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Which wards have the most homes with delinquent property taxes?

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By Local Labs News Service | Aug 10, 2019

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As of May 21, 9,683 residential 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, he or she can 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
Englewood
1220
$1,875
2
West Pullman
812
$1,584
3
Roseland/pullman
794
$1,632
4
West Englewood
588
$1,545
5
Greater Grand Crossing
429
$2,110
6
Gresham
429
$1,891
7
Lawndale
400
$2,391
8
Austin
397
$2,063
9
Back Of The Yards
360
$1,775
10
South Chicago
358
$2,025
11
South Shore
287
$1,811
12
Burnside
181
$1,709
13
Calumet Heights
174
$1,676
14
Brainerd
168
$1,805
15
South Deering
166
$1,315
16
Morgan Park
155
$1,631
17
East Garfield Park
149
$2,408
18
West Garfield Park
144
$2,329
19
Woodlawn
135
$2,317
20
Chatham
120
$1,951
21
Little Village
118
$2,207
22
Bronzeville
104
$2,259
23
Humboldt Park
95
$2,402
24
Riverdale/altgeld Gardens
90
$1,130
25
East Side
78
$1,537
26
Marquette Park
74
$2,322
27
Logan Square
64
$3,494
28
Canaryville/fuller Park
61
$1,983
29
West Rogers Park
54
$2,081
30
Washington Heights
51
$1,622
31
Lakeview
50
$7,152
32
Washington Park
47
$2,908
33
South Loop
46
$2,238
34
Edgewater
44
$2,454
35
Near North
43
$6,658
36
Rogers Park
42
$2,095
37
Gold Coast
41
$5,421
38
Gage Park
41
$1,394
39
Kenwood
40
$2,939
40
Belmont/cragin
39
$2,821
41
Hyde Park
37
$2,016
42
Hegewisch
37
$1,907
43
Portage Park
37
$3,525
44
Chicago Lawn
36
$2,152
45
Dunning
36
$3,164
46
Lincoln Park
34
$5,962
47
Brighton Park
34
$2,544
48
Beverly
33
$3,653
49
Near West Side
31
$2,733
50
Garfield Ridge
28
$1,537
51
Albany Park
27
$3,279
52
Scottsdale
26
$1,283
53
Bucktown
23
$4,973
54
Ashburn
23
$1,775
55
Hermosa
22
$2,726
56
Irving Park
22
$4,503
57
Galewood
20
$3,264
58
West Lawn
20
$2,346
59
West Town
19
$4,945
60
The Loop
19
$3,224
61
Old Town
19
$3,756
62
Streeterville
18
$1,141
63
Oakland
18
$2,488
64
Bridgeport
17
$2,138
65
Boystown
17
$1,616
66
Montclare
16
$2,494
67
Archer Heights
16
$2,388
68
Avondale
15
$3,942
69
Ravenswood
14
$4,259
70
Buena Park
14
$1,624
71
Pilsen
14
$3,824
72
River North
14
$7,321
73
Wrightwood
13
$1,747
74
North Park
12
$3,005
75
North Center
12
$8,654
76
Uptown
12
$2,955
77
Jefferson Park
12
$3,891
78
West Elsdon
11
$1,991
79
Mount Greenwood
11
$3,132
80
University Village / Little Italy
11
$2,862
81
Heart Of Chicago
10
$3,746
82
Norwood Park
9
$3,320
83
Edgebrook
8
$6,068
84
Mayfair
8
$1,136
85
Forest Glen
7
$1,913
86
Clearing
7
$2,571
87
Ukrainian Village
7
$5,865
88
Mckinley Park
7
$2,642
89
Goose Island
6
$3,271
90
Wrigleyville
6
$10,572
91
Sauganash
6
$4,468
92
North Mayfair
6
$3,051
93
Roscoe Village
6
$7,956
94
West Loop
6
$1,574
95
Chinatown
5
$3,886
96
Edison Park
5
$3,563
97
Wicker Park
5
$8,269
98
Oriole Park
5
$2,740
99
Andersonville
5
$4,262
100
Noble Square
5
$4,011
101
River West
4
$4,169
102
Tri-taylor
3
$2,610
103
O'hare
3
$4,115
104
Union Ridge
2
$4,025
105
Big Oaks
1
$5,226
106
Central Bellwood/stevenson Park
1
$2,723
107
Lincoln Square
1
$2,998
108
South Skokie
1
$8,498

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