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Houses for Rent in South Shore, Chicago, IL
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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
Walk Score®: 60, Transit Score®: 68, Bike Score®: 52

Frequently asked questions

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

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

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

Houses for rent in South Shore, 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 RentCafe apartments for rent in South Shore, Chicago, IL.

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.

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.

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.

Renting a house in South Shore, 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. About 17 rental homes are located in South Shore, Chicago, IL, ranging in price from $1,600 to $3,065. Whether you’re looking for duplexes, townhouses or single family homes for rent, you’re sure to find what you need. The average rent for a South Shore, Chicago, IL property is about $2,075, but if you’re looking for cheap houses for rent, take a look at 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom properties, which are likely to be more affordable.

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 RentCafe, 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 17 South Shore, Chicago, IL homes for rent is the right one for you, you can apply for a lease online right here on RentCafe.

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