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Living in South Shore Chicago

South Shore is the 95th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 43,374 residents.

South Shore has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Jackson Park Highlands, Stony Island Park, South Chicago, Avalon Park, Grand Crossing, Woodlawn and Calumet Heights.

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Walk Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Rosenblum Park

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South Shore International College Preparatory.

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in South Shore Chicago.

South Shore is the 95th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 75.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North, Printers Row and Gold Coast.

South Shore Chicago Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 7345 S South Shore Drive in the South Shore area
from $566
Studio
Walk Score 74
Rental info for 7746 S Yates Blvd in the South Shore area
$1,300
3 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for 6721 S. Paxton Apartments in the South Shore area
from $550
Studio
Walk Score 56
Rental info for 7706 S Coles Avenue - Pangea Apartments in the South Shore area
from $500
Rental info for Crandon Apartments in the South Shore area
from $675
Studio
Walk Score 71
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100+ listings in South Shore

South Shore Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South Shore to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

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Population

93 Chatham 75 67 52 18,924
94 Chicago Lawn 75 58 55 18,523
95 South Shore 75 66 62 43,374
96 Belmont Central 75 59 58 30,870
97 Kilbourn Park 75 66 57 7,306

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 73 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South Shore.

People in South Shore can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Rosenblum Park#southshore , One of the best parks in southshore. Has a track , ball courts , and water sprinkler play ground.

Alexander Price
on Rosenblum Park

Transit Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find South Shore Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

South Shore has good public transportation and about 9 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from South Shore on public transit.

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South Shore has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and I-GO.

Bike Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in South Shore

= Lowest Crime

South Shore has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Chicago average.

South Shore Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in South Shore Chicago?

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South Chicago Metra

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Bouchet Elementary Math & Science Acad School

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South Shore Methodist Head Start

Photo of South Shore Methodist Head Start in South Shore, Chicago

South Shore Methodist Head Start

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Slaughter & Son Funeral Directors

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Jeffery & 73rd Street

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Alexander Price
on South Chicago Metra

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South Shore Golf Course

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