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Apartments for Rent in Blue Island, IL
43 Rentals Available

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    2130 122Nd St., Blue Island, IL 60406
    Studio $775
    1 BED $965+
    2+ BEDS $1,200
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    1900 Broadway St, Blue Island, IL 60406
    2 BEDS $1,090
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    1121 W 127Th St, Calumet Park, IL 60827
    2 BEDS $1,315
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    12219 South Throop Street, Chicago, IL 60643
    3 BEDS $1,600
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    455 West 126Th Place, Chicago, IL 60628
    2 BEDS $1,400
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    3001 W 111Th St, Chicago, IL 60622
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    14036-50 S Tracy Ave, Riverdale, IL 60827
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $900
    2 BEDS $1,100+
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    14100 S Tracy Ave, Riverdale, IL 60827
    2 BEDS $1,095
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    14020 S School St, Riverdale, IL 60827
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    12013-15 S Eggleston Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1 BED $750+
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    14135 South Tracy Ave, Riverdale, IL 60827
    1 BED $725
    2 BEDS $900
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    14031 S School St, Riverdale, IL 60827
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    14122 S School St, Riverdale, IL 60827
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    4050 W 115Th St, Chicago, IL 60655
    Studio $1,128+
    1 BED $1,602+
    2 BEDS $1,918+
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    204 W 138Th St, Riverdale, IL 60827
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    14448 Kilbourn Ave, Midlothian, IL 60445
    5 BEDS $2,590
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    10 W 137Th ST, Riverdale, IL 60827
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    2 BEDS $1,125+
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    13300 S Indiana, Riverdale, IL 60827
    2 BEDS $1,110+
    3 BEDS $1,365
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    13215 S. Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60627
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    1 BED $800
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    15 E 112Th Pl, Chicago, IL 60628
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    1 BED $805
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    14547 Chicago Rd, Dolton, IL 60419
    1 BED $870
    2 BEDS $1,050
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    9739 S Kedzie, 9732/9742 S Troy, Evergreen Park, IL 60805
    1 BED $1,350
    2 BEDS $1,450
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    222 E 109Th St, Chicago, IL 60628
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    1 BED $1,045
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    11111 S Vernon Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
    Studio $660
    1 BED $890
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    15133 S Long Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60652
    4 BEDS $2,700
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Getting around in Blue Island, IL

85 /100
Very Walkable
50 /100
Good Transit
40 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 85, Transit Score®: 50, Bike Score®: 40

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Blue Island, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Blue Island, IL were last updated on 2 Mar 2024.

What are the best apartments in Blue Island, IL?

The best apartments in Blue Island, IL are: Blue Station Apartments and Islander Apartments.

What is the average rent in Blue Island, IL?

The average rent in Blue Island, IL is $1,046. Start your search for apartments in Blue Island, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Blue Island, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Blue Island, IL is between $1,090 and $1,200. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Blue Island, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Blue Island, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Blue Island, IL is between $775 and $1,375. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Blue Island, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Blue Island, IL?

In Blue Island 50% of the housing is rented out compared to 50% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 4% of Blue Island’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 84% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 8% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Blue Island, IL?

The average age of rental buildings in Blue Island is 54 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Blue Island, IL?

Rental apartments in Blue Island come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 14% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 46% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 40% of all rentals in Blue Island. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Blue Island, IL

Located in Cook County and a suburb of Chicago, Blue Island, IL, is a small town just 16 miles south of “the Loop.” Living in Blue Island is ideal for renters who commute into downtown Chicago or work in any of the nearby suburbs. The area itself has a densely suburban feel with proximity to Interstate 57, making it a breeze for renters to travel in and out by car. The quiet atmosphere and more affordable cost of living compared to Chicago make Blue Island a popular place to rent. For renters with families, the school system run by the Cook County School District or the Posen-Robbins School District (depending on where your rental is located) are both highly rated. There are also golf courses in the area; a rail system called the METRA that goes into Chicago; and an abundance of nice parks, like Memorial Park, to explore as a renter living in Blue Island.

Renting in Blue Island, IL

Renters in Blue Island make up about half of the population here. There are studios to three-bedroom apartments and homes for rent, including condos and townhomes that offer bigger spaces for growing families. The style of rental apartments is typical for the Midwest with brick facades and two- or three-story apartment buildings surrounding a central courtyard with a pool that’s open during the summer. Inside, most rentals are cable-ready with dishwashers; in-unit washers and dryers; and walk-in closets.

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Shopping in Blue Island, IL

Shopping has a small-town feel to it in Blue Island as there are many independent convenience stores all around town, as well as antique shops and locally owned grocery stores for renters to patronize. One of those stores is the Goat, which is an affordable clothing store with prices that are discounted from major retailers. Or, for antique items, renters can visit Lillian’s Antiques and the Three Sisters Antique Mall, which often hosts special events and auctions. Meanwhile, for grocery stores, the options are Aldi, Supermercado El Gallo and El Ranchito Market Inc. Otherwise, for national retailers, it’s easy for renters to travel into Chicago to shop everything that Michigan Avenue has to offer in designer goods, specialty shops and major retailers in the big city, which is only 15 minutes away from rental apartments in Blue Island.

Transportation in Blue Island, IL

Public transportation is an asset in this part of Blue Island because the METRA rail goes to a hub in the suburb, making it easy for renters who commute to get to Chicago with ease. Specifically, there are six stations along what is called the Rock Island District. Renters can also use the Pace Suburban Bus that goes through Blue Island, making it easy to reach popular places around town, including the downtown area and shopping places. Finally, renters who travel by air will be glad to know that O’Hare International Airport is only 34 miles away and Midway International Airport is even closer at only 12 miles away.

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