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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 6/13/2024

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Local Reviews

I have lived here for 20 years. It is an amazing neighborhood with great people. The third best elementary school in the city.

the food in the area is unique because it just is. We go to a lot of places in the area because we go to a lot of places in the area..

I like this neighnorhood because it is quiet, yet busy streets are nearby. People walk and stroll throughout my neighborhood. Also, good public transportation is just one block away.

I live in a great neighbourhood. It is wonderful because it offers us a lot of facilities. The green park near my house makes the area much more beautiful

I would like to go with my family and friend is to go shop and go to the ranch to have fun and play domo sports

Unique things about my neighborhood are the stores that are walking distance. Literally across my street there"s a store that you can get food and supplies from. And there's many stores around the area. Such as Target , Walmart, Burlington and more,

Demographics

Education

High School

13%

Associate's

13%

Bachelor's

47%

Master's

24%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

26%

4 people

27%

5 people

9%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

18%

50-100k

22%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

13%

200k+

29%

Age

0-10

18%

10-20

9%

20-45

45%

45-65

20%

65+

8%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/13/2024

*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 North Center, 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 North Center, 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 6/13/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

4%

Compared to National Average

9.4%

The cost of living in North Center, Chicago, IL is 4% higher than the state average and 9.4% higher than the national average. North Center, 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 North Center, 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 North Center, 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--
Evanston$1,370+6%
Aurora$1,325+5%
Bolingbrook$1,282+21%
Portage$1,160--
Wheaton$990-46%
Joliet$962+8%
Waukegan$910+1%
Kenosha$875+35%
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%
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%
Kenosha$1,070-3%
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%
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%
Kenosha$1,341-1%
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%
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--
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%
Logan Square$1,600--
West Town$1,600-22%
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%
Ravenswood$1,050+11%
Lincoln Square$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--
Ravenswood$1,495-19%
Bridgeport$1,495--
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--
Northwest Side$1,800+20%
Bridgeport$1,800+81%
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

9%

15-30 Mins

22%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

35%

60+ Mins

11%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9191

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 8888

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 6767

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. North Center Chicago gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 96% more grocery stores than average
  3. 48% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 94% more restaurants than average
  3. 48% 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. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 95% more coffee shops than average
  3. 63% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in North Center Chicago.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 97% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 73% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 90% more parks than average
  3. 7% more parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in North Center Chicago.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 97% more gyms than average
  3. 56% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? North Center Chicago doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 96% more pet facilities than average
  3. 61% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

North Center Chicago sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 94% more theaters than average
  3. 67% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in North Center Chicago doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 90% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to 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 North Center Chicago.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. 50% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

North Center Chicago is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 84% more daycares than average
  3. 28% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in North Center 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

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

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

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: North Center Chicago is light on amusement parks.

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

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

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

Area Features

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

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 North Center Chicago

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Chicago, IL 5.2 miles$1,920$2,500
Evanston, IL 6.5 miles$2,644$3,466
Skokie, IL 6.4 miles$1,350$1,800
Hammond, IN 26.9 miles$1,020$1,253
Oak Park, IL 6.7 miles$1,354$1,694
Jefferson Park, IL 4.4 miles------
Park Ridge, IL 9.2 miles$1,695$1,825
Berwyn, IL 8.8 miles$1,350$1,400
Naperville, IL 26.3 miles$1,949$2,549
Oak Lawn, IL 16.1 miles---$1,500

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
North Center$1,595$2,295
North Side 1 miles$1,755$2,410
Lakeview 1.5 miles$1,775$2,450
Lake View East 2 miles$1,755$2,372
Uptown 1.9 miles$1,742$2,295
Logan Square 1.9 miles$3,900$1,999
Roscoe Village 0.3 miles$1,450$2,595
Ravenswood 1.5 miles$1,495$2,125
Lincoln Square 1.9 miles$1,310$1,445
Buena Park 1.8 miles$1,657$2,395