West Pullman is a neighborhood located on the far south side of the city of Chicago, Illinois with a population of 28,421. It is in in Cook County and one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago. The Neighborhood of West Pullman was largely inhabited by workers of the Pullman Train Company who were looking to escape the grip of the company town Pullman. West Pullman has an unexpectedly high incidence of parkland, playlots and other outdoor recreation sites. The neighborhood's residential blocks range from verdant, tree-lined yards that require the care of a good push mower and gardener to more urban areas with tightly-packed dwellings stretching as far as the eye can see. Among the different housing styles found along the West Pullman streets there is one property that gets quite a bit more attention than any other home. Living in West Pullman offers residents a sparse suburban feel. In West Pullman there are a lot of parks.