Washington Park neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60615, 60621, 60637 detailed profile



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Area: 1.515 square miles

Population: 15,093

Population density:
Washington Park:

9,964 people per square mile
Chicago:

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

$20,623
Chicago:

$47,099

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Washington Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Median rent in 2013:
Washington Park:

$740
Chicago:

$836

Zip codes: 60615, 60621, 60637.

Males:

6,454
Females:

8,638
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

21.5 years
Whole city:

33.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

28.5 years
Whole city:

34.3 years

Average household size:
Washington Park:

2.7 people
Chicago:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
Washington Park:

57.1%
Chicago:

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

11.3%
Chicago:

32.4%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Washington Park:

6.3%
Chicago:

21.7%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Washington Park:

30.0%
Chicago:

13.2%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Washington Park:

27.0%
Chicago:

25.2%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Washington Park:

41.0%
city:

24.1%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Washington Park:

0.3%
Chicago:

8.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

84.5%
Chicago:

59.5%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Washington Park:

15.4%
Chicago:

17.7%

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

1.3%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

0.6%
Chicago:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Washington Park:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 165
  • 4 rooms: 227
  • 5 rooms: 241
  • 6 rooms: 301
  • 7 rooms: 251
  • 8 rooms: 175
  • 9+ rooms: 153

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Park:

  • 1 room: 597
  • 2 rooms: 183
  • 3 rooms: 588
  • 4 rooms: 1,626
  • 5 rooms: 1,645
  • 6 rooms: 823
  • 7 rooms: 674
  • 8 rooms: 150
  • 9+ rooms: 117

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 371
  • 3 bedrooms: 458
  • 4 bedrooms: 211
  • 5+ bedrooms: 198

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park:

  • no bedroom: 702
  • 1 bedroom: 885
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,045
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,559
  • 4 bedrooms: 602
  • 5+ bedrooms: 124
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.5
Chicago:

1.5

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

0.6
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Washington Park:

65.8%
Chicago:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (28.2% of all units):
    Washington Park:

    $209,209
    city:

    $327,698

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (20.0% of all units):
    Washington Park:

    $45,620
    Chicago:

    $308,337

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 169
  • 2000 to 2004: 763
  • 1990 to 1999: 824
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,142
  • 1970 to 1979: 618
  • 1960 to 1969: 961
  • 1950 to 1959: 709
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,005
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,951

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 Washington Park in Chicago, IL
Time Leaving Home for Work in Washington Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL
Commute time to work in Washington Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Occupations of males:

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

    5.8%
    city:

    9.4%

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

    5.1%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    6.7%
    city:

    1.8%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    0.8%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    31.1%
    city:

    19.1%

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

    16.4%
    city:

    17.7%

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

    9.1%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    6.7%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    6.1%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    3.7%
    city:

    8.8%

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

    5.7%
    city:

    7.0%

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

    2.6%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    6.0%
    city:

    8.7%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    2.7%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    37.0%
    city:

    21.8%

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

    29.6%
    city:

    29.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    1.3%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Washington Park:

    35.8%
    Chicago:

    16.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Washington Park:

    8.2%
    Chicago:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Washington Park:

    3.5%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Washington Park:

    33.4%
    Chicago:

    14.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Washington Park:

56.3%
Chicago:

23.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Washington Park:

1997
Chicago:

2001

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Washington Park:

2009
Chicago:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Washington Park:

171.9%
Chicago:

60.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • No fuel used (7%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Roads and streets:

S Michigan Ave

Length: 1.41 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 5200 to 6423

S Wabash Ave

Length: 1.37 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5212 to 6299

S Indiana Ave

Length: 1.35 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 5201 to 6599

S Prairie Ave

Length: 1.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5300 to 6299

E 60th St

Length: 1.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 730

S State St

Length: 1.16 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5101 to 6165

S Calumet Ave

Length: 1.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5300 to 6299

S King Dr (Dr Martin L King Jr Dr)

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5300 to 5599

Payne Dr

Length: 0.85 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

E 57th St

Length: 0.77 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 777

E Garfield Blvd

Length: 0.76 miles
Direction: E-W

E 55th St (E Garfield Blvd)

Length: 0.76 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 38 to 398

S Lafayette Ave

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5500 to 6099

E Best Dr

Length: 0.70 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

E 56th St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 399

E 53rd St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 38 to 399

E 58th St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 399

E 59th St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 399

S Perry Ave

Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5500 to 6099

E 61st St

Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 367

Russell Dr

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

E 63rd St

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 44 to 385

Morgan Dr

Length: 0.50 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

E 54th St

Length: 0.45 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 399

E 55th Pl

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 399

S Federal St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 5205 to 5499

W Garfield Blvd (W 55th St)

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Elsworth Dr

Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: N-S

Rainey Dr

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

W 60th St

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 105

W 61st St

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 114

S Dearborn St

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 5100 to 5499

W 54th St

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

W 57th St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

W 57th Pl

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

W 59th St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 98

S Loop Dr

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 5632 to 5719

E 54th Pl

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 340 to 399

E 52nd St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

E Pool Dr

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 440 to 531

W 51st Pl

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W

S St Lawrence Ave

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Midway Plaisance

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

W 53rd St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 117

E Administration Dr

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 700 to 799

Railroad features:

Conrail RR (Norfolk Southern Rlwy)

Length: 1.59 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Soo Line RR

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
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