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Chicago, IL

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Situated on the coast of Lake Michigan is the unparalleled skyline of the Windy City, home to the Bulls, the Bears, deep dish pizza, the Chicago-style hotdog, and stunning architecture. This financial world hub is also a leader in manufacturing, start-ups, publishing, and of course, the blues. Chicago’s music scene, theatre, and museums make it a world class destination, and with the O’Hare International Airport, traveling domestically or globally is a synch.

Apartments in Chicago IL

$919-$2358

Lakeside Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1042-$3366

Yorktown Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1715-$4571

Evanston Place Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2.5

$1209-$3138

Farmingdale Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1319-$4651

Elm Creek Apartments & Townhomes
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-3.5

$1054-$3265

Twin Lake Towers Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Chicago, IL is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.17%
  • 8.94%
  • 7.78%
  • Female
  • 10.13%
  • 8.35%
  • 7.11%
$916
is average rent in Chicago, IL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 4.68%
  • 5.68%
  • 6.05%
28.01%
of units are available for rent in Chicago
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 46957
  • 4996
  • 78919
Getting Around in Chicago, IL

There’s no need to stress if you’re planning on making the move to Chicago without a car. The CTA, Chicago Transit Authority, bus and rail services will bring you from the suburbs to the heart of the city in no time. You can even connect to O’Hare International Airport without ever having to worry about finding parking. Biking is popular as well with abundant bike lanes, routes, and trails that make it easy to get around town on your own schedule.

95
Walk Score®
"Walker's Paradise"
71
Transit Score®
"Excellent Transit"
The average commuter time in Chicago is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.91%
  • 19.73%
  • 3.41%

Enjoy the Blues

<p>The Chicago blues scene thrives on live music in clubs, at concerts, on the radio, and through the numerous Chicago based record companies. The annual Chicago Blues Festival has featured such greats as John Lee Hooker, Howlin Wolf, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bo Diddley, Albert King, and Muddy Waters. Both established and new emerging artists mix together in this blues landscape, so sit back, relax and listen nightly.</p>

Explore Chicago's Museums

<p>Take in the splendors of the global art scene at the Art Institute of Chicago and tour their rich and varied collections. For a natural history experience, check out The Field Museum's T. Rex display and then gaze at the stars and explore space at the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum. Or take a plunge into the exhibits of the Shedd Aquarium and tour the vast aquatic life. Whether you're into dinos or dolphins, you will always have the opportunity to explore, learn, and live it up in this exciting city.</p>

Lincoln Park

<p>Lincoln Park is a 1200 acre greenspace that stretches for seven miles along Chicago's Lake Michigan waterfront. The nation's second largest public park, it includes 15 baseball areas, 6 basketball courts, softball fields, soccer fields, 35 tennis courts, 163 volleyball courts, field houses, a target archery field, a driving range and a golf course. The park also includes a number of harbors with boating facilities as well as public beaches. If you're more into aesthetic beauty, check out landscape gardens, public art, a zoo, museums, and a theater. Be one of the more than 20 million visitors the park receives each year.</p>