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Houses for Rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL - 12 Rentals available


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL?

The price range of a house for rent is between $1,040 and $6,000. Find house for rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL?

Renting a house in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL?

Houses for rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL.

Renters’ Guide to Bronzeville

Home to the Marx Brothers and steeped in rich jazz history, Bronzeville sits on the south side of Chicago in an underdeveloped section that is growing fast thanks to its newly revitalized beaches, nature trails, and the 31st Street Harbor, which received a Fabien Cousteau Blue Award for its energy-efficient construction. Bronzeville, Chicago is 5-miles south of the job-laden Chicago Loop. With Lake Michigan to its east, Hyde Park to the south, and Bridgeport to the west, Bronzeville offers a delightful mix of eager new business fronts, world-famous monuments, and classic Victorian Era architecture – in other words, it’s an affordable neighborhood for young up-and-comings to settle down and call home.

Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Demographics

  • Total Population24,633
  • Female 10,890
    Male 13,743
  • Median Age34.4

Cost of Living in Bronzeville, Chicago

The cost of living in Bronzeville is comparable to the rest of Chicago, but prices are projected to increase soon due to the area’s fast-rising popularity. A meal for two at a mid-range restaurant is $60.00 ($10.00 more than the national average), and the cost of utilities for a 915-square foot apartment is $130.66, which is $18.00 less than the national norm.

Most Bronzeville residents bike, drive, or use the CTA. The CTA handles public transportation to Bronzeville, and the Red and Green lines have over a dozen routes traveling throughout the neighborhood. The average cost of a bus ticket in Bronzeville is $2.00, and the average commute time in Bronzeville is 24 minutes, a full minute faster than the national average.

Average Rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL

  • Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,493 /mo

Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00017%
  • $1,001-$1,50040%
  • $1,501-$2,00025%
  • > $2,00016%

Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Jun / 2021
Bronzeville, Chicago, IL $1,388 $1,388 $1,456 $1,467 $1,501 $1,511 $1,515 $1,521 $1,508 $1,493
National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407
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Living in Bronzeville

Living in Bronzeville gives you access to tremendous cultural works, and the parking is excellent. However, a recent influx of abandoned properties could be one of the reasons not to live in Bronzeville.

Things to do in Bronzeville

There’s an abundance of fun things to do in Bronzeville. Family attractions in Bronzeville include the Bronzeville Children’s Museum (for African-American cultural teachings) and Ellis Park, which has a full-sized pool, gymnasium, and workout facilities in its Arts and Recreation Center. Other cultural attractions and points of interest include the Victory Monument, and the Stephen A. Douglas Tomb.

For the best places to eat in Bronzeville, check out the Southern delicacies at Pearl’s Place, the smoked specialties at Honey 1 BBQ, and the upscale soul food at Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles. “Shop-o-holics” will especially enjoy the Lake Meadows Shopping Center.

Employment and Economy

Bronzeville is currently undergoing a massive revitalization effort that focuses primarily on the retail and hospitality industries. An official redevelopment plan is in effect until 2022, at which point the area will be fully transformed into a thriving tourism haven that capitalizes on its rich jazz history. In the meantime, residents primarily commute to the Chicago Loop.

Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households11,428
  • Family 4,992
    Non-family 6,436
  • Children 2,981
    No Children 8,448
  • Average People Per Household2.01
  • Median Household Income$37,353
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$979

Education in Bronzeville

The Illinois Institute of Technology and the Northeastern Illinois University offer two exciting and different career-training options, and the Bronzeville Scholastic Institute engages students with an abundance of college preparation courses. The Chicago Military Academy, located at the Eighth Regiment Armory, supplies a 4-year high school educational experience with rigid discipline.

Bronzeville, Chicago, IL Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College28%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree24%

Tips for Renting in Bronzeville

If you are moving to Bronzeville, know that your landlord may only enter your apartment between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., and they must have given two days’ written notice. Also, be prepared for one of the quickest commutes in all of Chicago!

Renting a house in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL

You know it’s time for a change, and snatching your dream house might be the perfect way to start. If you’re not sure where to look, we’ll give you a tip. Whether you’re looking for duplexes, townhouses or single family homes for rent, you’re sure to find what you need.

Renting a house. It’s a family affair!

Single family homes have long been an attractive option for family oriented people. If you have a big family, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom properties might be the right fit for you. To find the home of your dreams, don’t forget to use the filters on RENTCafé, so you can be sure that you’re not wasting any time looking at properties that don’t interest you. Soon enough you will be enjoying the privacy and comfort of your new home, without any noises coming from the upstairs neighbors. Don’t forget about the added benefit of having a backyard, a safe place for your children and family pet, where you can also try your hand at gardening and, why not, grow your own organic vegetables. Don’t forget to ask your landlord for permission in writing before you make any changes to the landscape. If one of the 1 Bronzeville, Chicago, IL home for rent is the right one for you, you can apply for a lease online right here on RENTCafé.

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