Whatever your preference, Andersonville is sure to have something for you to call home.

Welcome to Andersonville

A hip, young neighborhood with vibrant nightlife on Chicago's north side.
Tucked along the north side of Chicago is the dynamic neighborhood of Andersonville. What began as a Swedish village for immigrants in the mid-19th century still holds Swedish roots and plenty of charming, historic architecture. This is the area where you will find bustling nightlife and a hip, young crowd. It is abundant with diversity, an assortment of unique shops, cafes, restaurants, and stunning architecture. 
The neighborhood features several smaller residential areas, each offering a unique style and presence. Walkable, tree-lined streets feature historic homes and architectural styles such as Queen Anne and American traditional. Choose from two and three-apartment buildings, brick walk-ups, luxurious single-family homes, or one of the many luxury condominiums. Whatever your preference, Andersonville is sure to have something for you to call home.

What to Love 


Local Lifestyle

Residents enjoy the quiet, friendly neighborhoods combined with the hip and vibrant downtown scene. With a rich history steeped in its Swedish roots, you'll enjoy plenty of museums, quaint restaurants, and bakeries that offer a chance to experience Swedish heritage. Various housing options, charming neighborhoods with family-friendly spaces, restaurants, and entertainment offerings show why many are flocking to call Andersonville home. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Andersonville is home to a booming selection of antique shops, quaint boutiques, record shops, and restaurants. You'll never tire of wandering the area searching for your next favorite item. When you get hungry, stop in one of the many exceptional restaurants. Lady Gregory's Irish Bar and Restaurant is a coveted spot with fresh, quality food and a fun atmosphere. This farm-to-table restaurant has an incredible menu featuring items like Shepherd's Pie, fish and chips, and an impressive selection of whiskey options. 
Fireside Restaurant and Lounge has more of a traditional American menu with a Cajun twist. This lively spot features a vibrant atmosphere, excellent food, an outdoor patio, and fireplaces. For a slightly more international dining option, residents enjoy heading to Calo Ristorante for fine dining and quality Italian dishes. Step inside and immerse yourself in old-world Italy with the menu to match.
Another eclectic and unique favorite is Oda Mediterranean. This exceptional restaurant blends various flavors from across the Mediterranean to create a unique fusion of flavors guaranteed to please. Menu options include sigara boregi, falafel, beef stroganoff, and charred Spanish octopus. 

Things to Do 

Whether an event is part of the Swedish heritage or a seasonal community gathering, you'll never be bored in Andersonville. The Swedish American Museum has been in the neighborhood for more than 40 years and celebrates the Swedish roots of the area. Locals visit the museum to enjoy exhibits like a genealogy center or try some traditional Swedish food. There is also a museum store for consumers and a slew of events each month. 
Andersonville Vintage Market offers residents a chance to experience several retailers offering antiques, clothing, home goods, and more. This family and pet-friendly event feature local and national retailers. It aims to highlight the neighborhood's abundance of antique and resale offerings. The Andersonville Farmers Market is a favorite local event on Wednesdays that features a rotating list of vendors. Enjoy plenty of fresh local produce, freshly baked bread, pastries, take-home food, pet treats, and select pop-up shops. 
In the heart of the neighborhood, you'll find Gethsemane Garden Center. This unique garden center and greenhouse feature a selection of plants, flowers, gifts, and furniture. They also are committed to supporting locals, so everything you take home supports the community. Proximity to Chicago's other neighborhoods and the exceptional beaches along Lake Michigan ensure plenty more to do around the area. 


Residents of Andersonville attend Chicago Public Schools. Featured schools in the area include:

Demographics and Employment Data for Andersonville, IL

Andersonville has 3,420 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Andersonville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,839 people call Andersonville home. The population density is 21,055.564 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

52.14 / 47.84%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
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Around Andersonville, IL

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

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lincoln Cafe and Market, Way Too Gouda, and Lee Allison Necktie Company.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.15 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.3 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.03 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.83 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.34 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.75 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars


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