West Garfield Park neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60624 detailed profile



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Area: 1.294 square miles

Population: 24,984

Population density:
West Garfield Park:

19,309 people per square mile
Chicago:

11,970 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in West Garfield Park in Chicago, IL neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in West Garfield Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Household income distribution in 2009 in West Garfield Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Median household income in 2013:
West Garfield Park:

$24,447
Chicago:

$47,099

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in West Garfield Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Median rent in 2013:
West Garfield Park:

$693
Chicago:

$836

Zip codes: 60624.

Males:

11,923
Females:

13,060
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

26.9 years
Whole city:

33.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.9 years
Whole city:

34.3 years

Average household size:
West Garfield Park:

3.2 people
Chicago:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
West Garfield Park:

52.7%
Chicago:

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

16.8%
Chicago:

32.4%

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

5.5%
Chicago:

21.7%

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

23.3%
Chicago:

13.2%

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

31.2%
Chicago:

25.2%

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

33.7%
city:

24.1%

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

0.1%
Chicago:

8.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

82.3%
Chicago:

59.5%

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

17.5%
Chicago:

17.7%

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

0.4%
city:

1.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

0.5%
Chicago:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in West Garfield Park:

  • 1 room: 352
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 300
  • 4 rooms: 257
  • 5 rooms: 526
  • 6 rooms: 785
  • 7 rooms: 439
  • 8 rooms: 372
  • 9+ rooms: 428

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Garfield Park:

  • 1 room: 1,046
  • 2 rooms: 564
  • 3 rooms: 549
  • 4 rooms: 1,027
  • 5 rooms: 1,611
  • 6 rooms: 1,467
  • 7 rooms: 865
  • 8 rooms: 724
  • 9+ rooms: 294

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park:

  • no bedroom: 410
  • 1 bedroom: 357
  • 2 bedrooms: 591
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,000
  • 4 bedrooms: 443
  • 5+ bedrooms: 353

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park:

  • no bedroom: 1,084
  • 1 bedroom: 874
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,927
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,904
  • 4 bedrooms: 791
  • 5+ bedrooms: 374
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:

0.6
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
West Garfield Park:

63.4%
Chicago:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (10.4% of all units):
    West Garfield Park:

    $106,907
    Chicago:

    $262,973

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (39.6% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $123,361
    Chicago:

    $218,304

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (21.6% of all units):
    West Garfield Park:

    $293,963
    city:

    $327,698

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 89
  • 2000 to 2004: 735
  • 1990 to 1999: 646
  • 1980 to 1989: 485
  • 1970 to 1979: 485
  • 1960 to 1969: 510
  • 1950 to 1959: 716
  • 1940 to 1949: 885
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,639

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

473.0
U.S. average:

244.1

Time Leaving Home for Work in West Garfield Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL

Commute time to work in West Garfield Park in Chicago neighborhood in IL


Occupations of males:

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

    2.1%
    city:

    9.4%

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

    2.0%
    city:

    1.3%

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

    4.6%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.3%
    city:

    19.1%

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

    18.1%
    city:

    17.7%

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

    3.9%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    8.4%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    10.9%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    18.6%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    5.9%
    city:

    8.8%

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

    5.9%
    city:

    7.0%

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

    5.8%
    city:

    2.5%

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

    3.2%
    city:

    8.7%

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

    4.7%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    34.5%
    city:

    21.8%

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

    30.9%
    city:

    29.1%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    1.7%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    30.1%
    Chicago:

    16.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    West Garfield Park:

    7.0%
    Chicago:

    6.5%

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

    3.1%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

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

    33.7%
    Chicago:

    14.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
West Garfield Park:

48.0%
Chicago:

23.0%

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

1983
Chicago:

2001

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

2008
Chicago:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
West Garfield Park:

129.3%
Chicago:

60.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 290

Length: 1.30 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Roads and streets:

Eisenhower Expy (I 290)

Length: 2.03 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

W Congress Pkwy

Length: 1.35 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4589

W Van Buren St

Length: 1.34 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4587

W Madison St

Length: 1.34 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3795 to 4599

W Lake St

Length: 1.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W Washington Blvd

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W West End Ave

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W Wilcox St

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W Jackson Blvd

Length: 1.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3794 to 4543

W Gladys Ave

Length: 1.30 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W Monroe St

Length: 1.28 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4535

W Adams St

Length: 1.27 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4551

W Maypole Ave

Length: 1.23 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4599

W Harrison St

Length: 1.23 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4587

W 5th Ave

Length: 1.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3915 to 4561

W Carroll Ave

Length: 1.00 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 4000 to 4599

W Kinzie St

Length: 1.00 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1992 to 4599

W Lexington St

Length: 0.95 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4527

W Arthington St

Length: 0.81 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4265

S Pulaski Rd

Length: 0.80 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 999

S Keeler Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 999

S Springfield Ave

Length: 0.78 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 1009

S Karlov Ave

Length: 0.74 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 999

W Taylor St

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4225

S Kostner Ave

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 818

S Kilbourn Ave

Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 899

S Kildare Ave

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 799

W Polk St

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 3800 to 4567

W Flournoy St

Length: 0.52 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 3800 to 4399

N Karlov Ave

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 399

N Kildare Ave

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2 to 399

N Kostner Ave

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 399

N Kilbourn Ave

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 399

N Pulaski Rd

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 374

S Kolmar Ave

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 999

N Keeler Ave

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 399

S Hamlin Blvd

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: N-S

W Fulton St

Length: 0.43 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2250 to 4599

N Kenton Ave

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 310

N Hamlin Blvd

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 298

N Harding Ave

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 236 to 399

S Kedvale Ave

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 600 to 899

S Tripp Ave

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 600 to 899

N Avers Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 399

S Kenneth Ave

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 700 to 799

N Hamlin Ave

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 381

N Keystone Ave

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 241

N Kolmar Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 241

N Kolin Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 47 to 241

N Kenneth Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 241

Hamlin Blvd

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Keeler Ave

Length: 0.01 miles
Direction: SE-NW
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