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Who Lives Here

Chicago Ridge Demographics

Education

High School

50%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

40%

3 people

21%

4 people

23%

5 people

11%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

51%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

4%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

10%

20-45

36%

45-65

24%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chicago Ridge?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$1195$1125-
Jan '24-$1195$1125-
Dec '23-$1195$1125-
Nov '23-$1195$1125-
Oct '23-$1195$1125-
Sep '23-$1195$1125-
Aug '23-$1195$1125-
Jul '23-$1195$1125-
Jun '23-$1161$1125-
May '23-$1128$1125-
Apr '23-$1095$1125-
Mar '23-$1095$1125-
Feb '23-$1095$1125-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chicago Ridge

Chicago Ridge Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

13%

15-30 Mins

32%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

20%

60+ Mins

18%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4242

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Percentage: 4343

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Top Scores: Coffee, Parks, Retail

Things To Do In Chicago Ridge

Top Score

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Chicago Ridge.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 47% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 50% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Chicago Ridge.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 36% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Chicago Ridge.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 82% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 49% fewer gyms than average
  3. 82% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chicago Ridge could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 33% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 69% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 26% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 40% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 25% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Chicago Ridge Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Chicago Ridge Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Chicago Ridge

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Chicago Ridge, IL

Chicago Ridge is a town in Illinois with a population of just over 14,000. Families with young children can expect to feel welcome, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 35, are decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. By a slim 53%-47% margin, homeowners slightly outnumber renters in Chicago Ridge. With a relatively low average rent of $966 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Illinois. Each month, renters in Chicago Ridge will pay around $85 less compared to the state average.

Chicago Ridge has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have a high school degree or GED (24%) compared to the national average. In addition, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Chicago Ridge residents work in one of two industries: retail and warehousing. Combined, these industries make up 15% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Chicago Ridge workers earn an average annual income of just over $55,000, about $22,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

With an average commute time of about 37 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Chicago Ridge residents know that it takes some patience traveling to work. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, selected by 36% of commuters, while public transit isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

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