The neighborhood of Jefferson Park can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Jefferson Park. The noise levels in this area are quite low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Interstate 90, J F K Expressway or one of the railway lines. Finally, there are around 10 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, like Indian Road Woods Preserve and Dunham Park, which makes it easy to access them.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 45% of the dwellings in Jefferson Park, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened pre-1960.
In Jefferson Park, residents will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, a supermarket is generally reachable within a short walk from anywhere in Jefferson Park. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.
Jefferson Park will please property owners that value a variety of modes of transportation. This area is very well-suited for traveling on foot; most day-to-day needs are convenient to carry out by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby. Thanks to Jefferson Park Station with access to the Blue Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, home owners can count on public transit to get around in this neighborhood. A car is also a good transportation option in Jefferson Park. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 90, are very easy to reach from any location in Jefferson Park.