West Ridge is one of 77 Chicago community areas with a population of 78,466. It is a middle-class neighborhood located on the far North Side of the City of Chicago. It is in Cook County and located in the 50th Ward and the 40th Ward. Alternating between the nicknames "North Town" and "West Rogers Park," West Ridge is a seamless blend of idyllic Chicago suburb and dynamic urban lifestyle. Which should come as no surprise, given that the neighborhood is as far north as you can go and still be within the city limits. On the north end of the neighborhood, single-family homes with spacious lawns are more prevalent as the city gives way to the suburbs. Living in West Ridge offers residents an urban suburban mix feel. In West Ridge there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Cuisines from all over the world are represented in the dining options throughout West Ridge. Desi Corridor on Devon Avenue is the place to go for Indian and Pakistani food. Fantastic Korean and Pan-Asian restaurants can also be found in the area. With many choices for each style of food, there are plenty of culinary explorers traveling to West Ridge from surrounding Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs.