Saturday, August 9, 2008

Area Profile: West Town, 3rd in Sales, 6th Price

The third 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.

West Town (No. 3 in units sold, No. 6 in median sales price, 2007)

Boundaries: South: Kinzie; North: Bloomingdale; East: Chicago River, North Branch; West: Kedzie

Neighborhoods: Humboldt Park, Fulton River District, West Town , Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, River West, Logan Square, Noble Square, Goose Island, East Ukrainian Village, Wicker Park

Appreciation (2/1/08): 1 yr: 3% (35th of 77 areas); 5 yrs: 22% (41st)

Demographics: College Graduate: 35% (17th of 77 areas); Professional: 40% (16th); Median Income: $39,000 (44th)

Largest Condos: 1 N. Halsted (237 units), 1735 N. Paulina (95), 222 W. Division (88), 680 N. Green (74), 950 W. Huron (40)

Complete Area Profile, with map and schools

All Profiles to Date (Near North, Lakeview)

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