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ZIP Code 60178

Primary City:Sycamore, IL (View All Cities)
County: De Kalb County
Timezone: Central (12:12am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -88.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60178

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60178. 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 60178. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60178, 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:
Sycamore, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60178 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60178 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 60178 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 less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60178 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,840
Population Density 315 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,022
Median Home Value $181,500
Land Area 69.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,550
Median Household Income $64,274

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male685852823771667870765742709840788640535385248187149102
Female717785768655656876782788718870825716568410303262194189
Total1,4021,6371,5911,4261,3231,7461,5471,5301,4271,7101,6131,3561,103795551449343291

Gender

 Male 10,758 49%
 Female 11,082 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,942 91.3%
 Black Or African American 571 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 304 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 583 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 392 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner698191,1911,4941,206722454156
Renter2857834313782591498668
Total3541,6021,6221,8721,465871540224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,556 53%
 Single Guardian 1,215 14%
 Singles 2,173 25%
 Singles With Roommate 606 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,647 66%
 Households with Kids 2,903 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male146129141136149178162188175175188142145173164147162174124102
Female156132141147153143171161157134161173158142152139135123106108
Total302261282283302321333349332309349315303315316286297297230210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60178 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60178 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 60178 real estate data, the median home value of $181,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60178 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60178 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60178 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,684 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 122 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,606 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,505 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,439 27%
 Households Vacant 472 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 130 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 4%
 1 Bedroom 487 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,385 54%
 3+ Bedroom 566 22%
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 $64,274 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60178 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 60178 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 7,631 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,587 31%
 No Earnings 4,687 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 7,631 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,587 31%
 No Earnings 4,687 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,673 93.7%
 Public transportation 8 0.1%
 Taxicab 18 0.2%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 299 2.6%
 Worked at Home 371 3.3%
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 674 9%
 High School Graduate 3,602 48%
 Associate's degree 497 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,668 22%
 Master's degree 690 9%
 Professional school degree 151 2%
 Doctorate degree 161 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,333 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 428 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 447 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60178

ZIP Code 60178 is in the Sycamore Community Unit School District 427. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60178.

South Prairie Elementary School
820 Borden Ave
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
North Elementary School
1680 Brickville Rd
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
Southeast Elementary School
718 South Locust St
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
West Elementary School
240 Fair St
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
Sycamore Middle School
150 Maplewood Dr
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
North Grove Elementary School
850 Republic Ave
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
Sycamore High School
555 Spartan Trl
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sycamore Community Unit School District 427
St Mary'S Catholic School
222 Waterman St
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian Academy
355 N Cross St
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori Childrens House of Sycamore and Dekalb
26555 Brickville Rd
Sycamore, IL 60178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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