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ZIP Code 60042

Primary City:Island Lake, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:14am)
Coordinates:42.28, -88.20
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60042. 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 60042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60042, 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:
Island Lake, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60042 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60042 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60042 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,547
Population Density 1,868 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,309
Median Home Value $169,000
Land Area 4.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,163
Median Household Income $66,808

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male29428133034223124529232137842440624616112076422917
Female24028334433221127128430337047338427317812498603945
Total5345646746744425165766247488977905193392441741026862

Gender

 Male 4,235 50%
 Female 4,312 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,752 90.7%
 Black Or African American 89 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 154 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 392 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 144 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1736764089944923410233
Renter3310810192512593
Total5047574199150025911136

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,743 55%
 Single Guardian 513 16%
 Singles 709 22%
 Singles With Roommate 198 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,908 60%
 Households with Kids 1,255 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5557665451475457727467755757888179464845
Female5145514454595457595970517490787279604343
Total106102117981051061081141311331371261311471661531581069188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60042 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60042 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 60042 real estate data, the median home value of $169,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60042 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60042 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,477 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,388 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 353 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 422 13%
 Households Vacant 146 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 50 34.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 6.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 15.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 30.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 3%
 2 Bedroom 205 46%
 3+ Bedroom 227 51%
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 $66,808 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60042 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 60042. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,146 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,761 27%
 No Earnings 1,707 26%
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 3,146 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,761 27%
 No Earnings 1,707 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,189 94%
 Public transportation 55 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 1%
 Worked at Home 170 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 217 8.1%
 High School Graduate 1,544 57.8%
 Associate's degree 222 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 575 21.5%
 Master's degree 97 3.6%
 Professional school degree 15 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,611 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 314 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 233 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60042

ZIP Code 60042 is in the Wauconda Community Unit School District 118. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60042.

Cotton Creek School
545 Newport Ct
Island Lake, IL 60042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wauconda Community Unit School District 118
Matthews Middle School
3500 Darrell Rd
Island Lake, IL 60042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wauconda Community Unit School District 118

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