Hegewisch, Chicago, IL

Hegewisch Neighborhood Guide Chicago, IL

About

Hegewisch is a vibrant, family-friendly neighborhood located in the far southeast side of Chicago, Illinois. Bounded by the South Deering neighborhood to the west, the community is known for its small-town feel within a large city. The neighborhood is known for Mann Park, a popular recreational spot, and is easily accessible via the Bishop Ford Freeway and the Illinois-83 S Avenue O. Hegewisch is also home to the South Shore train line, which provides convenient access to downtown Chicago.

What You Will Love About Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois

  • The family-oriented atmosphere and tight-knit community are sure to make anyone feel at home.
  • Mann Park is a popular spot with facilities for sports, picnics, and a playground.
  • Hegewisch offers convenient transportation options, with easy access to major highways and a direct train line to downtown Chicago.

What’s Nearby

Hegewisch is in close proximity to Lake Calumet and the Calumet River, offering opportunities for boating and fishing. The neighborhood is also just a short drive or train ride away from downtown Chicago, with its many cultural attractions, restaurants, and shopping venues. Nearby, Wolf Lake Memorial Park provides more outdoor recreational opportunities.

Lifestyle

Hegewisch offers a peaceful, residential lifestyle with most residents owning their homes. There is a strong sense of community here, with numerous events held throughout the year. The neighborhood has a suburban feel but gives residents easy access to the amenities and buzzing atmosphere of downtown Chicago.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 39 restaurants, 16 grocery stores, and 16 parks within a mile of the Hegewisch neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Hegewisch Fruit Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    13209 S Baltimore Ave

  • GROCERY
    Eric's Food Center

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    13209 S Baltimore Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Azcon Metals

    Business and Professional Services, Recycling Facility, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    1.0 mile

    13733 S Avenue O

  • GROCERY
    La Barca Food Products

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    13833 S Saginaw Ave

  • GROCERY
    Pete's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.6 miles

    3448 E 118th St

  • GROCERY
    Diamond Peak Salt Distributors

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.8 miles

    1600 E 122nd St

Hegewisch Apartments and Rentals

44 Rental properties in Hegewisch, Chicago, IL.

  • 470 Gordon property

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    470 Gordon

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    403–724 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 464 Gordon property

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    464 Gordon

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    425–703 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 634 Sibley Blvd property

    $1,075+

    634 Sibley Blvd

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    560–860 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 1633 Harbor Ave property

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    1633 Harbor Ave

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    590–790 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 101 Memorial property

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    101 Memorial

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    608–748 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 1677 S State property

    $975

    1677 S State

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    650–700 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
15.2%
39.2%
utilities
0.2%
8.9%
food
1.6%
3.4%
transportation
0%
5.8%
healthcare
3.4%
7.3%

Hegewisch Demographics

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Hegewisch Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

Hegewisch Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

64/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

75/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

38/100
3 train stops, 1 other stop

Norfolk Southern

Train Stop

13227 S Torrence Ave

Hegewisch station

Train Stop

13730 S Brainard Ave

Thomas Coach

Other

310 Marquette Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Hegewisch Schools

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