Englewood is one of the 77 official community areas in Chicago, Illinois, United States. At its peak population in 1960, over 97,000 people lived in its approximately 3 square miles (7.8 km2), but the neighborhood's population has since dropped dramatically.
In 2000, it had a population of about 40,000 inhabitants, and the 2010 census. Englewood is bordered by Garfield Boulevard to the north, 75th Street to the south, Western Avenue to the west, and State Street to the east. It is located on the southwest side of Chicago.
In 1999, Mayor Richard M. Daley announced a $256 million revitalization plan for the area.
The area is considered to be the most violent in the city.