I had reason to want a list of Chicago Community Areas annotated to assign each to a region of the city. I couldn't find it in structured form, so I built it.
I used this research guide from Harold Washington College Libraries, which assigned each community area to a region and listed key neighborhoods. I simplified "Central, Near North, and Near South Side" to just "Central". I also simplified "West and Near West Side" to just "West."
Since part of my project included aligning population numbers, the CSV in this gist also includes a simplified version of the 2020 Decennial Census redistricting table P2, "Hispanic or Latino, and not Hispanic or Latino by Race," as downloaded from Census Reporter. The simplifications were to rename columns, and to omit all of the detailed columns for "two or more races." I also dropped the 2010 and percentage change columns, and computed the per