Facts About Englewood

Here are a few facts about Greater Englewood:

  • Greater Englewood Boundaries consist of 55th North, 75th South, Dan Ryan, East, Hamilton , West and encompasses Englewood and West Englewood
  • There are 6 aldermanic wards and not 1 aldermanic office located within the boundaries of Englewood
  • Over 70, 000 residents live in these boundaries and 31% reside in owner-occupied homes
  • There are 51, 938 registered voters in Greater Englewood and 118 precincts (as of the latest data of the 2010 US Census)
  • There are over 250 churches in the Greater Englewood community
  • Englewood can be accessed via 3 major transit lines:  the CTA Red Line (63rd Street) and Green Line (Halsted and Ashland) and the Dan Ryan Expressway

Fun facts:

Here is a list of celebrities and other history-makers who call Englewood home.  (Courtesy of R. Baldwin, Media Journalist)

Chef Cliff Rome- Radio Personality, Chef and Entrepreneur.

Bernie Mac-Late comedian and actor.

  Jennifer Hudson-Singer and Actress

  Derrick Rose-NBA Basketball Player.

     Liz Toussiant-Country Music Singer and Songwriter.

     Kevin White-Rising Comedian

  LeAlan Marvin Jones-Journalists, Role Model and Senate hopeful.

Janet Hubert-Actress, Dancer and Author.

     Merri Dee- Journalists, Role Model and Senate hopeful.

 Mavis Staples-Jazz Musican.

     Dr. Terry Mason-Chief Medical Officer for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

…but it’s no big surprise.  Englewood is full of rising stars!!

  1. […] That Nikon got me out and taking photos again. I got involved with community organizations like Resident Association of Greater Englewood and taught a youth journalism program at the local library. I had a whole bunch of friends who were […]

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