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Do You Live In One Of Chicago’s Most Annoying Neighborhoods? 311 Call Map Shows The Loudest And Poopiest Areas

The least annoying neighborhood? The Near West Side.

Dog poop complaints were the most common in Hermosa.
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DOWNTOWN — Old Town is full of trash and the Gold Coast is loud as heck.

Hermosa’s got it the worst, though: It’s covered in dog poop.

That’s according to a new map from Digital Third Coast, which looked at which of Chicago’s 30 most densely populated neighborhoods reported the most 311 complaints for noise, garbage in alleys and dog poop. It used that data to determine which neighborhood had the most annoying neighbors — or just the neighborhoods packed with folks who are likely to complain about your too-loud stereo. 

Old Town had the most complaints per capita overall, making it the neighborhood with the most annoying neighbors, according to the report. The North Side neighborhood also had the most complaints per capita for garbage in alleys, while Hermosa got hit with lots of dog poop complaints and the Gold Coast’s residents complained about noise.

The Near West Side is the least annoying neighborhood out of the 30 that were ranked, according to the report.

Digital Third Coast created the rankings by using data from the city to determine which neighborhoods are most densely populated and how many complaints residents made to 311 during all of 2018.

Here’s the breakdown: 

Loudest Neighborhoods 

  1. The Gold Coast
  2. The Loop/Mag Mile
  3. River North 
  4. Old Town 
  5. West Loop

Dog Poopiest Neighborhoods 

  1. Hermosa
  2. Greektown
  3. Bucktown
  4. North Center 
  5. Garfield Park 

Garbage Complaints 

  1. Old Town 
  2. Bucktown
  3. Wicker Park
  4. Lincoln Park
  5. Greektown 

Least Annoying Neighborhoods Overall 

  1. Near West Side 
  2. Near North Side 
  3. Ukrainian Village
  4. South Lawndale 
  5. West Loop 

Check out the map:

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