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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Gold Coast Chicago

It's in a wealthy area with a lot of nice businesses around like La Colombe coffee and Dom's market on Wells Street. I can't really complain much

Very close to bars, restaurants, groceries, etc. Beautiful home in the neighborhood that make the streets look great.

I like that I can walk to everything I need. There are many local business right outside my doorstep and it is very close to downtown.

It is a luxourious neighborhood. Its by the lake. There is lots of shopping and restaurants. There is great people watching

Our neighborhood is unique in that it is filled with bars and restaurants. It is also within walking distance from the beach. The commute to downtown/work is also not bad compared to many neighborhoods.

I like to link up with my friends and hang out. I like to go bike riding in the alley and wash cars. Also make money

Who Lives Here

Gold Coast Chicago Demographics

Education

High School

4%

Associate's

8%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

17%

Doctorate

41%

Family Size

2 people

74%

3 people

15%

4 people

7%

5 people

3%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

14%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

16%

150-200k

8%

200k+

29%

Age

0-10

4%

10-20

5%

20-45

40%

45-65

25%

65+

26%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Gold Coast Chicago?

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Dec '23$1722$2480$4181$5500
Nov '23$1647$2670$4213$5500
Oct '23$1647$2686$4466$4500
Sep '23$1636$3212$4588$5250
Aug '23$1625$3169$2395$5450
Jul '23$1632$3336$2395$5400
Jun '23$1667$3528$2395$5450
May '23$1657$3445$2295$5500
Apr '23$1672$2382$2095$5500
Mar '23$1679$3312$2095$5500
Feb '23$1685$3111$2095$5500
Jan '23$1685$3055$2095$5500
Dec '22$1685$3045$2095$5500

*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 Gold Coast Chicago

Gold Coast Chicago Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

9%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

17%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9696

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Percentage: 8787

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 8787

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Parks, Health

Things To Do In Gold Coast Chicago

Top Score

Restaurants

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cooking skills not required in Gold Coast Chicago.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 81% more restaurants than average
  3. 34% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Gold Coast Chicago is prime for park lovers.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Gold Coast Chicago.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 33% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll see so many hospitals here, you'll get sick of them here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 90% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 66% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Gold Coast Chicago is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 58% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 87% more coffee shops than average
  3. 56% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Gold Coast Chicago is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 85% more shops than average
  3. 53% more shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Gold Coast Chicago sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 60% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 94% more fine art centers than average
  3. 73% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Gold Coast Chicago Features

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 7 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 7 of 7 renters

Gold Coast Chicago Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Gold Coast Chicago

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Living in Chicago, IL

Apartments in Gold Coast, IL

The apartments for rent in Gold Coast lie on the western edge of Chicago's Lake Michigan, amid a bustling metropolitan neighborhood filled with buzzing streets, local businesses, restaurants and parks. There, you'll find a Midwestern simplicity intermixed with a progressive cosmopolitan atmosphere that will surely prove to be invigorating. 

Education

Children who reside in the apartments in Gold Coast will have the choice of attending an array of different public and private schools, one of which will surely match their skills and capabilities. Chicago Grammar school is one of the up-and-coming institutions that has developed an effective curriculum that encourages pupils to excel. "Chicago Grammar School is outstanding. In the three years my son has attended, the school has moved forward and each change has added to the quality of the facility and educational experience," notes one parent on the website GreatSchools.org. "The kids absorb the content of this amazing curriculum from wonderful teachers who subdivide the already small classes by ability so that each child is challenged and can succeed on his or her level." Other local schools that you may want to send your kids to include Lake Shore Preparatory School, Bennett Day School and the Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center. 

Public Transportation

There are scores of public transportation stations in the neighborhood that residents of the Gold Coast apartments for rent will be able to walk to. On the corner of North State Street and East Chicago Avenue, there's the Chicago-Red station, named after the red train line. Just a few blocks away from there is the Chicago-Brown station, where you can catch the brown line train and the purple line trains. To the south, you will have access to the green, purple and pink line trains. 

Parks

If you want to experience the great outdoors and escape the frenetic pace of the Windy City, then head to one of the local parks, which are within walking distance of the Gold Coast apartments. Washington Square Park has a great central location. There, you can take a stroll on the paved walking paths or lounge about on the grass, underneath one of the tall trees. To the east, there's Gateway Park, which is located on Lake Michigan. 

Food

There are many great restaurants in your neighborhood. Whether you want comfort food and outdoor dining, a simple cup of coffee or brunch, eateries like Luxbar, Bice Cafe Chicago and the Original Pancake House have something for you. 

Additional Local Resources

Electric Company

ComEd
https://www.comed.com

Water/Sewer Company

Department of Water Management
http://www.cityofchicago.org

Public Schools

http://www.cps.edu

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