West End, Decatur, IL

West End Neighborhood Guide Decatur, IL

About

The West End neighborhood of Decatur, Illinois is a residential area known for its quiet, community-focused atmosphere. Located close to the heart of Decatur, it has easy access to the city's amenities via the US Route 51 and Interstate 72. Nearby parks, such as Fairview Park, contribute to the neighborhood's outdoor appeal while the Scovill Zoo, a few miles away, makes for a fun family day out.

What You Will Love About West End, Decatur, Illinois

  • You'll appreciate the tranquil, community-oriented lifestyle that the West End offers.
  • The neighborhood's proximity to major roadways like US Route 51 and Interstate 72 makes commuting and travel a breeze.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy living close to parks like Fairview Park, providing a vast space for leisure and recreation.
  • The nearby Scovill Zoo is a favorite local attraction, perfect for family outings.

What's Nearby

West End is just a stone's throw away from downtown Decatur, where residents can enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The educational and research facility, Millikin University is also close by, adding an academic vibrancy to the area. For nature lovers, the Lake Decatur is a few minutes' drive, popular for fishing and boating.

Lifestyle

Life in West End, Decatur is balanced with tranquility and accessibility. Whether you enjoy spending time outdoors, shopping, dining, or exploring local attractions, this neighborhood offers it all within a short distance. Its small-town charm combined with the convenience of city living makes it an attractive choice for both families and individuals.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 21 restaurants, 6 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the West End neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Prairie Pantry

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    1645 W Grand Ave

  • GROCERY
    County Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    1185 W Grand Ave

  • GROCERY
    Save-A-Lot

    Retail, Discount Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    1175 W Grand Ave

West End Apartments and Rentals

39 Rental properties in West End, Decatur, IL.

  • 2111 E Wood St property

    $925

    2111 E Wood St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    972 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1350 E Wellington Way property

    $625

    1350 E Wellington Way

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    605 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 749 E Cleveland Ave property

    $1,200

    749 E Cleveland Ave

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1092 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 26 Sandcreek Dr property

    $1,995

    26 Sandcreek Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1800 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 520 S Church St property

    $650

    520 S Church St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 46 Meadow Terrace Dr property

    $1,150

    46 Meadow Terrace Dr

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    875 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
55.7%
46.5%
utilities
2.1%
6.8%
food
5.2%
3.5%
transportation
11.5%
6.3%
healthcare
19.9%
16.9%

West End Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

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  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

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  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

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West End Schools

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