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Living in Uptown Chicago

Uptown is the 16th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 48,579 residents.

Uptown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

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

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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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Photo of Jewel-Osco in Uptown, Chicago

Jewel-Osco

Photo of Marine Drive & Buena in Uptown, Chicago

Marine Drive & Buena

Daily errands do not require a car in Uptown Chicago.

Uptown is the 16th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 90.

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

Uptown Chicago Apartments for Rent

Uptown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Uptown to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

14 Lakeview 90 79 81 94,521
15 West Town 90 74 89 21,561
16 Uptown 90 79 82 48,579
17 Ravenswood 90 68 83 35,239
18 River West 89 80 87 1,298

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 243 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Uptown.

People in Uptown can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of The Bar on Buena in Uptown, Chicago

The Bar on Buena

Photo of Dollop Coffee Co. in Uptown, Chicago

Dollop Coffee Co.

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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

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 13 bus and 2 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 26 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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Photo of Broadway & Buena in Uptown, Chicago

Broadway & Buena

Photo of Graceland Cemetery in Uptown, Chicago

Graceland Cemetery

Photo of Hutchinson Historic Walk in Uptown, Chicago

Hutchinson Historic Walk

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

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 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

Photo of Park 487 in Uptown, Chicago

Park 487

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 Baker & Nosh in Uptown, Chicago

Baker & Nosh

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 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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