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ZIP Code 60040

Primary City:Highwood, IL (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Central (6:20pm)
Coordinates:42.21, -87.81
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60040. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 60040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60040, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Highwood, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60040 is located in northeast Illinois and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60040 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60040 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,431
Population Density 7,710 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,950
Median Home Value $325,800
Land Area 0.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,749
Median Household Income $54,612

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2432321991672452582412392221731441331095940592937
Female228204180150150208203213192179150111997257585989
Total4714363793173954664444524143522942442081319711788126

Gender

 Male 2,829 52%
 Female 2,602 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,786 69.7%
 Black Or African American 83 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.3%
 Asian 122 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,242 22.9%
 Two Or More Races 180 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2381201611559910761
Renter64263303200104382212
Total6630142336125913712973

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 804 46%
 Single Guardian 377 22%
 Singles 443 25%
 Singles With Roommate 125 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,020 58%
 Households with Kids 729 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4241555242495044474344353740283144343032
Female4751434652394336344631384025333124422025
Total8992989894889380818975737765616268765057

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60040 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60040 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60040 real estate data, the median home value of $325,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 60040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,352 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 74 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 488 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 255 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,006 52%
 Households Vacant 201 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 108 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 16 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 9%
 1 Bedroom 291 31%
 2 Bedroom 311 34%
 3+ Bedroom 246 27%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $54,612 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 60040 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 60040 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,544 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 28%
 No Earnings 1,506 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,544 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 28%
 No Earnings 1,506 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,936 79%
 Public transportation 264 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 5%
 Worked at Home 118 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 347 21.4%
 High School Graduate 759 46.8%
 Associate's degree 97 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 234 14.4%
 Master's degree 131 8.1%
 Professional school degree 53 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 856 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 136 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60040

ZIP Code 60040 is in the North Shore School District 112. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60040.

Oak Terrace Elementary School
240 Prairie Ave
Highwood, IL 60040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Shore School District 112
St James School
140 North Ave
Highwood, IL 60040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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