Washington Heights

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Washington Heights?

26,021 people live in Washington Heights. The median household income is $40,667.

Washington Heights is a neighborhood in Chicago with a total population of 26,021. It occupies approximately 2.89 square miles.

Overall, expenses in Washington Heights are 6% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood own their home, with 68% of households being occupied by owners.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 42, 29% of residents are married, and 31% of residents have at least one child. About 11% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The overall risk of crime in Washington Heights is 54% higher than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 75.4°F, while the average winter temperature is 25.3°F.

This area is zoned for City Of Chicago School District 299, which has approximately 400,545 students enrolled across 1088 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 75.4°F, while the average winter temperature is 25.3°F.

Financial

School

School District

This area is zoned for
CITY OF CHICAGO SCHOOL DISTRICT 299
This school district has
1,088
schools
There are
400,545
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
6%
higher than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
76%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
99%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
70%
higher than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
47%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
57%
higher than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
43
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Some College
Households with children are
31%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
29%

Weather & Natural Disasters