There are 77 officially defined Chicago community areas in the city, but there are over 200 distinct Chicago neighborhoods. Although many names are instantly recognizable, others aren’t used much by the general public. Instead, many locals use Chicago neighborhood names such as Wicker Park, Wrigleyville or Streeterville.

Chicago real estate properties map to the official Chicago community names rather than the Chicago neighborhoods, so if you select a neighborhood name for your search, you will likely get data for the broader community of which it is a part.

We’ve collected neighborhood information, photos, maps, activity reports, demographics, school info and more to help you choose the Chicago neighborhood that is perfect for your lifestyle. Choose from the links below to explore Chicago.

Explore Chicago’s Neighborhoods