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Metra logo Rail Station: Cheltenham (79th Street)

Overview
Rail Lines:Electric District
Status:year-round
Location:79th St. (at Exchange Ave.)
Fare Zone:B
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:11.5
Related Web Pages:Electric District Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
201011,02632,522
201511,32933,471
Change+2.7%+2.8%
2040 (Projected)12,74738,110
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20104712,612
20155763,182
Change+18.2%+17.9%
2040 (Projected)1,1026,034
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:47 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:72 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:22%
Mode of Access:71% Walked, 18% Drive Alone, 11% Dropped Off (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Transportation and Other30%29%
Single-Family Residential20%21%
Multi-Family Residential20%20%
Vacant9%16%
Open Space15%8%
Institutional2%3%
Commercial2%3%
Mixed Use1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Chicago - South Shore Corridor Study
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:26 South Shore Express accessible
79 79th accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago
US Congressional Districts:2 Robin Kelly
Illinois Senate Districts:13 Robert Peters
Illinois House Districts:25 Curtis Tarver
County Board Districts:Cook 4
Chicago Wards:7 Greg Mitchell
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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