Jefferson Park is one of the 77 community areas of Chicago, located on the Northwest Side of the city with a population of 27,503. It is in Cook County and the neighborhood of Jefferson Park occupies a larger swath of territory. Jefferson Park is home to the vibrant Taste of Polonia festival, this culturally mixed residential neighborhood popular with families gives a nod to its Polish-American roots through classic Eastern European bars and eateries, as well as stores like the long-established Andy’s Deli and Mikolajczyk Sausage Shop. There are also art houses such as the Morgan Art Gallery, and theaters including the Copernicus Civic and Cultural Center. The public schools in Jefferson Park are above average. Living in Jefferson Park offers residents a dense suburban feel. It offers residents quiet, historic streets, all while being close to the excitement of the center of the city. This neighborhood is filled with family-owned restaurants, some of the best in the city. The parks and golf courses make this neighborhood ideal for those who love the great outdoors.