Archer Heights is a community area in Chicago, one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago with a population of 13,726. Archer Heights is in Cook County. Living in Archer Heights offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Archer Avenue runs from south of Chicago's downtown area, through the southwest side of Chicago and beyond into the southwest suburbs, along what was once a Native American trail. It is a working-class neighborhood near Midway International Airport, Archer Heights has seen an increase in the number of manufacturing and transportation facilities within its borders over the years. The community has recently grown in popularity as Midway Airport has undergone major renovations, becoming a welcome alternative to busy O'Hare International Airport. This neighborhood is very friendly, pleasant, quiet and clean. There are still of the stores and amenities that north side neighborhoods have, good parking, and affordable!