Thursday, September 4, 2008

Area Profile: Uptown, 7th Units Sold, 16th Price

The seventh 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.

Uptown (No. 7 in units sold, No. 16 in median sales price, 2007)

Boundaries: South: Irving Park; North: Foster; East: Lake Michigan; West: Ravenswood

Neighborhoods: Margate Park, Buena Park, Ravenswood, Sheridan Park, Uptown

Appreciation (2/1/08): 1 yr: -1% (61st of 77 areas); 5 yrs: 23% (40th)

Demographics: College Graduate: 40% (12th of 77 areas); Professional: 43% (14th); Median Income: $32,000 (53rd)

Largest Condos: 4250 N. Marine (864 units), 4920-80 N. Marine (570), 4343 N. Clarendon (450), 5100 N. Marine (300), 720 W. Gordon (268)

Complete Profile, with map and schools

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

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