Roscoe Village

A village within a city, with full of incredible sights and sounds.

Welcome to Roscoe Village

Charming and full of life, with lots of vintage charm
A "village within a city," Roscoe Village is full of incredible sights and sounds. This charming residential community always has something going on, from festivals and vendor events to parades and boutique openings. Residents of Roscoe Village live in perfectly-appointed homes, and the architecture varies from stately mansions to adorable bungalows.

No matter what style of home they live in, locals all appreciate the warm community spirit and inviting vibe of Roscoe Village. Tourists flock to Roscoe Village to enjoy the established restaurants and shops, while many new residents purchase property in the area every year in an attempt to immerse themselves in the history and culture of this distinctive neighborhood.

What to Love

  • Cozy and welcoming vibe
  • Lots of quirky restaurants and shops
  • Live music venues and many outdoor performances
  • Classic frame and brick homes line the streets

Local Lifestyle

Cute cafes and charming coffee houses invite residents and tourists alike to experience Roscoe Village. This cozy community is nestled deep in the heart of Chicago, inviting all who enter the area to see and experience a taste of old-town Chicago as well as all the family-friendly amenities that anyone could hope for. There's no shortage of upscale shops and restaurants in Roscoe Village - and on any given day, you'll find musicians and artists showing off their latest works in some of the well-appointed buildings and shops that permeate the area.

Dining, Entertainment and Shopping

Every palate will find something to please in the Roscoe Village area. Le Sud Mediterranean Kitchen is a popular local hotspot, a two-story cafe that serves Mediterannean-French style cuisine in a welcoming setting. The other side of the coin is the charmingly kitschy Kitsch'n on Roscoe, which serves American-style comfort food. Check out the full tiki bar and the wealth of eclectic decor!

There are plenty of places to shop in Roscoe Village. One popular shopping destination is Shangri-La Vintage. This vintage clothing store has something for everyone, with a wide selection of clothing options for both men and women. Make sure to check out Cinnamon Boutique for beautiful clothing and gifts, along with jewelry and a variety of handmade goods from local artisans based in Chicago. Of course, Chicago is known for its incredible, spacious shopping malls - and all the best of the city's amenities are located just minutes away from the Roscoe Village area.

Things to Do

Lush Wine and Spirits isn't just an upscale liquor store. This charming bistro provides free tastings on select days of the week, and plenty of seating, so you can pull up a chair with friends and watch the world go by. Live music is one of the hallmarks of Roscoe Village, and many of the local bars and bistros offer shows throughout the week. Constellation is one of the most popular live music venues in the city, an arts and entertainment center that primarily focuses on contemporary jazz stylings. Many special events are hosted in this space as well, including slam poetry performances and dance events.

Overview for Roscoe Village, IL

11,470 people live in Roscoe Village, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $81,551. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

33 years

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Around Roscoe Village, IL

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

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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
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Dining 1.59 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.1 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.95 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.74 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.98 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Roscoe Village, IL

Roscoe Village has 4,728 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roscoe Village do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,470 people call Roscoe Village home. The population density is 28,676.835 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.83 / 51.18%

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Schools in Roscoe Village, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Roscoe Village. 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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Audubon Elementary School
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Lane Technical High School
7th - 12th
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