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ZIP Code 60056

Primary City:Mount Prospect, IL (View All Cities)
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (12:24pm)
Coordinates:42.06, -87.93
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60056. 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 60056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60056, 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:
Mount Prospect, IL
Acceptable:
Mt Prospect

Stats and Demographics for the 60056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60056 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 60056 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60056 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,219
Population Density 5,135 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,216
Median Home Value $294,000
Land Area 10.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,917
Median Household Income $68,710

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7891,7511,8241,7291,5441,8532,0132,0011,9832,0282,0091,7391,3881,050803772593384
Female1,7041,7321,7151,5551,3611,7751,7721,8721,9152,1172,1611,7521,5341,2521,143989876741
Total3,4933,4833,5393,2842,9053,6283,7853,8733,8984,1454,1703,4912,9222,3021,9461,7611,4691,125

Gender

 Male 27,253 49%
 Female 27,966 51%
Gender

Race

 White 42,525 77.0%
 Black Or African American 1,313 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 196 0.4%
 Asian 6,459 11.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 3,589 6.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,121 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner451,0972,5763,5133,0452,2051,940713
Renter3451,8151,371957525331300139
Total3902,9123,9474,4703,5702,5362,240852

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 12,194 58%
 Single Guardian 2,621 13%
 Singles 5,171 25%
 Singles With Roommate 931 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 13,989 67%
 Households with Kids 6,928 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male342340397370345342361359344346366379366367374357400335263279
Female339362367340359338323378334352328371333331328355358304210220
Total681702764710704680684737678698694750699698702712758639473499

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60056 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60056 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 60056 real estate data, the median home value of $294,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60056 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 60056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,090 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 26 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 95 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,186 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,948 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,783 26%
 Households Vacant 1,299 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 691 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 257 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 167 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,231 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,483 45%
 3+ Bedroom 691 12%
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 $68,710 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60056 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. Residents in ZIP code 60056 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 60056 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 20,222 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,362 23%
 No Earnings 13,697 31%
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 20,222 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,362 23%
 No Earnings 13,697 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,835 86.1%
 Public transportation 1,985 7.2%
 Taxicab 89 0.3%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,018 3.7%
 Worked at Home 759 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,431 13%
 High School Graduate 7,327 39%
 Associate's degree 1,513 8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,834 25%
 Master's degree 2,258 12%
 Professional school degree 401 2%
 Doctorate degree 252 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,575 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,361 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 899 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60056

ZIP Code 60056 is in the Community Cons School District 59. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60056.

Forest View Elementary School
1901 West Estates Dr
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Cons School District 59
Robert Frost Elementary School
1308 South Cypress Dr
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Cons School District 59
Holmes Jr High School
1900 West Lonnquist Blvd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Community Cons School District 59
John Jay Elementary School
1835 West Pheasant Trl
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Cons School District 59
Lions Park Elementary School
300 East Council Trl
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Prospect School District 57
Lincoln Middle School
700 West Lincoln St
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mount Prospect School District 57
Fairview Elementary School
300 North Fairview Ave
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Prospect School District 57
Westbrook Early Learning Cntr
103 South Busse Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Prospect School District 57
Euclid Elementary School
1211 North Wheeling Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Trails School District 26
Indian Grove Elementary School
1340 North Burning Bush Ln
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Trails School District 26
River Trails Middle School
1000 North Wolf Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: River Trails School District 26
Robert Frost Elementary School
1805 North Aspen Dr
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wheeling Ccsd 21 School District
Prospect High School
801 West Kensington Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Township Hsd 214 School District
St Emily Elementary School
1400 E Central Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Raymond School
300 S Elmhurst Ave
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul Lutheran School
18 S School St
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
300 W Kensington Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Park View Montessori School - Mount Prospect
805 Burning Bush Ln
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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