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Popular Elmhurst Apartments
Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126
1 Bedroom$1,167 - $2,462
2 Bedrooms$1,469 - $3,912
Westmont, Illinois, 60559
1 Bedroom$1,059 - $2,216
2 Bedrooms$1,320 - $3,436
3 Bedrooms$1,729 - $2,768
Lombard, Illinois, 60148
Studio/1 Bedroom$939 - $2,195
2 Bedrooms$1,369 - $3,053
3 Bedrooms$1,649 - $3,886
Oak Park, Illinois, 60301
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,189 - $3,030
2 Bedrooms$1,719 - $5,246
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Elmhurst is quite a nice city with a wide array of apartment living options - you can find captivating park views or impeccably maintained apartments available in a variety of different neighborhoods all over the city. You can easily find pet friendly apartments in Elmhurst using MyNewPlace and searching for apartment amenities like a spa and/or sauna.
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Elmhurst Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 2.8% 8.3% -5.5% $10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 5.5% -2.1% $15,000 to $19,999 3.5% 5.5% -2.0% $20,000 to $24,999 3.3% 5.8% -2.5% $25,000 to $29,999 3.1% 5.9% -2.8% $30,000 to $34,999 3.9% 6.0% -2.1% $35,000 to $39,999 4.5% 5.7% -1.2% $40,000 to $44,999 4.3% 5.6% -1.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.5% 5.0% -0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 8.6% 9.4% -0.8% $60,000 to $74,999 12.0% 11.4% +0.6% $75,000 to $99,999 17.2% 11.6% +5.6% $100,000 to $124,999 10.5% 6.1% +4.4% $125,000 to $149,999 6.5% 2.9% +3.6% $150,000 to $199,999 6.5% 2.6% +3.9% $200,000 or more 5.6% 2.8% +2.8%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.7% 7.1% -0.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.5% 13.0% +2.5% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.9% 15.2% -1.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 18.2% 13.1% +5.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.3% 10.1% -0.8% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.6% 7.0% +0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 7.3% 4.8% +2.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 3.4% 6.2% -2.8% 50.0% or more 12.9% 17.3% -4.4% Not computed 5.3% 6.3% -1.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 6.7% 12.2% -5.5% 25 to 34 years 26.7% 29.1% -2.4% 35 to 44 years 22.1% 21.9% +0.2% 45 to 54 years 15.9% 14.5% +1.4% 55 to 64 years 8.4% 8.2% +0.2% 65 to 74 years 6.9% 6.3% +0.6% 75 to 84 years 8.2% 5.4% +2.8% 85 years and over 5.0% 2.4% +2.6%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 31.0% 28.2% +2.8% 30 to 44 minutes 26.9% 24.2% +2.7% 45 to 59 minutes 16.1% 16.4% -0.3% 60 or more minutes 25.9% 31.2% -5.3%
Source: 2000 Census
Getting An Apartment In Elmhurst
With a population of 46013, Elmhurst is a sizeable suburban city on the outskirts of The Windy City of Chicago, Illinois. Elmhurst is home to a highly reputable four-year liberal arts college and it's own Soccer Club, not to mention the many college and high-school athletics, as well as the White Pines Country Club where you can go to play golf. It's a choice suburb that has it's own urban cosmopolitan bustle while affording it's residents a nice amount of peace and quiet. Get in-touch with some of the locals using our link LocalTalk and get a feel for the neighborhood. Some local monuments include the historic York Theater, the Elmhurst Art Museum and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Arts. People move here to Elmhurst to get away from the city without losing all the conveniences...use our apartment guide Apartment Guide to find the place that is perfect for you!
Apartment Rental Trends In Elmhurst
Elmhurst rents tend to be very competitive, with a few exceptions (there are always bargains if you look hard enough...) so you should go into it knowing exactly what you want and take your time checking-out everything that's offered. You'll be living very close to Chicago no matter what; it's just a matter of what neighborhood. You may end up somewhere on the border between Elmhurst and an area like Westmont or Oak Park, both of which are also nice suburbs West of Chicago. As you might imagine, you'll have an easier time finding and apartment in the Winter months, when less people flock to the outdoor pools offered by some of these properties. (Brrr....)
Elmhurst College is a very big draw for the community. It's a center of intellectual activity, with a passion for sports (with their own team, 'The Bluejays,' theater, political activism and music as well. Maybe you're moving-in to an apartment in Elmhurst with your family and you have kids who are soon going to college? Maybe you yourself are a teaching professional looking to get yourself a legit gig in academia? Well, have a look at Elmhurst College's extensive website website for more information about employment opportunities, public events like theater productions, concerts, lectures and sports games, the campus facilities, and the application process for prospective students. The beautiful campus boasts 48 acres of land with 25 buildings.
Heritage, Culture and Museums
The town of Elmhurst's official website website is a good first-stop on your way as you get acquainted with the area. The great American poet, historian and novelist Carl Sandburg was born and raised in Elmhurst. Another hallmark cultural hub in Elmhurst is the Theatre Historical Society of America. It's devoted to catalogue and preserving the legacy of Movie Theaters, (not theatrical play theaters) classic 'Movie Palaces', a place for film buffs. Moving-on...maybe you're wondering what 'lapidary' is? Well it's the art of cutting and polishing stone. Someone who does that is actually called 'a lapidary'. The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art has an incredible collection of precious artifacts from all periods of civilization, ancient to contemporary: jade carvings, dioramas, old vases, gem stones, jewelry, reliefs, cameos, you name it. Do have a look, it's pretty unique: website. The museum is named after the one-of-kind-feast-your-eyes sculpture: Castle Lizzadro, which is a model castle made from SOLID 18K GOLD! The castle was made as a monument to the museum's founder, Joseph Lizzadro.
Entertainment, The Town Center And Nightlife
Elmhurst city center has it's own website to help you get situated and find-out what's happening: website. Restaurants, bars, clubs, music venues, art galleries and special local artisans studios, shopping malls, beauty salons, bakeries, coffee shops, bookstores, bowling alleys, ice cream parlors, day spas, gyms, health food stores, a large public library, other art museums, the York Movie Theater, boutiques...you'll find it all in Elmhurst. The website offers lots of discounts, special deals and gift certificates. The town has a cosmopolitan sophistication all its own.
The Elmhurst Park District
The Great Outdoors does not go neglected in Elmhurst. The Park District's website (website) will keep you up-to-date. Wilder Park features a large conservatory and greenhouse, which is currently undergoing renovation. Christmas is a pretty big deal in Elmhurst and they have a big tree lighting and decorating ceremony in Wilder Park. They host weddings and other parties, if you want to rent some of the facilities. They have athletic fields too. And it's dog-friendly!
Average Apartment Rent in Elmhurst, Illinois
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What neighborhoods in Elmhurst are good for eating out?
There are many good neighborhoods for eating out in Elmhurst. Certainly the area with highest concentration of restaurants is in downtown Elmhurst at the intersection of York St and Park Ave. There is another cluster of eateries a little bit to the north, at the intersection of York and Schiller, and to the south, at the intersection of York and Crescent Ave. The stretch of North Ave near Route 183 is another dining hotspot.
Will I need a car in Elmhurst?
No, you probably will not need a car in Elmhurst. In fact, the number of people who take public transportation in Elmhurst, Illinois is 164 percent greater than the Illinois average and 306 percent greater than the national average. These numbers indicate that Elmhurst has a better-than-adequate public transit system. Elmhurst is served by Pace buses, and the Elmhurst station on the Union Pacific West line, which is part of the Metra commuter train system, provides service to downtown Chicago.