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25 S Halsted St
Greektown, Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$5,299
By Manager, 2 days ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,315 Sqft
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855 West Madison Street
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$5,143
By Isabella Pascente, 1 day ago
2 Bed
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2.5 Bath
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1,716 Sqft
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855 West Madison
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$5,142
By HotSpot Rentals, 5 hours ago
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901 W Madison St
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$4,554
By Turbotenant, 14 hours ago
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1035 W Van Buren St
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$4,100
By Manager, 3 days ago
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205 South Peoria
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$4,075
By HotSpot Rentals, 6 hours ago
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1222 West Madison St.
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$4,000
By HotSpot Rentals, 12 hours ago
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1035 West Van Buren Street
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,950
By Tricia Van Horn, 1 day ago
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2 Bath
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1,237 Sqft
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1035 West Van Buren Street
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,740
By Stephanie Spenner, 1 day ago
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1,000 Sqft
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808 West Van Buren
Greektown, Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,690
By HotSpot Rentals, 6 hours ago
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1035 West Van Buren
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,690
By HotSpot Rentals, 6 hours ago
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1050 W Monroe
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,600
By Manager, 2 days ago
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1 Bath
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1,100 Sqft
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33 South Aberdeen
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,450
By HotSpot Rentals, 16 hours ago
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855 West Madison
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,218
By HotSpot Rentals, 5 hours ago
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808 West Van Buren
Greektown, Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,200
By HotSpot Rentals, 4 hours ago
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939 West Washington
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,133
By HotSpot Rentals, 12 hours ago
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22 North Aberdeen St.
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$3,095
By HotSpot Rentals, 5 hours ago
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765 W Adams
Greektown, Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$2,964
By HotSpot Rentals, 13 hours ago
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400 S Green St
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$2,926
By Turbotenant, 20 hours ago
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1035 West Van Buren
Near West Side, West Side, Chicago
$2,922
By HotSpot Rentals, 8 hours ago
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Near West Side Apartments for Rent

Near West Side

About Near West Side

Just west of the Loop, the Near West Side offers a great balance of location and affordability. Renting an apartment here will put you in close proximity to Fulton River District, Little Italy, Illinois Medical District, and the United Center; they’re all part of the Near West Side. The CTA’s Pink, Green, and Blue Lines all run through the area, as well as highways I-90/94 and I-290.

Apartment Snapshot

Near West Side apartments are generally in low-rise multi-unit complexes. Rental costs are reasonable here, with many spacious apartment options. A one-bedroom rental with great amenities can be found for less than $2,000. Apartments are significantly less expensive as you go further west.

History

The Near West Side populated as workers looked west of downtown for more affordable living options. Hull House was founded here in 1889 and its community outreach had great effect on the quality of life for the many residents. The area’s population peaked over 150,000 in the 1950’s but is considerably less now. The Malcolm X College was founded here in 1911 and continues to serve the community’s junior college needs.

Atmosphere

The Near West Side has a wide variety of people and characteristically different neighborhoods within it. The Boeing Company’s headquarters are located here and are a boon to the economy. Malcolm X College and University of Illinois at Chicago are significant jobs creators for the area while attracting students and their spending power.

Demographics

The Near West Side has a population of 54,881, and median household income of $62,770. Income distribution is biased towards the areas nearer to downtown. Further west, the area is still gentrifying.

Did You Know?

The smell of chocolate that one often smells when approaching the loop emanates from the Blommer Chocolate Company here, in the Fulton River District.

While You’re Here

Hit up Greektown anytime of the night to satisfy your guilty gyro urges. Catch a Blackhawks or bulls game at the United Center and touch the Statue of Michael Jordan for good luck. The Garage food truck on Aberdeen has mouthwatering tacos for cheap.

For those interested, Near West Side currently has 75 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $2,172 in the lower quartile to $3,948 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is $2,689 or $26 / ft². For those interested in renting a listing in this search area, there are currently 8 studio, 19 one-bedroom, 34 two-bedroom, 13 three-bedroom, and 1 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / ft²
Studio $1,790 N/A
1 BR $2,183 $26
2 BR $3,100 $26
3 BR $5,075 $34
4+ BR $5,500 $26

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Near West Side is located within 60612. This area currently has 35,559 residents in 13,300 households. Out of the total population, 30.47% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this zipcode are currently unmarried and have a median age of 31.1.

When looking at residents older than 25, 24.36% have graduated from high school, 18.82% have a bachelor's degree, and 13.48% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 51.4% and the median income in this zipcode is $37,137.

At least 74.87% of those living in this zipcode rents their homes. Most residents will commute to work by car with an average commute time of 31.3 minutes.

Geographically, 60612 is a part of Cook County, Illinois. This county is currently home to 5,227,575 residents, or 1,951,606 households with a median income of $56,902. Cook County, Illinois residents have a median age of 36.1 and 43.37% are currently renting their homes in the area.

Finally, Cook County, Illinois is a part of the greater Chicago, IL - IN Urban Area. For those unfamiliar with the area, The Chicago, IL - IN Urban Area is currently home to a population 8,672,319 across 3,153,810 households. Those living in this urban area have a median income of $63,064 and median age of 36.6. In general, at least 36.73% of the residents are currently renting their homes in this area.

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