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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About River North Chicago

I like that everything is in walking distance like the bus, restaurants and grocery stores. I also like the diversity of the neighborhood.

Who Lives Here

River North Chicago Demographics

Education

High School

7%

Associate's

9%

Bachelor's

54%

Master's

27%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

73%

3 people

17%

4 people

9%

5 people

1%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

18%

50-100k

23%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

12%

200k+

28%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

2%

20-45

64%

45-65

20%

65+

9%

Affordability

How expensive is it in River North Chicago?

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*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 River North Chicago

River North Chicago Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9696

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 8686

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 9999

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Childcare, Pet

Things To Do In River North Chicago

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  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

Childcare

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River North Chicago is full of places your child can play all day.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. Far fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore River North Chicago.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 81% more pet facilities than average
  3. 71% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River North Chicago draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 97% more fine art centers than average
  3. 69% more fine art centers than 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. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 92% more medical facilities than average
  3. 23% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 96% more restaurants than average
  3. 61% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. River North Chicago gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 96% more coffee shops than average
  3. 61% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 97% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 64% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with River North Chicago.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 47% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Just the ticket: amusement parks are an uplifting presence in River North Chicago.

  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

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 70% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. 20% fewer parks than 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. 7% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River North Chicago sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

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

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

River North Chicago gets the all clear for hospitals.

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

River North Chicago Education

Schools

Percentage: 1/51/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in River North Chicago

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Apartments in River North, IL

If you've ever been interested in renting an apartment in a bustling metropolis, there's no better place to settle than The Windy City. Chicago has numerous neighborhoods full of culture, one of which is River North where there are several apartments to rent that'll let you dive into an urban lifestyle. Whether you're a parent with a growing family or a young adult with an evolving career, you'll find River North to be the perfect area for your needs.

Education

There are many educational facilities located in Chicago, and some of the best are right near River North where you'll be renting. A couple of the schools that may be of value to you include the Erikson Institute, the Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts and Golder College Prep. These are all facilities worth looking into if you have a family with children or you simply want to learn more about how to expand your knowledge while renting in the area.

Recreation

Perhaps the biggest recreational resource available to you while residing in River North is Grant Park. You would never know that this large expanse of grass and trees is located within the heart of Chicago. Grant Park is about 319 acres, meaning you have plenty of room to take your dog for walks or go for jogs. The park is also home to baseball diamonds and tennis courts for those who are sports oriented. If you simply want to take a leisurely stroll through Grant Park, you'll also likely run into some of the outdoor concerts and entertainment hosted at the facility throughout the year. Today, the city of Chicago primarily uses the park to host community-oriented events ranging from summer camps to sports celebrations.

Public transportation

Because you'll be renting in a big city, chances are you won't want to rely on your car to navigate through traffic. That being said, there is plenty of public transportation to take advantage of while residing in River North. You'll be able to find several subway stops right outside your door, including the Chicago-Red, Merchandise Mart and Grand-Red stops. The subway will take you to wherever you want to go within Chicago without the hassle of sitting in traffic or filling up a gas tank. 

Additional Local Resources

Public Schools

www.cps.edu/Pages/home.aspx

Electric

www.comed.com

Water/Sewer

cityofchicago.org

Did you know?

The Chicago Bulls celebrated championship wins in the 1990s in Grant Park.