South Chicago neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60617 detailed profile



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Area: 3.312 square miles

Population: 33,413

Population density:
South Chicago:

10,088 people per square mile
Chicago:

11,970 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in South Chicago in Chicago, IL neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in South Chicago in Chicago, IL
Races in South Chicago in Chicago neighborhood in IL
Household income distribution in 2013 in South Chicago in Chicago neighborhood in IL
Median household income in 2013:
South Chicago:

$31,201
Chicago:

$47,099

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in South Chicago in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Median rent in 2013:
South Chicago:

$616
Chicago:

$836

Zip codes: 60617.

Males:

15,391
Females:

18,015
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

33.1 years
Whole city:

33.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

36.3 years
Whole city:

34.3 years

Average household size:
South Chicago:

2.8 people
Chicago:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
South Chicago:

45.5%
Chicago:

43.0%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

28.0%
Chicago:

32.4%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
South Chicago:

19.3%
Chicago:

21.7%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
South Chicago:

26.8%
Chicago:

13.2%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
South Chicago:

24.5%
Chicago:

25.2%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
South Chicago:

41.7%
city:

24.1%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
South Chicago:

7.6%
Chicago:

8.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

72.1%
Chicago:

59.5%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
South Chicago:

17.3%
Chicago:

17.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

1.8%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

10.1%
Chicago:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in South Chicago:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 215
  • 3 rooms: 175
  • 4 rooms: 924
  • 5 rooms: 1,208
  • 6 rooms: 1,272
  • 7 rooms: 1,509
  • 8 rooms: 719
  • 9+ rooms: 1,022

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Chicago:

  • 1 room: 907
  • 2 rooms: 1,869
  • 3 rooms: 3,420
  • 4 rooms: 2,329
  • 5 rooms: 3,664
  • 6 rooms: 1,589
  • 7 rooms: 1,454
  • 8 rooms: 1,226
  • 9+ rooms: 754

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Chicago:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 290
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,389
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,842
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,116
  • 5+ bedrooms: 750

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in South Chicago:

  • no bedroom: 1,477
  • 1 bedroom: 4,298
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,455
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,321
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,823
  • 5+ bedrooms: 942
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

2.3
Chicago:

1.5

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.2
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
South Chicago:

62.7%
Chicago:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (27.9% of all units):
    South Chicago:

    $155,562
    Chicago:

    $262,973

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (4.2% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $110,535
    city:

    $340,795

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (37.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $97,398
    Chicago:

    $218,304

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (24.4% of all units):
    South Chicago:

    $94,680
    city:

    $327,698

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (45.0% of all units):
    South Chicago:

    $44,577
    Chicago:

    $308,337

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 891
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,656
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,628
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,882
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,847
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,988
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,483
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,017
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,476

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

473.0
U.S. average:

244.1

Mode of transportation to work in South Chicago in Chicago, IL
Time Leaving Home for Work in South Chicago in Chicago neighborhood in IL
Commute time to work in South Chicago in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    9.4%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    6.0%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    32.4%
    city:

    19.1%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    16.5%
    city:

    17.7%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    10.1%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    7.3%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    5.4%
    city:

    8.8%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    7.3%
    city:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    5.7%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    27.7%
    city:

    21.8%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    37.5%
    city:

    29.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    1.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
South Chicago:

0.2%
Chicago:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    South Chicago:

    47.5%
    Chicago:

    16.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    South Chicago:

    11.9%
    Chicago:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    South Chicago:

    8.9%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    South Chicago:

    49.0%
    Chicago:

    14.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
South Chicago:

37.1%
Chicago:

23.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
South Chicago:

1991
Chicago:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
South Chicago:

2009
Chicago:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
South Chicago:

89.4%
Chicago:

60.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

US Hwy 41 (S Mackinaw Ave)

Length: 1.05 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 8200 to 9199

US Hwy 41 (S South Shore Dr)

Length: 0.50 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 7900 to 8299

US Hwy 41 (S Ewing Ave)

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 9200 to 9215

Roads and streets:

E 81st St

Length: 2.29 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1801 to 3199

E 83rd St

Length: 2.26 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2030 to 3399

E 82nd St

Length: 2.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1912 to 3199

E 80th St

Length: 2.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1800 to 3199

S Commercial Ave

Length: 1.72 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 7900 to 9225

E 85th St

Length: 1.71 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2210 to 3399

E 84th St

Length: 1.68 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2130 to 3399

S Baltimore Ave

Length: 1.54 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 8300 to 9353

E 87th St

Length: 1.53 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2416 to 3329

S Brandon Ave

Length: 1.50 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 7900 to 9498

S Houston Ave

Length: 1.46 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8000 to 9299

E 86th St

Length: 1.46 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2400 to 3399

S Exchange Ave

Length: 1.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8000 to 9199

E 89th St

Length: 1.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2634 to 3499

S Muskegon Ave

Length: 1.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8000 to 9071

S Burley Ave

Length: 1.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8200 to 9299

S Escanaba Ave

Length: 1.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8000 to 9099

S Saginaw Ave

Length: 1.23 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 7924 to 8903

S Marquette Ave

Length: 1.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7924 to 8899

E 88th St

Length: 1.17 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2530 to 3329

S Colfax Ave

Length: 1.16 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7918 to 8853

S Kingston Ave

Length: 1.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7924 to 8799

S Manistee Ave

Length: 1.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8845

S Buffalo Ave

Length: 1.07 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8200 to 9199

E 90th St

Length: 1.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2834 to 3499

S Essex Ave

Length: 0.97 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7924 to 8699

E 91st St

Length: 0.91 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2861 to 3399

S Burnham Ave

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8699

S Oglesby Ave

Length: 0.85 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 7924 to 8551

S Yates Blvd

Length: 0.81 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8000 to 8655

S Phillips Ave

Length: 0.81 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7924 to 8699

S Crandon Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 7926 to 8571

S Luella Ave

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8499

S Green Bay Ave

Length: 0.67 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 8300 to 9199

E 92nd St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2936 to 3399

S Paxton Ave

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8455

S Harbor Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 9100 to 9431

S Merrill Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7924 to 8399

S Clyde Ave

Length: 0.54 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8369

S Coles Ave

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7900 to 8299

S Chappel Ave

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8299

E 79th St

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3001 to 3313

S Jeffery Blvd

Length: 0.43 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7922 to 8273

Commercial Ave

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

S Euclid Ave

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7922 to 8199

E 93rd St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3036 to 3299

S Baker Ave

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 8300 to 8445

S Ave O

Length: 0.24 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 8900 to 9099

S Bond Ave (S South Shore Dr)

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 8300 to 8499

S Constance Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8059

S Bennett Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 8099

E 83rd Pl

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2950 to 3199

E 80th Pl

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2930 to 3027

E 79th Pl

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3000 to 3099

S Farragut Dr

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7851 to 7859

S Ridgeland Ave

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7916 to 8011

E 81st Pl

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2928 to 2999

E 82nd Pl

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2900 to 2999

S East End Ave

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7926 to 7971

Harbor Ave

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Phillips Ave

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Railroad features:

Elgin Joliet and Eastern Rlwy

Length: 5.48 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Baltimore and Ohio RR

Length: 1.73 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Soo Line RR

Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
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