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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 6/22/2024

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Local Reviews

you know each time i see the police it good and want to see people stand up and protection others been a long time to see does want good want

I like the upkeep, everything looks nice and clean .one of my favorite burger spots is 15 minutes away so that's nice and convenient

Close to downtown Chicago, close to lake front, lots of grocery stores and restaurants near by near a lot of attractions that's family friendly easy access to highway

Our neighborhood is near the raibow beach there is a park in there too where kids can play air is fresh and ciew is very relaxing that is my fave place

Demographics

Education

High School

36%

Associate's

40%

Bachelor's

14%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

42%

3 people

25%

4 people

19%

5 people

9%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

67%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

12%

20-45

36%

45-65

25%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 5/55/5

Renters gave this area a 5 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/22/2024

*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 South Shore, 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 South Shore, 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 6/22/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

4%

Compared to National Average

9.4%

The cost of living in South Shore, Chicago, IL is 4% higher than the state average and 9.4% higher than the national average. South Shore, 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 South Shore, 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 South Shore, 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%
La Porte$965-11%
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%
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%
La Porte$1,140-18%
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%
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%
La Porte$1,613+9%
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

Northwest Side

$995

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Irving Park

$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, Northwest Side, and Irving Park, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $762, $995, and $995 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Little Village and Grand Boulevard, where the rents are $1,145 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%
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--
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%
Beverly$1,500--
West Town$1,500-32%
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%
Little Village$1,145+10%
Northwest Side$995-5%
Irving Park$995-5%
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%
Little Village$1,600+15%
Lincoln Square$1,445-43%
West Ridge$1,445+3%
Southwest Side$1,410+18%
Edgewater Beach$1,325-19%
Far Southeast Side$1,100-6%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

6%

15-30 Mins

19%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

23%

60+ Mins

31%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6767

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

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Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Percentage: 6969

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Percentage: 6868

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

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Need A Car

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Shore Chicago is espresso-ing itself in all the right ways.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 81% more coffee shops than average
  3. 57% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Shore Chicago is prime for park lovers.

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

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Shore Chicago's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 85% more shops than average
  3. 13% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore South Shore Chicago.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 76% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If the world is a stage, then South Shore Chicago is a real player.

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

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. 14% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in South Shore Chicago are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. 13% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. South Shore Chicago gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 57% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Shore Chicago is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 96% more daycares than average
  3. 66% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in South Shore Chicago.

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

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South Shore Chicago gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 53% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in South Shore Chicago doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 91% more medical facilities than average
  3. 39% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. South Shore Chicago is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 31% more bars and clubs than average
  3. Far fewer bars and clubs than 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. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. Far fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: South Shore 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

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

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Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

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Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

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Near Schools

Yes

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Nice Views

Yes

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Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

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Busy Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

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Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in South Shore Chicago

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Chicago, IL 9 miles$1,920$2,500
Hammond, IN 12.9 miles$1,020$1,253
Gary, IN 16.5 miles$812$905
Oak Lawn, IL 9.8 miles---$1,500
Calumet City, IL 10.3 miles$860$1,070
South Holland, IL 11.2 miles------
Evergreen Park, IL 7.2 miles$1,250$1,512
Dolton, IL 8.7 miles------
Merrillville, IN 22.9 miles$1,307$1,472
Lansing, IL 13.7 miles$1,175$899

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Woodlawn 1.7 miles$1,350$1,850
South Chicago 1.8 miles$762$1,100
Avalon Park 1.4 miles------
East Chatham 1.9 miles$750$860