Monday, July 28, 2008

Area Profile: Lakeview, 2nd in Sales, 8th Price

The second in our weekly series of profiles of the 77 census areas that make up Chicago. The statistics come from various sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the database of, where you will find a more-comprehensive profile of every area, with a map showing the neighborhoods within each area.

Lakeview (No. 2 in units sold, No. 8 in median sales price, 2007)

Boundaries: South: Diversey; North: Montrose, Irving Park; East: Lake Michigan; West: Ravenswood

Neighborhoods: Lakeview East, Lakeview, Southeast Ravenswood, Graceland West

Appreciation (2/1/08): 1 yr: 6% (25th of 77 areas); 5 yrs: 19% (60th)

Demographics: College Graduate: 71% (2nd of 77 areas); Professional: 63% (5th); Median Income: $54,000 (8th)

Largest Condos: 655 W. Irving Park (901 units), 3550 N. Lake Shore (728), 3950 N. Lake Shore (660), 2800 N. Lake Shore (655), 3600 N. Lake Shore (640)

Complete Area Profile, with map and schools

All Profiles to Date (Near North)

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