West Town

Comprised of several distinct Chicago neighborhoods northwest of the Loop, West Town is a thriving community.

Welcome to West Town

Comprised of several distinct Chicago neighborhoods northwest of the Loop, West Town is a thriving community that has experienced extensive development over the past decade.
 
The community includes the neighborhoods of Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, East Village, River West, Noble Square, East Humboldt Park, and parts of Bucktown. With an eclectic mix of hip cafes, independent bookstores, art galleries, music venues, and peaceful city parks, West Town appeals to a variety of lifestyles.
 
Over the last several years, the community has seen an influx of trendy eateries, bars, and boutiques pop up along Division Street, Chicago Avenue, Grand Avenue, and Damen Avenue, making it a popular destination for shoppers looking for the hottest fashions and for foodies in search of unique cuisine. Every year, locals enjoy a number of festivals, including Do Division Street Fest, West Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, and the West Town Art Walk.
 
West Town features an assortment of housing styles and price ranges. Condominiums take the form of vintage walk-ups, rustic lofts, and new-construction three-flats and mid-rises. Single-family homes range from smaller cottages and bungalows to gut-rehabbed greystones, historic mansions, and eye-popping multimillion-dollar new construction.

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Overview for West Town, IL

33,458 people live in West Town, where the median age is 33.6 and the average individual income is $67,771.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,458

Total Population

33.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$67,771.53

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for West Town, IL

West Town has 15,483 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Town do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,458 people call West Town home. The population density is 13,486.37 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,458

Total Population

High

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

33.6

Median Age

50 / 50%

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
15,483

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$67,771.53

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 West Town, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby West Town. 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
Mitchell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Holy Trinity High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Near North Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Noble St Charter-Golder College Prep
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Noble St Charter-Noble Campus
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Prologue Early College
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lozano Elementary Bilingual & International Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Talcott Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Ogden Intermediate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Otis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Noble St Charter Rauner College Prep
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
3/5
The Chicago Academy For The Arts
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
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