Welcome to Lincoln Park

Reside near Chicago's finest city park
Lincoln Park is comprised of several stately neighborhoods that are to the west of Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan. This walkable, traditional neighborhood is one of the most well-known in Chicago. It features a vast selection of homes, condominiums, and walk-ups with leafy trees and plenty of classic brick buildings. The architectural style ranges from modern homes with floor-to-ceiling glass windows to winding, Victorian or Gothic Revival homes that are hundreds of years old. While there is a variety of property and architectural types, the living spaces in Lincoln Park are all exemplary residential spots in an ideal location.

What to Love

  • Access to the seven-mile-long Lincoln Park
  • North Avenue Beach and Fullerton Beach on Lake Michigan
  • Stunning views of the Chicago skyline
  • Rich with museums and landmarks
  • Shops, theaters, and music venues

Local Lifestyle

This district is popular with those who appreciate the finer things in life, value a promenade in the park, and relish the history of Chicago. People in Lincoln Park can access high-end shopping, restaurants, and many green spaces for leisure activities.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Boka is a Michelin-starred restaurant with American food served by candlelight on the portico. Pequod's Pizza serves a classic Chicago deep-dish pizza with a sweet, caramelized topping on the crust. The Twin Anchors Restaurant & Tavern is a BBQ restaurant that has been in business since the 1930s. The Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder is also in a lovely, old-fashioned building where chefs prepare pizza and grinders. Tarantino has delicious meals served by two world-class chefs. The Armitage Alehouse is a decadent, elegant pub styled to evoke the city of London in 1926. The art effect is an independently run boutique with kitsch collectibles, designer jewelry, and refined home goods items.

Things to Do

North Avenue Beach along opulent Lake Michigan is open for swimming in the summer and offers a tour of the rustic 22,000-square-foot beach house. The Lincoln Park Farmers Market has sustainable vendors, restaurants, and food courts. The Lincoln Park Zoo opened in 1868 and includes rare species no longer found naturally in the wild. The Farm in the Zoo has domestic animals and a red barn in the middle of Chicago.

The Nature Boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo is a famous spot with a view of the city and the local grounds. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is a Victorian Era glass house home to an extensive botanical garden. The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum presents family events and educational exhibits about nature and science.


The well-respected Chicago Public School District serves students in Lincoln Park.

  • Oscar F. Mayer School, Grades PK-8
  • Lincoln Park High School, Grades 9-12
  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Grades K-8

    Well-respected private schools which are located in Lincoln Park.

  • Latin School of Chicago, Grades PK-12
  • Francis W. Parker School, Grades PK-12
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Overview for LINCOLN PARK, IL

3,765 people live in LINCOLN PARK, where the median age is 21.8 and the average individual income is $17,845.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

21.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for LINCOLN PARK, IL

LINCOLN PARK has 1,304 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in LINCOLN PARK do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,765 people call LINCOLN PARK home. The population density is 3,545.61 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

45.18 / 54.82%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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