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128 2 Bedroom Apartments for rent in East Chicago, IN

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Last updated November 19 at 1:35pm UTC
1412 E 138th St
Indiana Harbor
East Chicago, IN
Updated November 19 at 9:36am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
4832 Magoun Avenue Unit 1 Main Floor
Northside
East Chicago, IN
Updated November 15 at 11:56am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
Results within 1 miles of East Chicago, IN
2927 Janet Place
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 15 at 12:03pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
4330 Hickory
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 15 at 12:02pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$825
Results within 5 miles of East Chicago, IN
1475 State St
1475 State Street
Calumet City, IL
Updated November 19 at 1:16pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$985
3324 East 136th Street
Hegewisch
Chicago, IL
Updated November 19 at 1:35pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$975
800 E 38th Pl
Griffith
Griffith, IN
Updated November 19 at 9:37am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$860
18101 Oakwood Avenue
Lansing
Lansing, IL
Updated November 19 at 5:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,365
7129 Kentucky Avenue
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 19 at 12:47pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
125 156th Pl
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated November 18 at 5:40pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
3061 Bernice Rd
Bernice
Lansing, IL
Updated November 18 at 5:40pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
7318 Jarnecke Avenue
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 17 at 11:37am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
414 165th St
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 17 at 11:31am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$900
1015 Cherry St
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 15 at 5:36pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$900
2301 W 9th ave
Tolleston
Gary, IN
Updated November 15 at 12:01pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
117 167th St
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated November 15 at 11:54am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$800
1030 Wright Street
Tolleston
Gary, IN
Updated November 15 at 11:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
10300 South Avenue F
East Side
Chicago, IL
Updated November 12 at 5:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
2217 Tanglewood Dr
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 10 at 6:13pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$935
2217 Tanglewood Dr
Hammond
Hammond, IN
Updated November 8 at 8:45pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$910
17719 Commercial Ave
Lansing
Lansing, IL
Updated November 4 at 1:36am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
486 BUFFALO Avenue
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated October 30 at 11:55pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
311 Memorial Drive
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated September 19 at 2:28pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$965

City Guide

Incorporated as a city in 1893, East Chicago became an industrial center during the late 19th and early 20th century, capitalizing on its location beside Lake Michigan and proximity to Chicago. Covering over 16.2 square miles and home to nearly 29,000 people, East Chicago offers residents a small town feel while still being close to all the excitement of the Windy City region.

Indeed, if you're moving to the region, East Chicago is a good choice. Pack your bags and get ready to greet yo...

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East Chicago

Indeed, if you're moving to the region, East Chicago is a good choice. Pack your bags and get ready to greet your new home.

Finding a Rental Home in East Chicago, IN

If you're looking for a two-bedroom rental in East Chicago, you have many things working in your favor, including:

  • Around 55 percent of housing units are renter-occupied.
  • 34.5 percent of total housing units are two-bedroom homes.
  • Prices are a good deal lower than the metro average (expect to pay between $550 and $1,050).

So not only will you pay less to live in East Chicago, you'll also have an ample selection of two-bedroom rental homes. If you plan ahead a few weeks, you should be able to find something very suitable for your needs.

Two-bedroom rental homes in East Chicago can be found in apartment complexes, multi-family dwellings and detached houses. This makes them suitable for a wide range of folks, from young workers to retirees looking for more space. Two-bedroom pads in East Chicago are also great for growing families, especially since many of these homes in East Chicago are close to schools in the area.

Additionally, East Chicago has many great neighborhoods. Depending on your preferences and needs, you may find one of the following slices of town suitable:

  • Marktown: Developed during the Progressive Era, the early 20th-century homes in this planned worker community are part of a historic district. It's tough to find two-bedroom homes for rent here though, so look in advance.
  • Indiana Harbor: Right near Lake Michigan, this part of East Chicago has lots of two-bedroom apartments. It's near a casino, which means you have the chance to win a boatload of money and never worry about rent again.
  • City Center: Close to Block Stadium, a local baseball field, City Center is the best option if you prefer to be near shops and restaurants. It's also by East Chicago Public Library.
  • Southside: Providing easy access to I-90, Southside is a quieter part of town. You'll find some two-bedroom homes here.

Living the Good Life in East Chicago, IN

Whether you need to get around the metro area for work, educational or social purposes, know the East Chicago train station offers you a quick, cheap and hassle-free way of exploring the Chicago area and beyond. Of course, you can drive to downtown Chicago or other places, but you may end up cursing the traffic (and that's no fun).

If you're looking for work, understand there are some opportunities in East Chicago, mostly in the education, health care, government, entertainment, manufacturing and shipping sectors. Also, living here gives you access to the bustling economy of the Chicago metro region, which includes over 10 million people.

During your free time, you also have many options in East Chicago. Some places to check out include:

  • Marktown: Take a walking tour of this awesome historic neighborhood.
  • Wolf Lake Memorial Park: Greet the great outdoors.
  • Lost Marsh Golf Course: Go for a hole in one.
  • Ameristar Casino: Put on your poker face.
  • Zel's Roast Beef: Prepare for a feast.