Thursday, August 14, 2008

Area Profile: Lincoln Park, 4 in Sales, 3 in Price

The fourth 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.

Lincoln Park (No. 4 in units sold, No. 3 in median sales price, 2007)

Boundaries: South: North Avenue; North: Diversey; East: Lake Michigan; West: Chicago River, North Branch

Neighborhoods: Lathrop Homes, Wrightwood Neighbors, Park West, West De Paul, Ranch Triangle, Sheffield Neighbors, Lincoln Park, Old Town Triangle

Appreciation (2/1/08): 1 yr: 8% (18th of 77 areas); 5 yrs: 18% (46th)

Demographics: College Graduate: 78% (1st of 77 areas); Professional: 66% (1st); Median Income: $69,000 (1st)

Largest Condos: 1660 N. LaSalle (492 units), 2626 N. Lakeview (491), 2020 N. Lincoln Park West (433), 1636 N. Wells (420), 2650 N. Lakeview (397)

Complete Profile, with map and schools

Previous Profiles (Near North, Lakeview, West Town)

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