Lincoln Park

One of Chicago's most naturally beautiful areas.

Welcome to Lincoln Park

Picturesque and inviting, with many vibrant tourist attractions
When one thinks of Chicago attractions and adventures, one usually thinks immediately of Lincoln Park. From manicured gardens to spacious green parks, Lincoln Park is one of Chicago's most naturally beautiful areas. Every day, tourists flock to this neighborhood to enjoy attractions and adventures. Residents also appreciate Lincoln Park's beauty and charm, taking to the walking trails and grounds to experience some of the best amenities that Chicago has to offer.

What to Love

  • Some of the best-known attractions in Chicago
  • Excellent restaurants and boutiques
  • Many live music venues and charming bars
  • A friendly spirit and lots of charm

Local Lifestyle

Lincoln Park has long held the designation of being one of Chicago's busiest tourist destinations, with many eager to experience the parks and attractions that are plentiful in the area. However, it is just as loved as a residential hotspot. While large homes and mansions line the residential areas, there are just as many modern apartments and townhomes, expertly designed for those who embrace the big-city lifestyle.

Dining, Entertainment and Shopping

Whether you crave Italian or stacked sandwiches, you will find something divine in Lincoln Park. Goose Island Brewhouse doesn't just serve up handcrafted beers but a variety of comfort food classics as well. On the other side of the coin is Boka, an acclaimed eatery that serves stylish American cuisine in a chic, perfectly-decorated setting. There are many charming coffee shops and bistros around Lincoln Park, perfectly located to allow tourists and residents alike to grab a cup of fresh espresso before heading on to the next attraction.

When it comes to entertainment, Lincoln Park has something for the whole family. The famed Lincoln Park Zoo is often heralded as one of the best zoos in the nation, with many exhibits and enclosures and a strong focus on conservation. Nature lovers will appreciate the Lincoln Park Conservatory. This conservatory hosts thousands of plants, both native and exotic, all inside a stunning dome structure that draws the eye and defies the imagination. It's easy to spend an afternoon at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, whether you've visited before or are experiencing the conservatory for the first time.

Things to Do

If sun and sand are what you are after, you'll find them at North Avenue Beach. This popular tourist destination has opportunities for swimming, parasailing, boating, and much more. The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is one of Chicago's premier museums, an environmental space that features well-appointed exhibits and special programs. Young visitors will love the variety of child-friendly exhibits, while guests of all ages will appreciate the dedication to environmental preservation.

People come from around the world to visit the Chicago History Museum, a structure that is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Chicago area through historic artifacts and comprehensive exhibits. Discover a world of art and culture at the Theater on the Lake. This Lincoln Park institution offers a year-round program of plays and programs, all hosted in a beautifully restored 1920s building.

Overview for Lincoln Park, IL

69,641 people live in Lincoln Park, where the median age is 32 and the average individual income is $98,738. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

32 years

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Around Lincoln Park, IL

There's plenty to do around Lincoln Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Logan Square Coffee & Tea Tour, Frera, and Konbini And Kanpai Belmont.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.11 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.44 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.81 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.83 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lincoln Park, IL

Lincoln Park has 32,632 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. 69,641 people call Lincoln Park home. The population density is 37,361.176 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.49 / 49.51%

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Schools in Lincoln Park, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lincoln Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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PreK - 8th
No rating available
LaSalle Elementary Language Academy
K - 8th
Lincoln Elementary School
K - 9th
Mayer Elementary School
PreK - 9th
St James Lutheran School
PreK - 8th
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Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy
PreK - 8th
Lincoln Park High School
9th - 12th
Alcott Elementary School
PreK - 8th
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Prescott Elementary School
K - 8th
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