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Living in West Town Chicago

West Town is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 21,162 residents.

West Town has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Near West Side, East Ukrainian Village, Ukrainian Village, Noble Square, Wicker Park, Tri-Taylor and Illinois Medical District.

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Walk Score of West Town, Chicago, IL

West Town is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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West Town Bakery & Diner

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Cleos Bar & Grill

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in West Town Chicago.

West Town is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 89.

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

West Town Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Town to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

33Near East Side8998825,918
34South Loop89897931,803
35West Town89767621,162
36Wrightwood Neighbors8979799,809
37Edgewater Glen8973682,335

See Walk Score rankings for all of Chicago.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 421 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Town.

People in West Town can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Roots Handmade Pizza

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City Winery Chicago LLC

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Transit Score of West Town, Chicago, IL

West Town has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

West Town has excellent public transportation and about 8 bus, 3 rail and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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West Town has about 10 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and I-GO.

Bike Score of West Town, Chicago, IL

West Town is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in West Town

West Town has average property crime and less violent crime per person than the Chicago average.

West Town Crime Rate

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How do you feel walking in West Town Chicago?

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Bacci Pizzeria

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Tuman's Tap & Grill

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Broken Art Restoration

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Goodwill Store & Donation Center

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Very Best Vintage

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West Town Bakery & Diner

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