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Which wards have the most commercial properties with delinquent property taxes?

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By Local Labs News Service | Aug 9, 2019

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As of May 21, 1,270 commercial properties in Chicago were delinquent on their 2017 property taxes, according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of data made available on the Cook County Treasurer website.

If a property owner fails to pay taxes in Illinois, the owner may eventually lose ownership of the property.

The following table ranks Chicago's neighborhoods by the percentage of delinquent properties.

Rank
Neighborhood
Total Delinquent Properties
Median Amount Owed
1
Gresham
119
$7,122
2
Englewood
92
$6,361
3
Greater Grand Crossing
66
$6,926
4
South Chicago
60
$7,147
5
Roseland/pullman
59
$6,786
6
South Shore
55
$10,034
7
West Pullman
52
$3,513
8
West Englewood
50
$4,615
9
Austin
48
$9,021
10
Lawndale
48
$6,740
11
West Garfield Park
33
$5,242
12
Little Village
32
$9,376
13
Back Of The Yards
29
$8,745
14
East Garfield Park
26
$7,993
15
Belmont/cragin
24
$9,934
16
Brainerd
24
$4,728
17
Calumet Heights
23
$7,033
18
Marquette Park
22
$6,540
19
Chatham
21
$11,586
20
Morgan Park
19
$4,596
21
Bronzeville
16
$11,166
22
Burnside
16
$6,487
23
Hermosa
16
$6,314
24
Portage Park
15
$13,940
25
Brighton Park
14
$9,545
26
West Town
14
$14,713
27
Humboldt Park
13
$6,330
28
Chicago Lawn
12
$6,665
29
Woodlawn
11
$6,645
30
Logan Square
11
$11,086
31
West Rogers Park
10
$11,385
32
Washington Park
10
$20,499
33
Canaryville/fuller Park
10
$7,331
34
South Deering
9
$4,844
35
Hyde Park
9
$1,119
36
Washington Heights
8
$3,407
37
Albany Park
8
$10,768
38
Clearing
7
$8,356
39
Beverly
7
$8,700
40
Bridgeport
7
$7,669
41
Irving Park
6
$11,142
42
Riverdale/altgeld Gardens
6
$3,690
43
Gage Park
6
$7,742
44
Ukrainian Village
6
$10,392
45
Avondale
6
$7,970
46
Ashburn
5
$2,999
47
North Center
5
$6,650
48
Hegewisch
5
$3,957
49
Rogers Park
5
$16,905
50
Bucktown
5
$6,242
51
Gold Coast
5
$848
52
Montclare
5
$15,878
53
Heart Of Chicago
5
$4,536
54
North Park
4
$7,086
55
Archer Heights
4
$48,919
56
Mount Greenwood
4
$9,522
57
River North
4
$47,425
58
Galewood
4
$12,207
59
East Side
4
$8,381
60
South Loop
4
$26,469
61
Pilsen
4
$3,581
62
Garfield Ridge
3
$7,177
63
Lakeview
3
$9,709
64
North Cicero
3
$14,928
65
Lincoln Park
3
$7,259
66
Roscoe Village
2
$54,563
67
Wrightwood
2
$6,804
68
Dunning
2
$10,225
69
Norwood Park
2
$28,817
70
Jefferson Park
2
$11,346
71
Near West Side
2
$2,040
72
Tri-taylor
2
$5,756
73
The Loop
2
$35,276
74
Goose Island
2
$670
75
Mayfair
2
$2,118
76
River West
1
$4,500
77
Mckinley Park
1
$3,197
78
West Loop
1
$52,897
79
Chinatown
1
$6,623
80
West Lawn
1
$794
81
Uptown
1
$44,775
82
Near North
1
$2,579
83
Kenwood
1
$1,148
84
O'hare
1
$4,635
85
North Mayfair
1
$25,997
86
Ravenswood
1
$4,578

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