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Area: 1.515 square miles

Population: 16,524

Population density:
Washington Park:

10,909 people per square mile
Chicago:

11,861 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 15,77684.2%Black
    • 9645.1%Two or more races
    • 8514.5%Asian
    • 4892.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4722.5%American Indian
    • 1881.0%White
Age and Sex of Residents in Washington Park in Chicago, IL
Median household income in 2019:
Washington Park:

$24,678
Chicago:

$61,811

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,838Less than $10,000
  • 1,050$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,094$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,041$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,124$40,000 to $49,999
  • 484$50,000 to $59,999
  • 482$60,000 to $74,999
  • 388$75,000 to $99,999
  • 152$100,000 to $124,999
  • 304$125,000 to $149,999
  • 93$150,000 to $199,999
  • 178$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 586Less than $50,000
  • 1,575$50,000 to $99,999
  • 505$100,000 to $149,999
  • 466$150,000 to $199,999
  • 594$200,000 to $249,999
  • 107$250,000 to $299,999
  • 77$300,000 to $399,999
  • 280$400,000 to $499,999
  • 568$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 61$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 768Less than $100
  • 653$100 to $199
  • 688$200 to $299
  • 817$300 to $399
  • 275$400 to $499
  • 904$500 to $599
  • 282$600 to $699
  • 1,262$700 to $799
  • 752$800 to $899
  • 584$900 to $999
  • 968$1,000 to $1,249
  • 655$1,250 to $1,499
  • 435$1,500 to $1,999
Median rent in 2019:
Washington Park:

$828
Chicago:

$992

Zip codes: 60615, 60621, 60637.

Males:

6,708
Females:

9,815
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

28.9 years
Whole city:

34.3 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

34.1 years
Whole city:

36.1 years

Average household size:
Washington Park:

2.3 people
Chicago:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Washington Park:

45.2%
Chicago:

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

9.5%
Chicago:

32.5%

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

6.5%
Chicago:

23.8%

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

33.4%
Chicago:

13.1%

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

28.6%
Chicago:

24.4%

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

41.7%
city:

23.9%

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

0.2%
Chicago:

7.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

85.8%
Chicago:

59.4%

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

13.2%
Chicago:

18.5%

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

0.8%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

1.0%
Chicago:

20.3%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park
  • 6731 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 5794 rooms
  • 3315 rooms
  • 2056 rooms
  • 1267 rooms
  • 1538 rooms
  • 7569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Park
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Park
  • 3131 room
  • 3362 rooms
  • 1,0903 rooms
  • 1,9374 rooms
  • 1,4465 rooms
  • 8206 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 1368 rooms
  • 2149+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Washington Park
  • 673no bedroom
  • 1961 bedroom
  • 3692 bedrooms
  • 3903 bedrooms
  • 2634 bedrooms
  • 5985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Park
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington Park
  • 309no bedroom
  • 1,0841 bedroom
  • 2,5322 bedrooms
  • 1,5703 bedrooms
  • 4734 bedrooms
  • 1895+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.2
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:
Washington Park:

60.9%
Chicago:

65.5%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (4.7% of all units):
    Washington Park:

    $270,000
    Chicago:

    $330,356

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (5.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $144,167
    Chicago:

    $302,411

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (24.9% of all units):
    Washington Park:

    $210,638
    city:

    $354,649

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (16.8% of all units):
    Washington Park:

    $99,643
    Chicago:

    $381,623

Year house built in Washington Park
  • Year house built in Washington Park
  • 5452014 or later
  • 5902010 to 2013
  • 9962000 to 2009
  • 9681990 to 1999
  • 5911980 to 1989
  • 9741970 to 1979
  • 7361960 to 1969
  • 1,7071950 to 1959
  • 5831940 to 1949
  • 3,0081939 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)
  • 37Less than 5 minutes
  • 4465 to 9 minutes
  • 28210 to 14 minutes
  • 31815 to 19 minutes
  • 65220 to 24 minutes
  • 37625 to 29 minutes
  • 64130 to 34 minutes
  • 17035 to 39 minutes
  • 25840 to 44 minutes
  • 81145 to 59 minutes
  • 71760 to 89 minutes
  • 36390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 40.2%2,221Drove a car alone
  • 13.3%736Carpooled
  • 27.6%1,522Bus
  • 17.2%949Subway or elevated rail
  • 5.8%319Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 15.4%851Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 0.7%36Bicycle
  • 5.6%309Walked
  • 10.3%567Other means
  • 6.4%351Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 49512:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 5175:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 905:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 4776:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 3296:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 4867:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 3897:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 3768:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 5108:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 3609:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 20310:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 19311:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 44712:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 3894:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    5.5%
    city:

    10.7%

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

    2.1%
    city:

    7.3%

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

    4.7%
    city:

    5.1%

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

    1.6%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    1.5%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    20.9%
    city:

    17.5%

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

    25.5%
    city:

    15.6%

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

    2.8%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    12.5%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    10.0%
    city:

    5.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    6.2%
    city:

    10.0%

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

    6.8%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    2.8%

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

    3.5%
    city:

    8.3%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    3.1%

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

    4.9%
    city:

    8.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    31.7%
    city:

    21.1%

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

    35.0%
    city:

    25.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    3.4%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    2.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    25.9%
    Chicago:

    15.2%

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

    8.4%
    Chicago:

    5.3%

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

    2.8%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

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

    53.7%
    Chicago:

    15.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Washington Park:

40.1%
Chicago:

16.4%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Washington Park:

2008
Chicago:

2006

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Washington Park:

2013
Chicago:

2017

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

405.8%
Chicago:

68.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.6%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel

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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