Thursday, August 28, 2008

Area Profile: Loop, 6th in Unit Sales, 1st in Price

The sixth 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.

Loop (No. 6 in units sold, No. 1 in median sales price, 2007)

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

Neighborhoods: South Loop, The Loop, Near East Side

Appreciation (2/1/08): 1 yr: 44% (3rd of 77 areas); 5 yrs: 86% (4th)

Demographics: College Graduate: 64% (5th of 77 areas); Professional: 64% (4th); Median Income: $65,000 (4th)

Largest Condos: 400 E. Randolph (955 units), 225 N. Columbus (954), 155 N. Harbor (742), 195 N. Harbor (483), 222 N. Columbus (480)

Complete Profile, with map and schools

All Profiles To Date (Near North, Lakeview, West Town, Lincoln Park, Near West Side)

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