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Apartments for Rent in South Austin, Chicago, IL - 84 Rentals available

  • Apartment in South Austin
    310 N Menard, Chicago, IL 60644
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    4814 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60644
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    $1,045 - $1,120
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    2610-18 N Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5501 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
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    $635 - $905
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5836-46 W Madison St, Chicago, IL, 60644, Chicago, IL 60644
    $625 - $640
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    702 N Waller Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
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    5870 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    1145-49 N Leclaire Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
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    1042 N Leamington Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    1123 N Lawler Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    4815-23 W Cortez St, Chicago, IL 60651
    $880
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5948 W Superior, Chicago, IL 60644
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    647 N Mayfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
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    5448 W Adams St, Chicago, IL, 60644, Chicago, IL 60644
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5001 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60644
    $820 - $850
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5402 W Rice St, Chicago, IL 60651
    $800
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    400-08 S Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    $900 - $950
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    • 1-1.5 Baths
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    148 N La Crosse Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    $905 - $910
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    701 N Lotus Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    $1,110 - $1,125
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5024 W Quincy St, Chicago, IL 60644
    $840
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5957-73 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
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    $825
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5018 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
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    $860
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5101 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60644
    $740
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    5314 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    $995
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  • Apartment in South Austin
    447 N Austin, Chicago, IL 60644
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Renter’s Guide to South Austin

South Austin is one of the four communities in the Austin neighborhood, and it’s the largest in terms of population of the four. It’s only 10 miles west of Downtown Chicago, east of the Oak Park neighborhood, and north of the neighborhoods of Berwyn and Cicero.  Chicago is “The World’s Best City for Having It All,” according to TimeOut.com, and the commute to the city from South Austin is only 45 minutes by car.  It is an historic community with a rich history, and its proximity to the city and Lake Michigan makes it a highly desirable Chicagoland neighborhood.

South Austin, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population60,644
  • Female 27,592
    Male 33,052
  • Median Age33

Cost of Living in South Austin

Chicago’s cost of living is higher than the national average, but it’s still more affordable than other cities of its size, like Los Angeles or New York. Expect to pay about $120 per month for utilities in a South Austin 900-square-foot apartment. A 3-course dinner for two in a sit-down restaurant will cost around $60. Getting around costs $2.25 on the CTA Green or Blue Lines, or $2 on the 5 “L” stops served by it. One-day passes and reduced fares for disabled patrons, students, and seniors are also available.

Average Rent in South Austin, Chicago, IL

  • South Austin, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, January, 2018$435/mo
  • Studio$435
  • 1 Bedroom$607
  • Studio$1,233
  • 1 Bedroom$1,745
  • 2 Bedroom$2,318

South Austin, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $50063%
  • $501-$70036%
  • $701-$1,0001%

South Austin, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
January, 2018 $435 $435 $607
Jan / 2017 $435 $435 $530
Sept / 2016 $435 $435 $500
May / 2016 $435 $435 $480
Jan / 2016 $435 $435 $480
Sept / 2015 $435 $435 $568
May / 2015 $425 $425 $705
Jan / 2015 $425 $425 $705
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2017 compared to 2016.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 6064460651

Check out the average rent in Chicago.

Living in South Austin, Chicago

As with any big city neighborhood, there are pros and cons to living in South Austin. One of the big pros of living in South Austin is that it has access to several transportation options for getting around. One of the cons of living in South Austin in the past has been related to its pretty high crime rate. However, crime rates have sharply declined in the last few years, and they continue to.

Things to do in South Austin, Chicago

There is plenty of stuff to do in South Austin. Six buildings in the neighborhood are on the National Register of Historic Places. The J.J. Walser Jr. residence is one of the homes designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, built in 1903. One of Wright’s students designed The First Congregational Church of Austin, another site on the register.

Columbus Park is a great place to go for families with kids, or just to relax and take in some nature. Set on 135 acres, the park features a fitness center, gymnasiums, kids’ playground with an interactive water feature, paths for jogging or biking, a 9-hole golf course, swimming pool, and athletic fields.

Employment and Economy

Chicago is quickly becoming a top city for tech jobs. Since many national and international companies are based in Chicago, its unemployment rate is consistently at or below the national average. South Austin residents are a short commute away from the major employers in the city.

South Austin, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households19,663
  • Family 12,680
    Non-family 6,983
  • Children 7,569
    No Children 12,094
  • Average People Per Household3.02
  • Median Household Income$29,444
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$956

Education in South Austin

Seven Chicago Public Schools’ high schools are ranked in the Top 10 for the state, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking. Graduates of those schools have some great options from which to choose after high school, as Chicago is home to DePaul University, Northwestern University, and University of Chicago.

South Austin, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School6%
  • Some High School56%
  • Some College22%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree6%
  • Graduate Degree3%

Tips for renting in South Austin

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance is renter’s rights legislation that serves as a hallmark for the rest of the country. Its regulations specify landlord requirements such as what constitutes timely repairs on rental properties, how much notice must be made to a tenant before a lease is terminated, and security deposit interest.

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