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Living in Uptown Chicago

Uptown is the 25th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 22,529 residents.

Uptown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Margate Park, Buena Park, Sheridan Park, Graceland West, Lakewood - Balmoral, Edgewater Beach and Wrigleyville.

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Walk Score of Uptown, Chicago, IL

Uptown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Jewel-Osco

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Park 487

Daily errands do not require a car in Uptown Chicago.

Uptown is the 25th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 91.

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

Uptown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Uptown to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

23 Lincoln Park 92 79 79 14,409
24 Chinatown 91 75 75 4,693
25 Uptown 91 78 81 22,529
26 Lake View 90 78 74 51,713
27 Lake View East 90 81 78 37,695

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 178 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Uptown.

People in Uptown can walk to an average of 17 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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Transit Score of Uptown, Chicago, IL

Uptown has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Uptown Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Uptown has excellent public transportation and about 11 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Uptown has about 8 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and I-GO.

Bike Score of Uptown, Chicago, IL

Uptown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Uptown

= Lowest Crime

Uptown has average personal crime and less property crime per person than the Chicago average.

Uptown Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

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Park 487

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Cricket Hill

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Uptown Baptist Church

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Montrose Beach

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