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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 6/12/2024

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Local Reviews

Gentrification, multi diverse. I like visiting Bridgeport Inn, and all the diverse options of ethnic foods. I like taking visiting family to the IPA Bars and many of the

Murals are popular. Trendy restuarnts would be great if crime wasnt an issue. We get alot of people from projects across and creates unruly behavior

The neighborhood is a safe place to live in, everyone living on the street are good neighbors, and they would help each other out when needed.

I like to go to the nearby restaurants. It's the place to go for afternoon tea in a nice environment and away from the noise

There are three things I love about my neighborhood and they are, my neighbors the houses and then the yards

Everyone is old and keeps to their selfs and fish so until I qualify for Medicare or pick a rod there's not much to do

Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

24%

4 people

19%

5 people

10%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

48%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

4%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

12%

20-45

48%

45-65

20%

65+

10%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/12/2024

*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 Lower West 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 Lower West 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 6/12/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

4%

Compared to National Average

9.4%

The cost of living in Lower West Side, Chicago, IL is 4% higher than the state average and 9.4% higher than the national average. Lower West 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 Lower West 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 Lower West 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
Lansing$1,727-11%
Schaumburg$1,544+5%
Lombard$1,499-10%
Chicago$1,470+16%
Naperville$1,462-29%
Oak Lawn$1,450--
Crystal Lake$1,450--
Evanston$1,370+6%
Aurora$1,325+5%
Bolingbrook$1,282+21%
Portage$1,160--
Wheaton$990-46%
Joliet$962+8%
Waukegan$910+1%
Hammond$870+13%
Valparaiso$850+10%
Merrillville$7620%
Elgin$750--
Michigan City$7120%
Gary$699+7%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Lombard$2,709+22%
Evanston$2,644+19%
Naperville$1,949+8%
Chicago$1,920+6%
Plainfield$1,800+3%
Elgin$1,7920%
Wheaton$1,737+2%
Crystal Lake$1,682--
Schaumburg$1,665+5%
Bolingbrook$1,587+40%
Aurora$1,470+9%
Skokie$1,350--
Portage$1,350+35%
Merrillville$1,307+1%
Crown Point$1,259+6%
Lansing$1,175--
Valparaiso$1,164+17%
Waukegan$1,160+4%
Joliet$1,090+8%
Hammond$1,020+16%
Calumet City$860+5%
Michigan City$8220%
Gary$812+16%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Evanston$3,466+80%
Naperville$2,549+13%
Chicago$2,500+9%
Crystal Lake$2,497+61%
Elgin$2,3900%
Plainfield$2,250-13%
Lombard$2,166-13%
Wheaton$2,010+9%
Aurora$2,007+7%
Schaumburg$1,978+4%
Bolingbrook$1,8120%
Skokie$1,800+14%
Portage$1,672+53%
Oak Lawn$1,500--
Merrillville$1,472+10%
Waukegan$1,447-1%
Crown Point$1,349+2%
Joliet$1,292+8%
Hammond$1,253+17%
Valparaiso$1,227+9%
Michigan City$1,133+6%
Calumet City$1,070+5%
Gary$905+3%
Lansing$899--

Compare Neighborhoods

Far Southeast Side

$762

1 Bed Avg. Rent

South Shore

$825

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Northwest Side

$995

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 Far Southeast Side, South Shore, and Northwest Side, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $762, $825, and $995 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Irving Park and Grand Boulevard, where the rents are $995 and $1,195, 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 West Loop. A 1-bedroom apartment in Logan Square averages at $3,900, in Fulton River District it averages $3,524, and in West Loop, the average is $3,140. For additional high-end living options, Near West Side offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,983, and West Side at $2,726. 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 Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and West Town. In Wicker Park, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,575. Lincoln Park sees average rents of $1,735 for a 1-bedroom unit. West Town offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,500. For those seeking other popular areas, River West presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,150, and North Side 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%
Near East Side$2,625+11%
Near West Side$2,570+33%
West Side$2,570+56%
West Loop$2,562+101%
Lower West Side$2,500--
The Loop$2,500-1%
Fulton Market$2,5000%
Far Southwest Side$2,278+210%
Central Station$2,232+17%
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--
East Hyde Park$1,536-9%
Hyde Park$1,490-12%
Buena Park$1,465+7%
South Side$1,436-8%
Far Southeast Side$1,399+106%
Greektown$1,390+9%
Lincoln Park$1,385+20%
North Side$1,327+14%
Lake View East$1,305+9%
Lakeview$1,275+7%
Uptown$1,212-7%
Hyde Park Kenwood Historic District$1,210-30%
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%
Albany Park$935--
Northwest Side$925+3%
Irving Park$925+3%
Southwest Side$750--
Woodlawn$740--
South Shore$7250%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Fulton River District$3,524+46%
West Loop$3,140+10%
Near West Side$2,983+27%
West Side$2,726+21%
Streeterville$2,715-1%
Near East Side$2,680-7%
Little Italy$2,593+16%
Central Station$2,587+4%
Near South Side$2,370+1%
Downtown$2,332-11%
The Loop$2,313-7%
East Hyde Park$2,272+193%
Fulton Market$2,250-23%
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%
Hyde Park Kenwood Historic District$1,801-6%
Lakeview$1,775-7%
North Side$1,755-2%
Lake View East$1,755-2%
Uptown$1,7420%
Lincoln Park$1,735+6%
Buena Park$1,657+8%
Lower West Side$1,595+12%
Wicker Park$1,575--
Far North Side$1,547+5%
West Town$1,500-32%
Beverly$1,500--
Far Southwest Side$1,500--
Bridgeport$1,495--
Ravenswood$1,495-19%
Rogers Park$1,472+6%
Hermosa$1,435--
Edgewater$1,395-9%
Edgewater Beach$1,355-11%
Woodlawn$1,350+8%
West Ridge$1,322+8%
Lincoln Square$1,310-10%
Albany Park$1,3000%
Grand Boulevard$1,195+6%
Northwest Side$995-5%
Irving Park$995-5%
South Shore$8250%
Far Southeast Side$762+5%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Fulton River District$4,781+38%
Near East Side$4,652+16%
Fulton Market$4,250+12%
Central Station$4,068+20%
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%
East Hyde Park$3,099+31%
West Side$3,050-6%
Little Italy$3,030-4%
Beverly$2,900--
Edgewater$2,850+75%
Gold Coast$2,795+22%
Hyde Park$2,503+6%
Lakeview$2,450+12%
Lincoln Park$2,420+5%
North Side$2,410+7%
Buena Park$2,395+9%
South Side$2,390+60%
Lake View East$2,372+10%
Uptown$2,295+10%
Hyde Park Kenwood Historic District$2,197-32%
Ravenswood$2,125-22%
Far North Side$2,093+14%
Rogers Park$2,070+5%
Logan Square$1,999-7%
Irving Park$1,925+24%
Grand Boulevard$1,907--
Lower West Side$1,895+49%
Woodlawn$1,850+20%
Far Southwest Side$1,850--
Bridgeport$1,800+81%
Northwest Side$1,800+20%
Albany Park$1,650+10%
Lincoln Square$1,445-43%
West Ridge$1,445+3%
Southwest Side$1,410+18%
Edgewater Beach$1,325-19%
South Shore$1,300+11%
Far Southeast Side$1,100-6%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

14%

15-30 Mins

34%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

11%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9292

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 8989

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 6767

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 94% more restaurants than average
  3. 47% more restaurants 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. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 90% more coffee shops than average
  3. 37% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Lower West Side Chicago.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 91% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 43% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lower West Side Chicago is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 93% more daycares than average
  3. 47% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lower West Side Chicago sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 91% more theaters than average
  3. 63% more theaters than 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. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 96% more fine art centers than average
  3. 63% more 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. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. 60% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lower West Side Chicago gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 47% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Lower West Side Chicago doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 90% more medical facilities than average
  3. 28% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Lower West Side Chicago.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 91% more gas stations than average
  3. 30% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 20% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Lower West Side Chicago.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. 47% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Lower West Side Chicago.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 27% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lower West Side Chicago could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

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

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Lower West Side Chicago

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City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Chicago, IL 2.8 miles$1,920$2,500
Hammond, IN 20.4 miles$1,020$1,253
Cicero, IL 4.6 miles---$1,400
Oak Park, IL 6.5 miles$1,354$1,694
Berwyn, IL 6.6 miles$1,350$1,400
Oak Lawn, IL 10.1 miles---$1,500
Evanston, IL 13.1 miles$2,644$3,466
Gary, IN 24.3 miles$812$905
Naperville, IL 25.2 miles$1,949$2,549
Skokie, IL 13 miles$1,350$1,800

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Lower West Side$1,595$1,895
Near West Side 1.5 miles$2,983$3,285
Heart of Chicago 0.6 miles$1,595$1,895
Pilsen 0.6 miles$2,400---
Little Italy 1.2 miles$2,593$3,030
Bridgeport 1.4 miles$1,495$1,800
Tri-Taylor 1.7 miles---$1,800
McKinley Park 1.4 miles---$1,600
Chinatown 1.5 miles------