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Living in Uptown Chicago

Uptown is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 48,579 residents.

Uptown has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Lakeview, Edgewater, Ravenswood, North Center, Lincoln Square, Roscoe Village and DePaul.

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91 Walk Score of Uptown, Chicago, IL

Uptown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of Graceland Cemetery in Uptown, Chicago

Graceland Cemetery

Photo of Hutchinson Historic Walk in Uptown, Chicago

Hutchinson Historic Walk

Daily errands do not require a car in Uptown Chicago.

Uptown is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 91.

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

Uptown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Uptown to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

11 South Loop 92 93 90 35,008
12 West Town 92 75 94 21,561
13 Uptown 91 79 91 48,579
14 Lakeview 91 79 88 94,521
15 Bucktown 91 73 93 17,318

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 234 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Uptown.

People in Uptown can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Bar on Buena in Uptown, Chicago

Bar on Buena

Photo of Baker & Nosh in Uptown, Chicago

Baker & Nosh

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thumbnail for Jewel-Osco#buenapark located on the corner of montrose and broadway convenient for all your grocery needs. Also has a gym attached that offers cheap monthly memberships

Kyle Wood
on Jewel-Osco

79 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 14 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.

91 Bike Score of Uptown, Chicago, IL

Uptown is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Marine Drive And Hutchinson in Uptown, Chicago

Marine Drive And Hutchinson

Photo of Montrose Beach in Uptown, Chicago

Montrose Beach

Photo of Hutchinson Historic Walk in Uptown, Chicago

Hutchinson Historic Walk

Photo of 7/11 in Uptown, Chicago

7/11

Photo of Skate Shop in Uptown, Chicago

Skate Shop

Photo of Park 487 in Uptown, Chicago

Park 487

thumbnail for Marine Drive & Buena#buenapark just on the other side of lakeshore drive this little park is the perfect place to relax. Fountains and well manicured gardens.

Kyle Wood
on Marine Drive & Buena

Photo of Park 487 in Uptown, Chicago

Park 487

Photo of Stockton Elementary School in Uptown, Chicago

Stockton Elementary School

Photo of Stockton Elementary School in Uptown, Chicago

Stockton Elementary School

Photo of Starbucks in Uptown, Chicago

Starbucks

thumbnail for Broadway & Buena#buenapark conveniently located by the 36 bus that runs all night. Take it all the way downtown or up north.

Kyle Wood
on Broadway & Buena

Photo of Alma Pita Restaurant in Uptown, Chicago

Alma Pita Restaurant

Photo of Alma Pita Restaurant in Uptown, Chicago

Alma Pita Restaurant

Photo of Clark & Irving Park in Uptown, Chicago

Clark & Irving Park

Photo of Marine Drive & Buena in Uptown, Chicago

Marine Drive & Buena

thumbnail for Graceland Cemetery#gracelandwest entrance to the cemetery. Beautiful for a walk around during the day. Well manicured with gorgeous statues and trees.

Kyle Wood
on Graceland Cemetery

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