West Chicago is a city located in Illinois, United States.
West Chicago is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines or the airport (Dupage Airport). Parks are distributed sparsely, making it sometimes hard to access them. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, like McCaslin Park and Manville Oaks Park.
In West Chicago, around 70% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly three quarters of the units in West Chicago while the rest are rented. The median year of construction for houses in this city is 1983.
High schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in West Chicago, and therefore may be a rather long walk away. Property owners have the choice between public and private secondary schools. In terms of food, some residents in West Chicago may be able to shop for groceries on foot in one of around 20 stores, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
This city is an extremely convenient part of the Chicago metropolitan area for traveling by car. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. On the other hand, public transit users may experience very limited choices in this city due to the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there is the West Chicago Station on the Union Pacific West Line. No bus circuits pass through the city. Traveling on foot is not very feasible for residents in West Chicago because very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.