Bucktown/Wicker Park

Residents and businesses flocked to Wicker Park to rebuild after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Welcome to Bucktown/Wicker Park

Residents and businesses flocked to Wicker Park to rebuild after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Today, Chicagoans flock to the hip, happening neighborhood for its eateries, arts and entertainment.
 
Wicker Park boasts an eclectic assortment of cafes, independent stores, dive bars, upscale boutiques, art galleries and city parks including four-acre Wicker Park. The neighborhood is home to some of Chicago’s most popular and acclaimed restaurants, elevating pizza and tacos to foodie fare and offering a wide variety of options for drinking and dining pleasure.
 
Located just south of Bucktown and northwest of The Loop, the neighborhood includes large historic 19th century brick and stone mansions and landmark Victorian homes on tree-lined streets. Modern new construction condominiums and single-family homes along with vintage walk-ups, three-flats and lofts round out the diversity of housing available.
 
Like neighboring Bucktown, Wicker Park’s notable commercial architecture remains – re-imagined, redeveloped and restored. The iconic Flat Iron Arts Building, home to artists who moved to the neighborhood in the 1980s, still houses various art studios and local businesses today.
 
The CTA Blue Line offers convenient access to The Loop and O’Hare International Airport, while the Kennedy Expressway allows for an easy drive to surrounding neighborhoods and suburbs.

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Overview for Bucktown/Wicker Park, IL

23,728 people live in Bucktown/Wicker Park, where the median age is 31.6 and the average individual income is $84,008.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,728

Total Population

31.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$84,008.45

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Bucktown/Wicker Park, IL

Bucktown/Wicker Park has 10,659 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bucktown/Wicker Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,728 people call Bucktown/Wicker Park home. The population density is 24,620.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,728

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31.6

Median Age

52.7 / 47.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,659

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$84,008.45

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bucktown/Wicker Park, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Bucktown/Wicker Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
De Diego Elementary Community Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pritzker Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Sabin Elementary Magnet School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Burr Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
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