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Apartments for Rent in Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL - 73 Rentals available

  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5630-5638 South Michigan, Chicago, IL 60637
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5758 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    $905 - $1,040
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    6125-29 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    $845
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5901 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    $910
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    6022 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5718 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60637
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    • 2-4 Beds
    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5854 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    • 2-4 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5504-12 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
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    $800 - $865
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    • 1 Bath
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5130 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Chicago, IL 60615
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    $1,115
    • Studio-4 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5300 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
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    • Studio-4 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
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  • Apartment in Washington Park
    6216 S. Indiana, Chicago, IL 60637
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    South Side Stories Property Management
    (773) 466-8325
  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5751-59 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60637
    $1,102 - $1,244
    • 2-4 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (773) 952-8004
  • Apartment in Washington Park
    6205 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
    $750
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (773) 952-8004
  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5801 S Michigan, Chicago, IL 60637
    $901
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (773) 952-8004
  • Apartment in Washington Park
    5800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
    $2,285
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (773) 952-8004

Renter’s Guide to Washington Park

Washington Park is a neighborhood 8 miles south of downtown Chicago, north of Park Manor, and south of Bronzeville. Its population is about 1/10 the size of Chicago, and is mainly populated by families who have long called the area their home. Downtown workers enjoy living this neighborhood because of its short commute to the bustling city of Chicago. Washington Park offers numerous opportunities for entertainment and dining out. Plus, Chicago’s economy is on the rise, thanks to new informational technology jobs that have brought people and money to the city.

Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Demographics

  • Total Population14,074
  • Female 6,412
    Male 7,661
  • Median Age32

Cost of Living in Washington Park

The cost of living in Washington Park is only slightly higher than what it is in the rest of the country. It is still affordable when compared to living in other neighborhoods as close to a large city. In Washington Park, residents pay about $120 in monthly utilities for a 900-square-foot apartment. Appetizers, dinner, and dessert for two in a sit-down restaurant costs around $60. Washington Park is on the CTA Green line, and a one-way trip costs $2.25. The METRA rail ranges from $2.75 and up.

Average Rent in Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL

  • Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Average Rental Price, May, 2018$1,265/mo
  • Studio$894
  • 1 Bedroom$1,257
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,530
  • Studio$1,235
  • 1 Bedroom$1,658
  • 2 Bedroom$2,287

Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00027%
  • $1,001-$1,50041%
  • $1,501-$2,00019%
  • > $2,0008%

Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
May / 2018 $1,265 $894 $1,257 $1,530
Sept / 2017 $1,333 $941 $1,299 $1,508
May / 2017 $1,341 $931 $1,324 $1,508
Jan / 2017 $1,329 $958 $1,290 $1,491
Sept / 2016 $1,315 $948 $1,283 $1,485
May / 2016 $1,306 $907 $1,270 $1,496
Jan / 2016 $1,285 $901 $1,243 $1,474
Sept / 2015 $1,288 $867 $1,229 $1,529
May / 2015 $1,224 $843 $1,186 $1,413
Jan / 2015 $1,153 $832 $1,129 $1,332
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2018 compared to 2017.

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: 6061560637

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Living in Washington Park, Chicago

One of the advantages of living in Washington Park is its proximity to downtown, which makes it especially attractive to people who commute to the city for work. It’s also close to the University of Chicago, so it’s a good bet for students. Some of the disadvantages of living in Washington Park include its lack of progress in building new structures.

Things to do in Washington Park, Chicago

If you’re looking for fun things to do with your family, exploring the actual park in Washington Park is a really good idea. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the same man who designed Manhattan’s Central park, and is 367 acres of nature areas, gymnasiums, playgrounds, basketball courts, sports fields, a fitness center and an arboretum. It is the home to the Fountain of Time sculpture that is believed to be the world’s earliest concrete art work, as well as to the DuSable Museum of African American History. Another no miss opportunity in the park is the annual African Festival of the Arts, a different festival that you’re sure to enjoy.

Employment and Economy

Downtown Chicago hosts the headquarters of companies such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Airlines, Morton Salt and Chase Bank, which makes it appealing for Washington Park residents willing to commute. The neighborhood offers employment opportunities in the service sector, as well as academic jobs at the nearby University of Chicago.

Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households5,874
  • Family 2,743
    Non-family 3,131
  • Children 1,653
    No Children 4,222
  • Average People Per Household2.13
  • Median Household Income$33,976
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,010

Education in Washington Park

The schools in Washington Park are part of 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. The neighborhood is very close to the Hyde Park neighborhood, where the University of Chicago is located.

Washington Park, Chicago, Cook County, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School28%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree16%
  • Graduate Degree20%

Tips for renting in Washington Park

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance protects renters in Washington Park and other residents of the city. Its unique legislation outlines that landlords have the responsibility to make sure tenants have safe and fair housing conditions. Some of the specifics of the ordinance include how quickly repairs must be made, as well as how much notice a landlord must give before terminating a lease.

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