South Shore neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60619, 60637, 60649 detailed profile



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Area: 2.991 square miles

Population: 54,111

Population density:
South Shore:

18,090 people per square mile
Chicago:

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

$29,858
Chicago:

$47,099

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

Median rent in 2013:
South Shore:

$730
Chicago:

$836

Zip codes: 60619, 60637, 60649.

Males:

24,180
Females:

29,921
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.3 years
Whole city:

33.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

39.9 years
Whole city:

34.3 years

Average household size:
South Shore:

2.2 people
Chicago:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
South Shore:

37.6%
Chicago:

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

16.6%
Chicago:

32.4%

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

12.5%
Chicago:

21.7%

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

33.0%
Chicago:

13.2%

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

24.7%
Chicago:

25.2%

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

30.1%
city:

24.1%

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

1.0%
Chicago:

8.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

76.2%
Chicago:

59.5%

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

20.1%
Chicago:

17.7%

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

0.7%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.6%
Chicago:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 559
  • 3 rooms: 949
  • 4 rooms: 1,044
  • 5 rooms: 1,667
  • 6 rooms: 1,898
  • 7 rooms: 1,310
  • 8 rooms: 1,251
  • 9+ rooms: 1,215

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Shore:

  • 1 room: 2,181
  • 2 rooms: 1,334
  • 3 rooms: 4,611
  • 4 rooms: 5,291
  • 5 rooms: 5,121
  • 6 rooms: 2,846
  • 7 rooms: 1,477
  • 8 rooms: 1,095
  • 9+ rooms: 544

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

  • no bedroom: 401
  • 1 bedroom: 1,197
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,293
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,477
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,656
  • 5+ bedrooms: 923

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

  • no bedroom: 2,330
  • 1 bedroom: 7,564
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,076
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,882
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,326
  • 5+ bedrooms: 899
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.4
Chicago:

1.5

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

0.7
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
South Shore:

69.3%
Chicago:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (15.4% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $377,288
    Chicago:

    $262,973

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (4.6% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $10,422
    city:

    $340,795

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (9.0% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $134,085
    Chicago:

    $218,304

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (21.7% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $25,387
    city:

    $327,698

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (23.1% of all units):
    South Shore:

    $44,577
    Chicago:

    $308,337

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 528
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,877
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,784
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,108
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,638
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,078
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,835
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,427
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,763

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 Shore in Chicago, IL
Time Leaving Home for Work in South Shore in Chicago neighborhood in IL
Commute time to work in South Shore in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Occupations of males:

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

    6.4%
    city:

    9.4%

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

    5.6%
    city:

    6.0%

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

    2.6%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    1.8%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    0.8%

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

    3.3%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    3.8%

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

    1.2%
    city:

    2.8%

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

    4.0%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.5%
    city:

    19.1%

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

    20.8%
    city:

    17.7%

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

    3.4%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.8%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    4.8%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    8.1%
    city:

    8.8%

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

    4.7%
    city:

    7.0%

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

    2.0%
    city:

    1.5%

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

    5.0%
    city:

    2.5%

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

    8.1%
    city:

    8.7%

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

    7.3%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.6%
    city:

    21.8%

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

    30.7%
    city:

    29.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    1.7%


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

0.0%
Chicago:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    27.7%
    Chicago:

    16.5%

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

    7.8%
    Chicago:

    6.5%

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

    5.0%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

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

    41.8%
    Chicago:

    14.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
South Shore:

34.7%
Chicago:

23.0%

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

1992
Chicago:

2001

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

2010
Chicago:

2011

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

109.2%
Chicago:

60.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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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