Gold Coast

One of the wealthiest neighborhoods in America.

Welcome to Gold Coast

The incomparable Gold Coast, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in America, is where you can find many of Chicago's most famous residents and the world-class real estate they call home. From the timeless mansions of Astor Street to the magnificent high-rises of Lake Shore Drive, the Gold Coast is truly an inspirational setting from which to savor life in the Windy City.
 
Despite the neighborhood's well-documented affluence, the Gold Coast's housing choices and prices are surprisingly diverse. Housing styles are equally diverse. In addition to the Gold Coast apartment buildings that line Lake Shore Drive, the area also offers Gold Coast condos, walk-ups, townhomes, row homes, and a number of contemporary high-rises.
 
Within one square mile, the Gold Coast offers lively beaches, internationally renowned boutiques, incredible cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. It also happens to be one of Chicago's most family-friendly neighborhoods offering several top public and private schools, beautiful parks, and cultural attractions.

Overview for Gold Coast, IL

14,428 people live in Gold Coast, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $134,169. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,428

Total Population

50 years

Median Age

High

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

$134,169

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Gold Coast, IL

Gold Coast has 8,792 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Gold Coast do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,428 people call Gold Coast home. The population density is 86,430.743 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,428

Total Population

High

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

50

Median Age

47.03 / 52.96%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,792

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$134,169

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Gold Coast, IL

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Gold Coast. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Latin School Of Chicago
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

Around Gold Coast, IL

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

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
84
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Healthy Substance Cantina, Mr. Charcuterie, and The Colette Collection.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.48 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.54 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.19 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
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