Austin has the largest population of Chicago’s 77 Community Areas, and suffered the largest population drop of the 77 between 2000 and 2010. The community is home to the leafy Austin Historic District, which you can visit in the above video, and to the historic devastation wrought during the riots that followed the death of ...
Austin is Community Area 25 of the 77 on the city's official list. It encompasses the sub-neighborhoods known as Galewood, North Austin and South Austin.
Austin's boundaries are, approximately, the city limits north to Metra tracks, and Cicero Ave (4800 W) west to Austin Ave (6000 W) south of North Ave (1600 N) and Harlem Ave (7200 W) north of North Ave.
ZIP codes: 60644, 60651.