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Area: 1.294 square miles

Population: 27,582

Population density:
West Garfield Park:

21,316 people per square mile
Chicago:

11,909 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 26,33591.5%Black
    • 7542.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5832.0%White
    • 2741.0%Asian
    • 2881.0%Two or more races
    • 2420.8%Some other race
    • 2080.7%American Indian
    • 1090.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in West Garfield Park in Chicago, IL
Median household income in 2016:
West Garfield Park:

$24,790
Chicago:

$53,006

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 2,031Less than $10,000
  • 1,837$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,219$20,000 to $29,999
  • 866$30,000 to $39,999
  • 707$40,000 to $49,999
  • 625$50,000 to $59,999
  • 697$60,000 to $74,999
  • 633$75,000 to $99,999
  • 369$100,000 to $124,999
  • 212$125,000 to $149,999
  • 187$150,000 to $199,999
  • 180$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 1,110Less than $50,000
  • 1,443$50,000 to $99,999
  • 577$100,000 to $149,999
  • 646$150,000 to $199,999
  • 314$200,000 to $249,999
  • 390$250,000 to $299,999
  • 153$300,000 to $399,999
  • 160$400,000 to $499,999
  • 53$750,000 to $999,999
  • 85$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 390Less than $100
  • 652$100 to $199
  • 708$200 to $299
  • 802$300 to $399
  • 860$400 to $499
  • 1,072$500 to $599
  • 1,053$600 to $699
  • 680$700 to $799
  • 1,029$800 to $899
  • 878$900 to $999
  • 524$1,000 to $1,249
  • 356$1,250 to $1,499
  • 260$1,500 to $1,999
  • 266$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
West Garfield Park:

$675
Chicago:

$916

Zip codes: 60624.

Males:

12,662
Females:

14,919
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

27.6 years
Whole city:

33.6 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.6 years
Whole city:

35.1 years

Average household size:
West Garfield Park:

3.3 people
Chicago:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
West Garfield Park:

50.5%
Chicago:

41.2%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

15.7%
Chicago:

32.7%

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

5.7%
Chicago:

22.9%

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

22.6%
Chicago:

13.0%

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

29.6%
Chicago:

24.6%

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

34.8%
city:

24.7%

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

0.4%
Chicago:

7.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

84.0%
Chicago:

59.5%

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

15.0%
Chicago:

17.9%

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

0.6%
city:

1.9%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

0.9%
Chicago:

20.7%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park
  • 521 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 3564 rooms
  • 6055 rooms
  • 8086 rooms
  • 3657 rooms
  • 2588 rooms
  • 3589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Garfield Park
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Garfield Park
  • 1,0861 room
  • 3692 rooms
  • 4703 rooms
  • 9524 rooms
  • 1,5475 rooms
  • 1,8116 rooms
  • 5867 rooms
  • 3288 rooms
  • 2239+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Garfield Park
  • 52no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 6432 bedrooms
  • 1,0633 bedrooms
  • 3574 bedrooms
  • 3795+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Garfield Park
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Garfield Park
  • 1,205no bedroom
  • 6051 bedroom
  • 1,6582 bedrooms
  • 2,5363 bedrooms
  • 6954 bedrooms
  • 4605+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.4
Chicago:

1.6

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:

64.1%
Chicago:

68.2%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (11.1% of all units):
    West Garfield Park:

    $105,485
    Chicago:

    $298,915

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2016 (38.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $141,186
    Chicago:

    $292,435

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (25.2% of all units):
    West Garfield Park:

    $173,077
    city:

    $342,838

Year house built in West Garfield Park
  • Year house built in West Garfield Park
  • 2732014 or later
  • 4762010 to 2013
  • 4692000 to 2009
  • 3911990 to 1999
  • 2471980 to 1989
  • 3891970 to 1979
  • 4301960 to 1969
  • 4411950 to 1959
  • 7641940 to 1949
  • 9,5861939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

468.8
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 235Less than 5 minutes
  • 3545 to 9 minutes
  • 43510 to 14 minutes
  • 39315 to 19 minutes
  • 71920 to 24 minutes
  • 27325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,20030 to 34 minutes
  • 24835 to 39 minutes
  • 42940 to 44 minutes
  • 93845 to 59 minutes
  • 71860 to 89 minutes
  • 41690 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 50.8%3,632Drove a car alone
  • 6.8%489Carpooled
  • 29.2%2,089Bus or trolley bus
  • 6.4%455Subway or elevated
  • 1.0%73Railroad
  • 2.0%141Bicycle
  • 5.8%418Walked
  • 7.9%566Other means
  • 6.2%441Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 38312:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2865:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 2715:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 6566:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 4396:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 7967:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 3137:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 6318:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1828:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 4389:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 22810:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 22011:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 76912:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 4544:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    2.0%
    city:

    10.2%

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

    1.5%
    city:

    4.4%

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

    1.2%
    city:

    1.2%

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

    1.8%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.9%
    city:

    18.4%

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

    23.4%
    city:

    17.4%

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

    5.4%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    14.9%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    3.9%
    city:

    9.2%

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

    4.8%
    city:

    7.2%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    2.5%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    8.3%

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

    5.1%
    city:

    7.4%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    35.1%
    city:

    21.8%

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

    30.4%
    city:

    28.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.5%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    city:

    1.7%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    26.2%
    Chicago:

    15.6%

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

    6.0%
    Chicago:

    5.8%

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

    1.0%
    Chicago:

    2.5%

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

    13.6%
    Chicago:

    13.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
West Garfield Park:

47.2%
Chicago:

19.1%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
West Garfield Park:

1989
Chicago:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
West Garfield Park:

2009
Chicago:

2013

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

152.9%
Chicago:

64.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel

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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