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Apartments for Rent in Bucktown, Chicago, IL - 44 Rentals available


Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Bucktown, Chicago, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Bucktown, Chicago, IL were last updated on 15 Jan 2021.

What are the best apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The best apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL are: 1879 N. Milwaukee, 1635 W Cortland, 1824 N Paulina, 2026 W. Webster Ave. and 2222 W. Belden Ave..

What is the average rent in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The average rent in Bucktown, Chicago, IL is $1,863. Start your search for apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL is between $1,361 and $1,795. View all studio apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL is between $1,150 and $2,632. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL is between $1,550 and $3,944. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bucktown, Chicago, IL is between $1,150 and $4,001. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Bucktown, Chicago, IL.

Renters’ Guide to Bucktown

Bucktown is located in the central north of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. This youthful cultural hub offers a creative smattering of music, art shows, upscale dining, and dazzling nightlife. Bucktown is 5 miles northwest of downtown Chicago (otherwise known as the “Chicago Loop”), and 5 miles northwest of Depaul University. With Avondale to its north and east, Wicker Park to the south Logan Square and Palmer Square to the west, Bucktown is one of the smaller neighborhoods in Chicago, yet still manages to attract a largely diverse and intellectual mix of millennials and Gen-X’ers. It was recently voted one of “10 Great Neighborhoods in Chicago” by Great American Country, an online publication.

Bucktown, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population28,669
  • Female 14,545
    Male 14,124
  • Median Age31

Cost of Living in Bucktown, Chicago

Since it is a trendy and artistic town, the cost of living in Bucktown is higher than most of Illinois and more comparable to Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, and Lake View. A meal for two at a mid-range restaurant in Bucktown, Chicago is $60.00, which is $10.00 more than the national average. Utilities for a 915-square foot apartment in Bucktown are comparable to nearby Wicker Park.

The Chicago Transit Authority services Bucktown residents with the Blue Line (take this to go downtown or to the O’Hare airport) and the Red Line. The average cost for a bus ticket in Bucktown is $2.00, and the average cost of a train ticket is $2.50. The average commute time is in Bucktown is 30 minutes, which is 5 minutes longer than the national average.

Average Rent in Bucktown, Chicago, IL

  • Bucktown, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,863 /mo

Bucktown, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,00012%
  • $1,001-$1,50029%
  • $1,501-$2,00028%
  • > $2,00031%

Bucktown, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
Bucktown, Chicago, IL $1,807 $1,868 $1,867 $1,918 $1,965 $2,027 $2,013 $1,988 $1,988 $1,863
National $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464
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Living in Bucktown, Chicago

Living in Bucktown means you are in a friendly artistic community that’s also close to downtown Chicago. However, the noisy nightlife could be one of the reasons not to move to Bucktown.

Things to do in Bucktown, Chicago

There are plenty of hip places to visit in Bucktown, like the many trendy boutiques that can be found at the shopping district on Damen Avenue (and all over the neighborhood, for that matter). Art exhibitions and theaters are also the norm here, like the live music and comedy shows at the Gallery Caberet and The Hideout Inn.

Floyd’s Pub is a classic neighborhood sports bar, and high-end The Bristol is one of the area’s many couples’ attractions. For free things to do in Bucktown, the 606 is a massive green space that runs along the Bloomingdale Trail. No matter what time of year it is, this area is one of the most beautiful places in Bucktown.

Employment and Economy

Bucktown’s local economy is primarily powered by the hospitality and retail industries – fun restaurants, bars, and various music venues dominate the landscape. Most professionals commute to the nearby Chicago business district.

Bucktown, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households12,069
  • Family 5,330
    Non-family 6,739
  • Children 2,504
    No Children 9,566
  • Average People Per Household2.31
  • Median Household Income$97,964
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,813

Education in Bucktown

Bucktown is home to many great educational opportunities for children, including the Chicago International Charter School (CICS) for grades K-8, and the Pulaski International School of Chicago for preschoolers to eighth graders.

Bucktown, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School23%
  • Some College17%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree49%

Tips for Renting in Bucktown

Here are some legal facts you should know before renting in Bucktown: if, for whatever reason, your landlord fails to provide gas, electricity, or other vital utilities, you can obtain the utility on your own and charge them for it later. If the problem is not fixed by your landlord within a day, then you can deduct the cost from your rent.

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