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ZIP Code 60115

Primary City:Dekalb, IL (View All Cities)
County: De Kalb County
Timezone: Central (6:32pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -88.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60115

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60115. 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 60115. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60115, 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:
Dekalb, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60115 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60115 is located in north 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 60115 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60115 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,272
Population Density 573 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,761
Median Home Value $169,500
Land Area 80.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,564
Median Household Income $37,922

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4311,1439432,6836,4642,3041,342990960967953875722445330285229213
Female1,3121,0379392,8776,0711,8251,1869339021,010996959722524414415355516
Total2,7432,1801,8825,56012,5354,1292,5281,9231,8621,9771,9491,8341,444969744700584729

Gender

 Male 23,279 50%
 Female 22,993 50%
Gender

Race

 White 34,929 75.5%
 Black Or African American 5,755 12.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 118 0.3%
 Asian 1,897 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 2,472 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,087 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner901,0151,2751,6091,494874579225
Renter4,3582,383838719453197234221
Total4,4483,3982,1132,3281,9471,071813446

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,605 34%
 Single Guardian 2,472 15%
 Singles 5,004 30%
 Singles With Roommate 3,483 21%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,297 74%
 Households with Kids 4,267 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2563122802932352172332232351752171642051822051692107631,3361,361
Female2742622492522122212102161782001841911562082161952158021,4491,509
Total5305745295454474384434394133754013553613904213644251,5652,7852,870

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60115 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60115 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 60115 real estate data, the median home value of $169,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60115 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60115 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60115 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,980 86.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 363 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5,844 12.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 85 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,352 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,809 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,403 53%
 Households Vacant 1,197 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 660 55.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.3%
 For Sale Only 186 15.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 4.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 256 21.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 639 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,522 27%
 2 Bedroom 3,802 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,521 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 $37,922 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60115 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 60115 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 60115 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 60115 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 11,231 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,363 45%
 No Earnings 9,983 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 11,231 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,363 45%
 No Earnings 9,983 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,072 80%
 Public transportation 1,163 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,465 11%
 Worked at Home 749 3%
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 952 9%
 High School Graduate 4,764 45%
 Associate's degree 1,112 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,594 24%
 Master's degree 646 6%
 Professional school degree 95 1%
 Doctorate degree 522 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,253 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 881 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 733 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60115

ZIP Code 60115 is in the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60115.

Clinton Rosette Middle School
650 North 1st St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Huntley Middle School
1515 South 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Jefferson Elementary School
211 McCormick Dr
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Lincoln Elementary School
220 East Sunset Place
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Littlejohn Elementary School
1121 School St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School
3225 Sangamon Dr
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Tyler Elementary School
1021 Alden Circle Dr
De Kalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Founders Elementary School
821 South 7th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
Kecol
901 South 4th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kishwaukee Educ Consortium School District
De Kalb High School
501 West Dresser Rd
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dekalb Community Unit School District 428
St Mary School
210 Gurler Rd
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Camolot Schools-Dekalb Campus
315 N 6th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
International Montessori Academy
403 Fisk Ave
Dekalb, IL 60115
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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