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ZIP Code 60045

Primary City:Lake Forest, IL (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Central (8:01pm)
Coordinates:42.24, -87.87
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60045

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60045. 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 60045. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60045, 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:
Lake Forest, IL
Acceptable:
Mettawa
Unacceptable:
Green Oaks, Lincolnshire Woods

Stats and Demographics for the 60045 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60045 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60045 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60045 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,925
Population Density 989 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,004
Median Home Value $809,700
Land Area 21.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,278
Median Household Income $150,406

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male429778991971610227170302610853940849750540365294225210
Female4087329459896351981984297399651,029894747517356311355364
Total8371,5101,9361,9601,2454253687311,3491,8181,9691,7431,4971,057721605580574

Gender

 Male 10,114 48%
 Female 10,811 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,212 91.8%
 Black Or African American 231 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.1%
 Asian 1,021 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 152 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 280 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner81208301,7951,6391,007688337
Renter49106133209139598970
Total572269632,0041,7781,066777407

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,154 71%
 Single Guardian 539 7%
 Singles 1,422 20%
 Singles With Roommate 163 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,666 64%
 Households with Kids 2,612 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male848596106112150154179183206206189206184182216213181179168
Female686586121139135159142157182157197205204213173191181231203
Total152150182227251285313321340388363386411388395389404362410371

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60045 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60045 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60045 real estate data, the median home value of $809,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60045. Rentals in 60045 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60045 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,689 94.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 71 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,039 5.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 126 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,423 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,001 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 854 11%
 Households Vacant 726 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 10.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2.2%
 For Sale Only 214 29.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 9.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 218 30.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 18.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 200 27%
 2 Bedroom 253 34%
 3+ Bedroom 291 39%
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 $150,406 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60045 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 60045 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 60045 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 60045 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,727 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,011 25%
 No Earnings 6,540 40%
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 5,727 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,011 25%
 No Earnings 6,540 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,104 73%
 Public transportation 846 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 530 6%
 Worked at Home 876 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60045 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 179 3%
 High School Graduate 909 14%
 Associate's degree 122 2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,356 37%
 Master's degree 1,641 26%
 Professional school degree 900 14%
 Doctorate degree 301 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,257 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,247 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 176 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60045

ZIP Code 60045 is in the Spec Educ District Lake County/Sedol School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60045.

Sally Potter School/Lake Forest
300 South Waukegan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spec Educ District Lake County/Sedol School District
Cherokee Elementary School
475 Cherokee Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Forest School District 67
Everett Elementary School
1111 Everett School Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Forest School District 67
Sheridan Elementary School
1360 North Sheridan Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Forest School District 67
Deer Path Middle School East
95 West Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lake Forest School District 67
Rondout Elementary School
28593 North Bradley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rondout School District 72
Deer Path Middle School West
155 West Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lake Forest School District 67
Lake Forest High School
1285 North McKinley Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Forest Chsd 115 School District
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
760 E Westleigh Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Lake Forest Academy
1500 W Kennedy Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
East Lake Academy
13911 W Laurel Dr
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori School of Lake Forest
13700 W Laurel Dr
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
School of St Mary
185 E Illinois Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dearhaven Childcare & Learning Center
1100 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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