19 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 19 of 19 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Northwest Side Chicago

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City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
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Evanston, IL 7.9 miles$2,644$3,466
Oak Park, IL 4.1 miles$1,354$1,694
Des Plaines, IL 8.7 miles$1,946$2,457
Skokie, IL 6.5 miles$1,350$1,800
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Naperville, IL 22.4 miles$1,949$2,549

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