Wicker Park Real Estate Market Overview

Wicker Park, with its iconic underground clubs, craft cocktail bars, vintage shops, and bohemian cafes, is the hub for everything hip. The Damen Blue Line stop hovers over the bustling "6 corners" intersection, making Wicker Park a convenient and premier destination for locals and out-of-towners alike. The neighborhood's main thoroughfare, Milwaukee Ave, runs southeast from 6 corners and hosts some of ...the best things to do, namely shopping and dining, in the city. And don't forget Wicker Park's namesake, a quaint triangular green space complete with a field house, dog park, and plenty of room to relax and throw a Frisbee.View more

$447,250

Median Sales Price

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$525

Price Per Sqft

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$3,200

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Wicker Park show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 25% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Wicker Park for Jan 7 to Apr 6 was $447,250 based on 42 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Wicker Park was $525, an increase of 24% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Wicker Park for Mar 7 to Apr 7 was $3,200.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Wicker Park has low crime relative to the rest of Cook County.

Knowing more about crime activity in Wicker Park can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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936

Counts of Theft

270

Counts of Assault

208

Counts of Vandalism


Schools in Wicker Park

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Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Wicker Park by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
63%
Single residents
Home owners
42%
Home owners
Median age
31
Median age
Household income
$89,291
Median household income
College educated
78%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Wicker Park commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
51% commute by car
3% commute by bike
37% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

Moments in Wicker Park


Insider Tips: Where to Go

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Morning

Early bird gets the worm. Brunch, that is, at Wicker Park's most popular breakfast joint, The Bongo Room. Menu items range from savory and sweet to downright sinful. And don't forget that bloody mary.

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Afternoon

Window-shop and people-watch along Milwaukee Ave as you make your way to Myopic Books, Chicago's best used bookstore. Grab a paperback and while away the afternoon in the park.

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Evening

Some of Chicago's best mixologists have flocked to Wicker Park, so enjoy a craft cocktail and grab a bite before catching the headliner at iconic music venue the Double Door.

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