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    8101 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8127 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8238 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8352 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7917 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8000 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8014 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8222 S Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8155 S Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8236 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8253 S Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8100 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8255 S Maryland, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8345 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7916 S Drexel Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7901 S Dobson Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    948-50 E 81ST ST, Chicago, IL 60619
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    715 E 81St St, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8019-25 S. Champlain Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8005-07 South Champlain Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619
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    8001-03 S. Champlain Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7903 S Evans Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7949 S St Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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    434 E. 81St Street, Chicago, IL 60619
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    7956 S Eberhart Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in East Chatham, Chicago, IL were last updated on 27 Jun 2022.

What are the best apartments in East Chatham, Chicago, IL?

The best apartments in East Chatham, Chicago, IL are: 8101 S Drexel Ave, 8127 S Ellis Ave, 8238 S Ellis Ave, 8352-8358 S Ellis Ave and 7917-27 S Drexel Ave.

What is the average rent in East Chatham, Chicago, IL?

The average rent in East Chatham, Chicago, IL is $782. Start your search for apartments in East Chatham, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in East Chatham, Chicago, IL is between $870 and $1,075. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in East Chatham, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in East Chatham, Chicago, IL is between $870 and $1,135. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in East Chatham, Chicago, IL.

Renter's guide to East Chatham, Chicago, IL

East Chatham is a hard-working neighborhood in south Chicago with Grand Crossing to the north, Avalon Park and Marynook to the east, Burnside to the south and the Village of Chatham to its west. East Chatham is roughly the same size as Avalon Park, and East Chatham is only 11 miles northeast of Springfield, IL, and 11 miles south of the Chicago Loop (downtown Chicago). Multiple revitalization projects have jumpstarted the local economy in the recent years. They helped transform the sleepy suburb into a promising potential business hub, making it an excellent place for new families and young professionals to call home.

East Chatham, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population61,372
  • Female 26,956
    Male 34,416
  • Median Age41.9

In total, East Chatham, Chicago, IL has 61,372 residents, 34,416 women and 26,956 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of East Chatham’s population is 41.9.

Cost of Living in East Chatham, IL

The cost of living in East Chatham is much like in the rest of Chicago. A meal for two at a semi-pricey restaurant costs $60.00, which is $10.00 more than most other restaurants in the country. This expense is offset by the low monthly utilities, which average $127.36 in Chatham – much lower than the $147.80 national average!

Most people in East Chatham catch the CTA Red Line at 79th or on 87th, and the average cost of a bus ticket in East Chatham, IL is $2.00. Unfortunately, the commute time is 39 minutes in East Chatham, which is much higher than the national commuting average of 25 minutes.

Average Rent in East Chatham, Chicago, IL

  • East Chatham, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, May 2022 $782 /mo

The average monthly rent for an apartment in East Chatham, Chicago, IL is around $782.

East Chatham, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 May / 2022
East Chatham, Chicago, IL $722 $745 $724 $783 $791 $783 $782 $783 $783 $782
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The national average price of rental apartments is $1,628, while the average monthly rent in East Chatham, Chicago, IL is $782.

Living in East Chatham, Chicago, IL

Living in East Chatham gives you plenty of employment opportunities, but the snow can be heavy at times. Make sure you are aware of both the pros and cons that come with this neighborhood.

Things to do in East Chatham, Chicago, IL

East Chatham is a family community that offers plenty of things to do with kids. The South Central Community Center puts on live shows and other events designed to inspire residents and visitors alike. If any of the acts inspire you to join the arts, then you and your loved ones can get dance lessons at the Wizard of Oz Dance Studio. Couples attractions (and the best restaurants in East Chatham) include doughy treats at Dat Doughnut, cocktails at M & J Lounge, or Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant for authentic Mexican cuisine.

East Chatham, Chicago, IL employment & economy

East Chatham is enjoying the benefits of the Greater Chatham Initiative, a revitalization effort to provide retail, service, and other employment opportunities within the community. The retail, insurance, and support service industries are doing quite well too, with additional employment opportunities available in nearby downtown Chicago.

East Chatham, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households27,274
  • Family 13,036
    Non-family 14,238
  • Children 6,607
    No Children 20,667
  • Average People Per Household2.24
  • Median Household Income$40,762
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$949

There is a total of 27,274 households in East Chatham, Chicago, IL. Of these, 6,607 have children and 20,667 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 13,036 family households and 14,238 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in East Chatham is 2.24 people, on average. The median household annual income in East Chatham equals $40,762, and the monthly housing costs equal $949.

Education in East Chatham, Chicago, IL

Deneen Elementary offers educational services from preschool to eighth grade, with additional educational opportunities available in Chatham and surrounding neighborhoods.

East Chatham, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2% of the population in East Chatham, Chicago, IL have no high school education, 34% went to high-school, and 32% have partially completed college. Moreover, 7% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 16% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 9% hold a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in East Chatham, Chicago, IL

Before renting in East Chatham, you should know that there is a leash law in full effect, and you will be fined by the Sangamon County Animal Control if your pet needs to be picked up. Keep in mind that your vehicle must “start or run under their own power” or else they will be towed. In other words, your car must be working or else it will be towed.

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