The neighborhood of West Humboldt Park is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
West Humboldt Park is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. Green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, which makes them easy to reach. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about one third of buildings in West Humboldt Park, while the rest are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The population residing in this part of Chicago is evenly split between owners and renters.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. Moreover, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well. Home buyers have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. In terms of education, it is a very short walk to access primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in West Humboldt Park.
This part of Chicago permits property owners to move around by a diversity of modes of transportation. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are very conducive to traveling on foot; most daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle, and various businesses are close by. This neighborhood is home to a reasonably good public transit system. In particular, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Driving is also a good transportation option in this neighborhood since it is ordinarily easy to come across a parking spot.