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74 2 Bedroom Apartments for rent in East Chicago, IN

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Last updated July 23 at 1:06pm UTC
Results within 5 miles of East Chicago, IN
1030 Wright St
Gary, IN
Updated July 21 at 10:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
627 Douglas Avenue
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated July 20 at 10:52am UTC
2 Bedrooms
2331 Calhoun
Gary, IN
Updated July 17 at 9:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
816 MACKINAW Avenue
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated July 15 at 2:44pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
6720 Parrish
Hammond, IN
Updated July 11 at 9:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
17126 lorenz Avenue
Lansing, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:57am UTC
2 Bedrooms
Results within 10 miles of East Chicago, IN
8005 South Escanaba Avenue
South Chicago
Chicago, IL
Updated July 23 at 10:01am UTC
2 Bedrooms
8237 South Drexel Avenue
Chicago, IL
Updated July 23 at 10:01am UTC
2 Bedrooms
7544 South Yates Boulevard
South Shore
Chicago, IL
Updated July 23 at 6:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
515 E End Ave Apt 103
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated July 22 at 11:37am UTC
2 Bedrooms
6725 S Paxton Ave Unit 2
South Shore
Chicago, IL
Updated July 22 at 11:32am UTC
2 Bedrooms
6705 S Merrill Ave
South Shore
Chicago, IL
Updated July 22 at 11:31am UTC
2 Bedrooms
486 BUFFALO Avenue
Calumet City
Calumet City, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:58am UTC
2 Bedrooms
2217 Tanglewood Dr
Hammond, IN
Updated July 20 at 5:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
2217 Tanglewood Dr
Hammond, IN
Updated July 3 at 7:25pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
8700 S Merrill Ave
Calumet Heights
Chicago, IL
Updated July 23 at 9:28am UTC
2 Bedrooms

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.