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    2357 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60612
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    2350-52 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60612
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    2351-55 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
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    1406 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60642
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    1722 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60622
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    2346 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60612
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    1317 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60642
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    1435 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
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    1637-39 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60622
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    2159 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60612
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    1234-36 N. Wolcott Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
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    1617 N. Winchester Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
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    851 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
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    1452 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
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    520 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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    1512 Wood, Chicago, IL 60622
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    353 N. Desplaines St, Chicago, IL 60661
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    945 West Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
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    2025 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
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    833-45 W. Fulton Mkt., Chicago, IL 60607
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    1855 N. Sheffield, Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
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    1846 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622
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    1050 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60607
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    5007-09 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
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    1431 W Cortez, Chicago, IL 60642
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in West Town, Chicago, IL were last updated on 21 Jan 2022.

What are the best apartments in West Town, Chicago, IL?

The best apartments in West Town, Chicago, IL are: 2357 W. Ohio St., 2350-52 W. Ohio St. / 601 N. Western Ave., 2351-55 W. Grand Ave./459 N. Western Ave., 1406 W. Superior St. and 1722 W. Ohio St..

What is the average rent in West Town, Chicago, IL?

The average rent in West Town, Chicago, IL is $2,400. Start your search for apartments in West Town, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in West Town, Chicago, IL is between $1,800 and $2,300. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in West Town, Chicago, IL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in West Town, Chicago, IL is between $1,650 and $2,300. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in West Town, Chicago, IL.

Renters’ Guide to West Town

West Town is an area of Chicago, at the northernmost edge of West Side Chicago, in the immediate vicinity of  Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village, and the Fulton River District. The neighborhood is 3 miles northwest of The Loop and Downtown Chicago, which Time Out ranked the “Best City in the World,” for its affordability, livability, and community, among other things. Its diversity, thriving economy, and proximity to Lake Michigan makes the city and its neighborhoods especially attractive to residents. Chicago is home to dining, culture, entertainment, and shopping opportunities on par with the biggest cities in the country. In fact, it is the third-largest city, behind New York City and Los Angeles.

West Town, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population12,486
  • Female 6,401
    Male 6,085
  • Median Age32

Cost of Living in West Town

The cost of living in and around Chicago is slightly above the national average, but still affordable. In West Town, expect to pay somewhere near $120 a month for utilities like electric, gas, and cable for a 900-square-foot apartment. A 3-course dinner for two at a casual chain restaurant will cost about $60. West Town has four stops on the CTA Blue Line, as well as access to the METRA rail. Fares for the Blue Line start at $2.25 for one-way, and the METRA starts at $3.75. Discounts are available for seniors, students, and disabled persons.

Average Rent in West Town, Chicago, IL

  • West Town, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, December 2021 $2,400 /mo

West Town, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

West Town, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Dec / 2021
West Town, Chicago, IL $2,211 $2,203 $2,324 $2,295 $2,255 $2,232 $2,109 $2,147 $2,341 $2,400
National $1,340 $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

Living in West Town, Chicago

West Town is very close to Downtown, which makes commuting for work a breeze. A big pro of living in West Town is that housing prices have rebounded more in this neighborhood than in any other on the city’s west side. The result is that numerous independent businesses have opened up, including bars, restaurants, and boutiques. However, one disadvantage of living in West Town is that buildings are being replaced with new ones, which don’t have the same character that the area is known for.

Things to do in West Town, Chicago

Conde Nast Traveler called Chicago “The Best Restaurant City in America,” and spots like West Town Bakery & Diner and A Tavola help build on that accolade. Some fun things to do in West Town include summer festivals like Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, West Fest, and the West Town Art Walk. Eckhart Park is a great place to find something to do with kids, since it has a pool, athletic fields, playground, and a community garden. A fun thing to do for couples in West Town is taking in an event at the Chopin Theatre, and finishing with a romantic meal at Italian restaurant, Charlatan.

Employment and Economy

Much of West Town’s economy has been buoyed by food distribution centers, warehouses, food and wholesalers. Its short commute to the city means residents have opportunities at Chicago’s many national and international company headquarters. Plus, the unemployment rate in Chicago continues to fall below the national average, and tech jobs continue to grow.

West Town, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households5,580
  • Family 2,241
    Non-family 3,339
  • Children 982
    No Children 4,598
  • Average People Per Household2.21
  • Median Household Income$101,161
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,785

Education in West Town

Chicago Magazine named the west side’s Whitney M. Young Magnet High School one of the best in the city. Students who graduate from there have a pick of several local colleges, including  DePaul University, Chicago State University, Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, and Loyola University, as well as many others.

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Tips for renting in West Town

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance is landmark legislation that specifies the responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Some of its guidelines include requirements for timely repairs, the notification necessary for a landlord to give before terminating a lease, and how much interest can accrue on security deposits not returned to renters in a specified amount of time.

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