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Living in Jefferson Park Chicago

Jefferson Park is the 76th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 44,147 residents.

Jefferson Park has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Edgebrook, Portage Park, North Mayfair, Mayfair, Wildwood, Sauganash and Dunning.

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Walk Score of Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

Jefferson Park is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Gale Street Inn Chicago

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Beaubien Elementary School

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Jefferson Park Chicago.

Jefferson Park is the 76th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 71.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North Side, East Ukrainian Village and West Loop.

Jefferson Park Chicago Apartments for Rent

Jefferson Park Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Jefferson Park to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

74 Brighton Park 71 60 65 46,284
75 West Chatham 71 71 59 3,818
76 Jefferson Park 71 64 70 44,147
77 Park Manor 71 72 67 16,563
78 Belmont Heights 70 54 54 12,912

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 127 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Jefferson Park.

People in Jefferson Park can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Chicago Police Department

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Martini Club

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Gale Street Inn ChicagoThis neighborhood institution is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Known for their excellent ribs and family atmosphere. They were originally across the street but moved to make way for the El station

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Transit Score of Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

Jefferson Park has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Jefferson Park Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Jefferson Park has good public transportation and about 15 bus, 2 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Jefferson Park has about 1 car shares from I-GO.

Bike Score of Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

Jefferson Park is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Jefferson Park

= Lowest Crime

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

Jefferson Park Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Jefferson Park Chicago?

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Roberts Square Park

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American Science & Surplus

Photo of Copernicus Center in Jefferson Park, Chicago

Copernicus Center

Photo of Ideal Bakery in Jefferson Park, Chicago

Ideal Bakery

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Jefferson Park Transit Center

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Habetler Bowl

thumbnail for Beaubien Elementary SchoolFor some reason Chicago must have hired the same architects that designed prison buildings to design their schools. Fortunately inside contains a highly rated program.

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on Beaubien Elementary School

Photo of Saint Cornelius Catholic School in Jefferson Park, Chicago

Saint Cornelius Catholic School

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Motor Vehicle Facility - Chicago North

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FSP

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Ellengee Market Co Inc

thumbnail for American Science & SurplusIf you are a science geek, attracted to the weird castaway items or obsolete products, then this is your store. Always worth a browse but beware a 5 minute stop can quickly turn into an hour because they have so much stuff.

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on American Science & Surplus

Photo of St Cornelius Church in Jefferson Park, Chicago

St Cornelius Church

Photo of Jefferson Masonic Temple in Jefferson Park, Chicago

Jefferson Masonic Temple

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Jefferson Park

Photo of Harry's On Elston in Jefferson Park, Chicago

Harry's On Elston

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