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Why Bucktown / Wicker Park?
Over the past two decades, thousands of new Wicker Park residents discovered that the quick commute downtown, unparalleled nightlife offerings, and never-ending string of new bars and trendy restaurants called to them. As a result, the shabbier apartment buildings have gone down, and in their place are new homes, condos, townhomes, and a variety of all of Chicago’s housing stock.
Meanwhile, just up Milwaukee Ave. from Wicker, Bucktown proceeded to take in everyone who wanted the convenience of Wicker Park with a slightly quieter and more family-friendly feel. Bordering Wicker to its north and northwest, Bucktown offers more single-family homes and quieter streets that are great for families and young professionals alike.
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Welcome to the beautiful area of Bucktown/Wicker Park! As of the latest US census, around 33,957 call this area home and around 39% are homeowners. With an average age of 31, Bucktown/Wicker Park has a dynamic, and energetic population. In any given day, you’ll see parents taking their kids to school, staying active in the nearby parks, or simply enjoying the hustle and bustle of Bucktown/Wicker Park. Over the recent months roughly 445 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $707,954. That is an increase of $36,349 from the previous period.
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