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Apartments for Rent in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL - 170 Rentals available


Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL were last updated on 18 Jan 2021.

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

The best apartments in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL are: Stewart School Lofts, The Uptown Regency - 5050 N Sheridan Rd, 4450 Sheridan Park Apartments, 4652 N. Sheridan Rd. and 4500 - 4502 Sheridan Park Apartments.

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

The average rent in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL is $1,154. Start your search for apartments in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,399 and $1,805. View all studio apartments in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,136 and $2,146. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,672 and $3,545. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,700 and $4,000. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Renter’s Guide to Uptown

Uptown is just 8 miles north of downtown Chicago, and borders neighborhoods like Buena Park, Sheridan Park, Ravenswood, and Andersonville. Population-wise, it’s 5 times smaller than Chicago proper, and popular with professionals who work downtown. In the US, only Manhattan’s commercial business district is larger than Chicago’s, and Time Out magazine calls it the “Best City in the World”. Some of the top restaurants and educational institutions in the country are located in the city, as well as world-class entertainment and cultural opportunities. It’s also close to Lake Michigan and its numerous beaches, making it even more appealing.

Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population69,715
  • Female 35,614
    Male 34,101
  • Median Age37.3

Cost of Living in Uptown

Although it is a little higher than the national average, the cost of living in and around Chicago is still mostly affordable. In Uptown, utilities cost around $180 a month for a 900-square-foot apartment. A casual 3-course meal for two in a sit-down restaurant costs around $60. Also, Uptown is close to several public transportation options. Getting around on the CTA Red Line, which runs through Uptown to Andersonville, starts at $2.25 one-way, or take the METRA rail system for $2.75 and up.

Average Rent in Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,154 /mo

Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5002%
  • $501-$7006%
  • $701-$1,00036%
  • $1,001-$1,50042%
  • $1,501-$2,00012%
  • > $2,0002%

Uptown Chicago, 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
Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL $1,106 $1,090 $1,093 $1,143 $1,153 $1,194 $1,174 $1,154 $1,193 $1,154
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 Uptown, Chicago

Of course, living in Uptown means a quick trip into the city, which is especially important for commuters. Some of the advantages of living in Uptown include great views of the lake, as well as proximity to it. As for music lovers, they can rejoice because this neighborhood is close to numerous concert venues. One disadvantage of living in Uptown is that it has numerous nursing homes and drug rehabilitation centers.

Things to do in Uptown, Chicago

Uptown is a hub for entertainment. The Uptown Entertainment District features plenty of things to do, like catching a concert at venues like the Aragon Ballroom or the Riviera Theater. Another fun thing to do in Uptown is taking a ride on a Chicago Gangster tour, which shuttles visitors to the stomping grounds of infamous figures like Al Capone and John Dillinger. Lincoln Park is also located in Uptown, and features athletic fields, a dog park, skate park, and a golf course, as well as Montrose Beach. For a taste of Southeast Asia, head to Argyle Street for cuisine and culture.

Employment and Economy

Multinational companies like Chase Bank, United Airlines, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Morton Salt are headquartered in Chicago. Tech companies are increasingly locating to Chicago, as well, and that’s good news, given the city’s unemployment rate. Uptown residents have the advantage of a short commute to work if they’re lucky enough to work downtown.

Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households34,969
  • Family 12,650
    Non-family 22,319
  • Children 5,338
    No Children 29,631
  • Average People Per Household1.92
  • Median Household Income$53,831
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,187

Education in Uptown

Uptown’s schools are in the Chicago Public Schools system, many of which are featured in the U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of the best schools in the country. Uptown is home to several colleges: Harry S. Truman College, St. Augustine College, and American Islamic College.

Uptown Chicago, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School26%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree42%

Tips for renting in Uptown

One of the unique advantages of renting in Chicago is that it has landmark legislation that applies to renter’s rights. The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance protects renters in Uptown. It clearly outlines the responsibilities of both landlords and tenants, such as what constitutes timely repairs, how much notification is necessary before a landlord can terminate a lease, and other issues.

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