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    7251 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649
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    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 15, 2024

    I love it here! My Apartment is great. The staff is the best.

    5/5 Eunice H. on Jan 3, 2024

    I love living here,,,, i came a long way ,,, i seen people come and go,,,, and also pass away that i was personally close to,,, this is my Home ??

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    1742 E 72Nd St, Chicago, IL 60649
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    2 BEDS $1,010
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    7801 S Yates Blvd, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7229 S Yates Blvd, Chicago, IL 60649
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    6943 S Cornell, Chicago, IL 60649
    1 BED $875
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    7251 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7801 S Kingston, Chicago, IL 60649
    2 BEDS $895
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    1734 E 72Nd St, Chicago, IL 60649
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    2+ BEDS $935
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    7706 South Coles, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7800 S Essex, Chicago, IL 60649
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    1931 E 71St St, Chicago, IL 60649
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    1 BED $845
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    7801 S Essex, Chicago, IL 60649
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    2 BEDS $920
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    2231 E. 67Th Street, Chicago, IL 60649
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    1 BED $1,358+
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    2050 E 72Nd Pl, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7400 S Yates, Chicago, IL 60649
    1 BED $970+
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    6904 S Cregier Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
    Studio $860
    1 BED $1,210+
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    7700 S Kingston Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7801 S Saginaw, Chicago, IL 60649
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    6751 S Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7834 S Coles, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7031 S Chappel, Chicago, IL 60649
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    6700 S. Oglesby Ave., Chicago, IL 60649
    Studio $1,020+
    1 BED $1,279+
    2+ BEDS $1,523+
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    7030 South Cregier Avenue, Chicago, IL 60649
    1 BED $925+
    2 BEDS $1,050
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    7241 S Phillips Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
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    7020-28 S Cregier Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
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Average rent in South Shore, Chicago, IL

$1,169/mo South Shore, Chicago, IL average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL is around $1,169.

South Shore, Chicago, IL apartment rent ranges

A share of 1% of apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL have the cheapest rents between $501-$700. Around 14% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of $1,501-$2,000. Around 39% of South Shore’s apartments have monthly rents between $701-$1,000. There are 42% of apartments with rents between $1,001-$1,500.

South Shore, Chicago, IL rent trends

Getting around in South Shore, IL

60 /100
Somewhat Walkable
68 /100
Good Transit
52 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 60, Transit Score®: 68, Bike Score®: 52

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in South Shore, Chicago, IL were last updated on 23 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL?

The best apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL are: 7251 at Waters Edge Apartment Homes, 1742-56 E 72nd St, 7801-11 S Yates Blvd, 7229-33 S Yates Blvd and 6943 S Cornell.

What is the average rent in South Shore, Chicago, IL?

The average rent in South Shore, Chicago, IL is $1,169. Start your search for apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL is between $795 and $2,656. View all studio apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL is between $845 and $3,517. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL is between $795 and $2,675. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in South Shore, Chicago, IL is between $965 and $2,656. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in South Shore, Chicago, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in South Shore, Chicago, IL?

In South Shore 76% of the housing is rented out compared to 24% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 24% of South Shore’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 74% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 2% are single-family rentals.

Renter's guide to South Shore, Chicago, IL

Boasting a prime location along the western beaches of Lake Michigan, South Shore is a historic neighborhood of Chicago. It’s surrounded by neighborhoods like Grand Crossing to the west, Avalon Park and Chatham to the Southwest. It’s also a mere 30 minutes to the heart of Downtown. Chicago is the third-largest city in the US by population, behind New York City and Los Angeles, and it also has one of the lowest costs of living amongst cities of its size. Add a robust economy, and it becomes clear what makes Chicago and its neighborhoods highly desirable.

Tips for renting in South Shore, Chicago, IL

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance is a leader in renters’ rights legislation in the country. A few of its many regulations include specifics about timely repairs by landlords on rental properties, ample notification upon lease termination, and interest paid on security deposits not returned in a timely manner.

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South Shore, Chicago, IL demographics

  • 48,973Total Population
  • 26,516 Female
    22,457 Male
  • 37.4Median Age

In total, South Shore, Chicago, IL has 48,973 residents, 26,516 women and 22,457 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of South Shore’s population is 37.4.

Living in South Shore, Chicago, IL

As with any neighborhood in a big city, there are advantages and disadvantages to living in South Shore. One of the big pros of living in South Shore is that you’re never far from the beach. Another benefit is a closely guarded secret: some of the best Chicago blues joints are in South Shore. One of the cons of living in Chicago’s South Side is that residents complain that there are few grocery stores within walking distance.

South Shore, Chicago, IL households

  • 9,231 Family
    14,118 Non-family
  • 5,200 Children
    18,149 No Children
  • 23,349Total Number of Households
  • 2.06Average People Per Household
  • $38,026Median Household Income

There is a total of 23,349 households in South Shore, Chicago, IL. Of these, 5,200 have children and 18,149 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 9,231 family households and 14,118 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in South Shore is 2.06 people, on average. The median household annual income in South Shore equals $38,026, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,007.

Things to do in South Shore, Chicago, IL

The South Shore Cultural Center is the hub of activity for families. Sitting on 65 acres of park land and featuring a theater, art galleries and solarium, the Cultural Center was host to the wedding reception of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle. A 9-hole golf course and tennis courts are on the center’s property, as well as a nature sanctuary with a boardwalk from which to view the wildlife. The Parrot Cage Restaurant is located in the Cultural Center, and offers cuisine prepared by students of the Washburne Culinary Institute. Rainbow Beach Park is nearby, and offers ball courts and playgrounds for kids.

South Shore, Chicago, IL employment & economy

Chicago’s reputation as a top city for tech jobs is growing rapidly. The unemployment rate is consistently at or below the national average, thanks to major national and multinational companies calling the city home. Residents of South Shore are close enough to downtown to be able to benefit from all the opportunities it has to offer.

Education in South Shore, Chicago, IL

According to US News & World Report, South Shore International College Preparatory High School is the 98th-best high school in Illinois. Graduates of the school have plenty of post-high school options from which to choose, such as the University of Chicago, DePaul University, and Northwestern University, to name a few.

South Shore, Chicago, IL education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 3% of the population in South Shore, Chicago, IL have no high school education, 32% went to high-school, and 34% have partially completed college. Moreover, 8% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 13% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 10% hold a Graduate Degree.

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