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Living in West Loop Chicago

West Loop is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 6,097 residents.

West Loop has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Fulton River District, The Loop, River West, University Village - Little Italy, Grant Park, Near North Side and South Loop.

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Walk Score of West Loop, Chicago, IL

West Loop is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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outdoor Seating

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Architectural Interest

Daily errands do not require a car in West Loop Chicago.

West Loop is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 96.

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

West Loop Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Loop to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Near North Side 96 90 81 85,347
2 East Ukrainian Village 96 74 93 7,233
3 West Loop 96 100 87 6,097
4 Lincoln Park 94 80 88 26,167
5 Noble Square 94 74 91 8,494

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 490 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Loop.

People in West Loop can walk to an average of 50 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for outdoor SeatingKind of a concrete park, there's benches and spots overlooking the canal, beware of the occasional hobo sleeping, my sister says: "if you wake a hobo, they'll bite your face off." Pretty scary stuff....

mackenzie lee
on outdoor Seating

Transit Score of West Loop, Chicago, IL

West Loop is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find West Loop Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

West Loop has world-class public transportation and about 18 bus, 9 rail and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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West Loop has about 7 car shares from Zipcar and I-GO.

Bike Score of West Loop, Chicago, IL

West Loop is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in West Loop

= Lowest Crime

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

West Loop Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in West Loop Chicago?

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View Of The Canal

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Chicago Union Station

Photo of Opera From Behind in West Loop, Chicago

Opera From Behind

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Citibank

thumbnail for View Of The CanalIf you have time, stand awhile on one of chicago's frightening canal bridges and feel them quake and shake underfoot

mackenzie lee
on View Of The Canal

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