A popular, if not altogether trendy part of town, South Chicago has stores like Shoe Sole and Sports City, where you can give your closet a makeover. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhood of Avalon Park.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com takes the stress out of searching for your next place. Run through our online ratings and reviews to help you find your new front door. South Chicago boasts fun and convenience all in one, with numerous amenities and basic services located within the immediate area. Specifically, S Commercial Ave. and S Exchange Ave. are a couple of the busiest streets in town, perfect for people who love the hustle and bustle. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in South Chicago without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Wine and dine with family and friends in South Chicago with dinner at La Espanola Bakery and drinks at Poor-Boy's Lounge. Steal a sip of what Celebrity Lounge has to offer, one of the popular neighborhood bars. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Subway and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, South Chicago has it covered. On S Burley Ave. is Lakeside Velo Works. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Chicago Park Dist Mann Sch Prk.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in South Chicago.
South Chicago has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Margarita's Meat Market and Jha Enterprises, which are both located on E 79th St. Head to Paleteria El Portillo, a bakery on S Commercial Ave., or swing by Classic Cobbler Ltd, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Save-A-Lot Food Stores as well.
Living, Demographics and Costs
South Chicago, a city in Chicago, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Avalon Park, despite similar big-city offerings. While South Chicago's total cost per average household is $35.0K/year, Avalon Park's comes to $44.4K/year.
The neighborhood of Avalon Park is somewhat different from South Chicago in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in South Chicago is 34, while in Avalon Park it's 39. In South Chicago, the average household size is 2.62 people, and it's 2.57 people in Avalon Park. Of households in South Chicago and Avalon Park, 39% and 37% have children, respectively.