Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Wealthiest Sloopers Apparently Live in Printers Row

In case you care (via Curbed Chicago):
Thanks to statistician and data enthusiast Stephen R. Higley, who has pored over heaps of census data from the 2010 United States Census, we now have a definitive breakdown of which Chicago neighborhoods are the wealthiest in all of the city. Of course, if you've lived in the Windy City for more than a couple of years, you could probably guess the top ten, but today we bring you the list that has census data backing it. Many of the wealthiest communities in the greater metro area fall outside of city limits, but we are only focusing on Chicago neighborhoods (sorry suburban readers). So without further adieu, here are Chicago's ten richest neighborhoods by mean household income.
The following neighborhoods are listed with their mean income:
10. Near West Side-River West ($86,168)
9. Printers Row-Dearborn Park ($88,482)
8. The Loop ($91,033)
7. River North ($100,607)
6. Old Town ($104,060)
5. The Near North ($105,586)
4. Streeterville ($107,276)
3. Lincoln Park ($115,856)
2. New East Side/Lake Shore East ($122,145)
1. The Gold Coast ($153,358)
That's it - I'm moving to Printer's Row.

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