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ZIP Code 60061

Primary City:Vernon Hills, IL (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Central (4:21pm)
Coordinates:42.24, -87.96
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60061

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60061. 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 60061. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60061, 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:
Vernon Hills, IL
Acceptable:
Indian Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 60061 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60061 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 60061 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60061 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,748
Population Density 3,231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,179
Median Home Value $320,600
Land Area 7.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,727
Median Household Income $91,443

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8701,0059489615666297539851,1081,0991,067841602315219122122156
Female8279809608645426658761,0961,1541,2491,145913641370271197228402
Total1,6971,9851,9081,8251,1081,2941,6292,0812,2622,3482,2121,7541,243685490319350558

Gender

 Male 12,368 48%
 Female 13,380 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,433 71.6%
 Black Or African American 559 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.2%
 Asian 4,945 19.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 1,220 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 537 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner327171,8032,2401,53655623662
Renter111535521390246168197377
Total1431,2522,3242,6301,782724433439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,805 60%
 Single Guardian 1,079 11%
 Singles 2,499 26%
 Singles With Roommate 344 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,848 60%
 Households with Kids 3,879 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14417218620517422120420819819417816920320423821622218110481
Female1581531651871981932021981892091741772002002042352121278689
Total302325351392372414406406387403352346403404442451434308190170

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60061 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60061 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 60061 real estate data, the median home value of $320,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60061 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60061 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60061 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,655 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 38 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,106 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,076 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,545 25%
 Households Vacant 452 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 191 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 96 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 2%
 1 Bedroom 665 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,316 53%
 3+ Bedroom 437 18%
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 $91,443 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60061 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. Most commuters in 60061 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 9,842 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,130 26%
 No Earnings 4,935 25%
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 9,842 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,130 26%
 No Earnings 4,935 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,836 88%
 Public transportation 509 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 2%
 Worked at Home 843 6%
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 388 5%
 High School Graduate 2,434 30%
 Associate's degree 346 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,963 36%
 Master's degree 1,441 18%
 Professional school degree 361 4%
 Doctorate degree 277 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,962 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 531 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 497 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60061

ZIP Code 60061 is in the Spec Educ District Lake County/Sedol School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60061.

John Powers Center
201 West Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spec Educ District Lake County/Sedol School District
Hawthorn Townline Elementary School
810 North Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn Middle School North
201 West Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn Middle School South
600 North Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn Elementary School North
301 West Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn Aspen Elementary School
500 North Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn Elementary School South
430 North Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Hawthorn School of Dual Language
810 North Aspen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hawthorn Ccsd 73 School District
Vernon Hills High School
145 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chsd 128 School District
Kindercare Learning Center
451 Creekside Dr
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Music Academy
217 Us Highway 45
Indian Creek, IL 60061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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