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About Chicago

Chicago is a neighborhood in the Chicago Metro Area and in the Cook County. It has a population of 2,699,347 and a population density of 11,956, which is 99% above the national average. It has a median age of 35, which is 3 years below the Chicago Metro median age and 3 years below the national average.

Chicago has a median home value of $327,200, which is 5% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,956 is 1% above the metro average rent and 46% above the national average rent. The average household income in Chicago is $62,097 , which is 17% below the Metro average household income and 4% below the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Chicago is 5. Chicago also has a crime index 137 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.

The average commute time to Lewis University Arprt is 7 mins, making it one of the best places to live near University in Chicago It is located 10 mins to the nearest airport (Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), 5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60638, United States), making it one of the best places to live near the airport in Chicago

$316,200Median Home Value
$319,399 Chicago Metro Area
$1,956Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
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less than 5 mins To Chicago Metro Area
32 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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