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Area: 2.991 square miles

Population: 52,920

Population density:
South Shore:

17,691 people per square mile
Chicago:

11,861 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 49,19384.0%Black
    • 2,8474.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,9963.4%White
    • 1,7262.9%American Indian
    • 1,3842.4%Two or more races
    • 1,1652.0%Some other race
    • 2580.4%Asian
Age and Sex of Residents in South Shore in Chicago, IL
Median household income in 2019:
South Shore:

$35,235
Chicago:

$61,811

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 5,318Less than $10,000
  • 4,862$10,000 to $19,999
  • 3,403$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3,286$30,000 to $39,999
  • 3,133$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,856$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,069$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,966$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,792$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,026$125,000 to $149,999
  • 971$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,457$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 6,621Less than $50,000
  • 4,959$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,993$100,000 to $149,999
  • 2,938$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,548$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,443$250,000 to $299,999
  • 821$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,086$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,090$500,000 to $749,999
  • 776$750,000 to $999,999
  • 738$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 877Less than $100
  • 1,476$100 to $199
  • 2,745$200 to $299
  • 3,617$300 to $399
  • 1,381$400 to $499
  • 2,863$500 to $599
  • 3,925$600 to $699
  • 3,708$700 to $799
  • 3,309$800 to $899
  • 3,073$900 to $999
  • 2,942$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,576$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,365$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,101$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
South Shore:

$822
Chicago:

$992

Zip codes: 60619, 60637, 60649.

Males:

22,205
Females:

30,715
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.2 years
Whole city:

34.3 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

40.9 years
Whole city:

36.1 years

Average household size:
South Shore:

4.4 people
Chicago:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
South Shore:

30.1%
Chicago:

38.7%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

13.3%
Chicago:

32.5%

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

14.9%
Chicago:

23.8%

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

37.1%
Chicago:

13.1%

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

24.5%
Chicago:

24.4%

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

34.6%
city:

23.9%

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

1.8%
Chicago:

7.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

81.6%
Chicago:

59.4%

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

14.5%
Chicago:

18.5%

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

0.6%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.5%
Chicago:

20.3%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Shore
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Shore
  • 901 room
  • 7752 rooms
  • 5533 rooms
  • 1,7274 rooms
  • 1,7725 rooms
  • 1,6336 rooms
  • 1,6347 rooms
  • 1,2538 rooms
  • 1,7969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Shore
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Shore
  • 2,5611 room
  • 1,3112 rooms
  • 4,1813 rooms
  • 5,3904 rooms
  • 4,5345 rooms
  • 2,5536 rooms
  • 1,6907 rooms
  • 8878 rooms
  • 1,3559+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Shore
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Shore
  • 775no bedroom
  • 1,8731 bedroom
  • 1,7762 bedrooms
  • 2,3103 bedrooms
  • 1,9944 bedrooms
  • 1,5855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Shore
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Shore
  • 2,765no bedroom
  • 7,3591 bedroom
  • 6,4632 bedrooms
  • 3,1713 bedrooms
  • 1,2374 bedrooms
  • 9505+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Chicago:

1.5

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

0.5
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
South Shore:

61.5%
Chicago:

65.5%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (16.1% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $410,855
    Chicago:

    $330,356

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (5.2% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $121,875
    city:

    $474,996

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (12.7% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $169,608
    Chicago:

    $302,411

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (15.9% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $69,546
    city:

    $354,649

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (25.1% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $112,623
    Chicago:

    $381,623

Year house built in South Shore
  • Year house built in South Shore
  • 7372014 or later
  • 1,2032010 to 2013
  • 1,0472000 to 2009
  • 1,8391990 to 1999
  • 1,9331980 to 1989
  • 2,8811970 to 1979
  • 2,9041960 to 1969
  • 4,6251950 to 1959
  • 5,1811940 to 1949
  • 12,8621939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2019 (higher means more crime):
City:

433.2
U.S. average:

211.9

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 400Less than 5 minutes
  • 6315 to 9 minutes
  • 79210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,16815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,93120 to 24 minutes
  • 64425 to 29 minutes
  • 3,38830 to 34 minutes
  • 49035 to 39 minutes
  • 1,12440 to 44 minutes
  • 3,90145 to 59 minutes
  • 3,86960 to 89 minutes
  • 1,78290 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 40.8%8,481Drove a car alone
  • 9.9%2,058Carpooled
  • 37.4%7,784Bus
  • 7.9%1,636Subway or elevated rail
  • 4.2%875Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 2.3%472Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 0.4%81Taxi
  • 8.4%1,757Walked
  • 4.2%875Other means
  • 6.6%1,381Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 1,41312:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 8795:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 8735:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2,5436:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1,0866:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 2,6797:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,4497:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1,8018:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 6198:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 9959:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 1,16610:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 88811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 1,69112:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1,7094:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    9.3%
    city:

    10.7%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    7.3%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    2.8%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.4%
    city:

    17.5%

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

    14.8%
    city:

    15.6%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.7%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    6.6%
    city:

    5.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    6.8%
    city:

    10.0%

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

    4.2%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    5.0%
    city:

    2.8%

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

    8.2%
    city:

    8.3%

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

    6.2%
    city:

    8.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    33.5%
    city:

    21.1%

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

    25.7%
    city:

    25.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    3.4%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.3%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    2.1%


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

0.0%
Chicago:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    31.5%
    Chicago:

    15.2%

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

    6.0%
    Chicago:

    5.3%

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

    5.3%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

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

    49.5%
    Chicago:

    15.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
South Shore:

35.4%
Chicago:

16.4%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
South Shore:

1997
Chicago:

2006

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
South Shore:

2013
Chicago:

2017

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

126.5%
Chicago:

68.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 5.6%No fuel used
  • 5.0%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Highways in this neighborhood:

US Hwy 41 (S South Shore Dr)

Length: 1.77 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 6700 to 7850

Roads and streets:

E 76th St

Length: 2.71 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 2899

E 78th St

Length: 2.71 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 3099

E 75th St

Length: 2.69 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1272 to 2898

E 77th St

Length: 2.57 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1430 to 2999

E 74th St

Length: 2.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 2799

E 73rd St

Length: 2.36 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 2672

E 79th St

Length: 2.28 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1600 to 2998

E 72nd St

Length: 2.23 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 2599

E 71st St

Length: 2.18 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1328 to 2601

E 70th St (E 70th St E)

Length: 1.71 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1370 to 2399

E 69th St

Length: 1.69 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1400 to 2399

E 67th St

Length: 1.68 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1409 to 2399

E 68th St

Length: 1.63 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1350 to 2399

S Paxton Ave

Length: 1.51 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Oglesby Ave

Length: 1.51 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Crandon Ave

Length: 1.51 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

1700 E (S East End Ave)

Length: 1.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Constance Ave

Length: 1.48 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Exchange Ave (S Exchange Avenue)

Length: 1.46 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 7100 to 7899

S Merrill Ave

Length: 1.44 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

1600 E (S Stony Island Ave)

Length: 1.38 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 6700 to 7773

S Clyde Ave

Length: 1.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Jeffery Blvd

Length: 1.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6800 to 7899

S Euclid Ave

Length: 1.37 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Coles Ave

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 7100 to 7879

Stony Island Ave

Length: 1.32 miles
Direction: N-S

S Chappel Ave

Length: 1.26 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Dorchester Ave

Length: 1.24 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6700 to 7699

E 72nd Pl

Length: 1.22 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 2599

S Cornell Ave

Length: 1.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

Exchange Ave

Length: 1.17 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

S Ridgeland Ave

Length: 1.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

1800 E (S Cregier Ave)

Length: 1.04 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Luella Ave

Length: 1.00 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7100 to 7899

S Yates Blvd

Length: 1.00 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7100 to 7899

S Blackstone Ave (1500 E)

Length: 0.99 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6700 to 7799

S Dante Ave

Length: 0.92 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6800 to 7715

S Phillips Ave

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 7200 to 7899

S Bennett Ave

Length: 0.83 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7899

S Kingston Ave

Length: 0.77 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 7300 to 7899

E 71st Pl

Length: 0.70 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 2199

S Colfax Ave

Length: 0.64 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 7400 to 7899

E Cheltenham Pl

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 3000 to 3459

S Kimbark Ave

Length: 0.58 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 7132 to 7549

E 74th Pl

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 2642

S Kenwood Ave

Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6612 to 7599

1900 E (S Bennett Ave)

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7100 to 7499

S Essex Ave

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7500 to 7899

S Saginaw Ave

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7500 to 7899

S Harper Ave

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6800 to 7529

E 73rd Pl

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 2549

S Marquette Ave

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7600 to 7899

S Chicago (S South Chicago Ave)

Length: 0.37 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 7600 to 7790

E 76th Pl

Length: 0.35 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 2843

E 70th Pl

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2200 to 2399

E 67th Pl

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1400 to 1599

E 69th Pl

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1400 to 1599

S Burnham Ave

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7636 to 7899

E 75th Pl

Length: 0.26 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 2740

S Farragut Dr

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 7800 to 7850

S Muskegon Ave

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7726 to 7899

S Jeffery Blvd (S Jeffery Ave)

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 6799

S Baldwin Ave

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7400 to 7499

E 78th Pl

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2900 to 2942

E 77th Pl

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2800 to 2841

S Escanaba Ave

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 7800 to 7899

S Lake Park Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 7340 to 7399

S Cyril Ct (S Cyril Ave)

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 7100 to 7199

Bennett Ave

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S

71st Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

75th Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

72nd Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

73rd Pl

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W

69th Pl

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: E-W

Constance Ave

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: N-S

76th Pl

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: E-W

Railroad features:

Elgin Joliet and Eastern Rlwy

Length: 0.37 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Illinois Central RR

Length: 0.21 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Other features:

East 67th Street Extension

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
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