Near West Side 59 Below average
Near West Side Livability #48 ranked neighborhood in Chicago#48 ranked neighborhood in IllinoisRanks better than 19% of areas
A+ Near West Side Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Near West Side Cost of Living Cost of living is 17% higher than Illinois
Near West Side
11515% more expensive than the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Near West Side cost of living
F Near West Side Crime Total crime is 175% higher than Illinois
Total crime
6,431149% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16149% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Near West Side crime
C- Near West Side Employment Household income is 9% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$64,39916% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$41,40439% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%39% higher than the US average
Near West Side employment
D- Near West Side Housing Home value is 42% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$248,35134% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,20927% higher than the US average
Home ownership
36%44% lower than the US average
Near West Side real estate or Near West Side rentals
F Near West Side Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
90%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
31%38% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Near West Side K-12 schools
B Near West Side User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Near West Side
Overall user rating
73% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
73% 2 total surveys
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      Near West Side transportation information

      StatisticNear West SideChicagoIllinois
      Average one way commuten/a34min29min
      Workers who drive to work35.3%49.5%73.4%
      Workers who carpool4.2%8.2%8.3%
      Workers who take public transit25.4%27.8%9.2%
      Workers who bicycle2.2%1.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk25.0%6.7%3.1%
      Working from home5.8%4.5%4.4%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Near West Side, Chicago, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).