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ZIP Code 60185

Primary City:West Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
County: Dupage County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 630 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.89, -88.21
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60185

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60185. 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 60185. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60185, 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:
West Chicago, IL
Acceptable:
Northwoods

Stats and Demographics for the 60185 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60185 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 60185 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60185 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,527
Population Density 1,204 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,142
Median Home Value $239,900
Land Area 30.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,571
Median Household Income $69,183

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5751,5351,5851,4201,3431,3681,2351,2601,4001,4631,3061,01781359136521714494
Female1,4331,5421,4491,3191,1081,1831,1341,2711,3111,3781,235984865581365251182205
Total3,0083,0773,0342,7392,4512,5512,3692,5312,7112,8412,5412,0011,6781,172730468326299

Gender

 Male 18,731 51%
 Female 17,796 49%
Gender

Race

 White 26,533 72.6%
 Black Or African American 789 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 196 0.5%
 Asian 1,880 5.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 6,243 17.1%
 Two Or More Races 870 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner507141,7742,3911,698922393130
Renter2498315863791991217757
Total2991,5452,3602,7701,8971,043470187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,037 67%
 Single Guardian 1,665 16%
 Singles 1,394 13%
 Singles With Roommate 475 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,572 53%
 Households with Kids 4,999 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male297303367321280314324325292329290333309324310278298280254246
Female285301289303314320317313278303277277280312296289283237214203
Total582604656624594634641638570632567610589636606567581517468449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60185 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60185 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 60185 real estate data, the median home value of $239,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60185 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60185 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60185 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,194 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 325 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,592 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,480 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,499 22%
 Households Vacant 571 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 263 46.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 157 27.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 17.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 75 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,002 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,014 37%
 3+ Bedroom 647 24%
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 $69,183 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60185 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 60185 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 11,712 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,863 29%
 No Earnings 7,420 27%
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 11,712 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,863 29%
 No Earnings 7,420 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,677 91.2%
 Public transportation 464 2.7%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 43 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 440 2.6%
 Worked at Home 561 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,459 22%
 High School Graduate 5,148 47%
 Associate's degree 672 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,755 16%
 Master's degree 679 6%
 Professional school degree 152 1%
 Doctorate degree 97 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,902 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 823 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,235 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60185

ZIP Code 60185 is in the Benjamin School District 25. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60185.

Benjamin Middle School
28w300 Saint Charles Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benjamin School District 25
Norton Creek Elementary School
2033 Smith Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St Charles Community Unit School District 303
Currier Elementary School
800 Garys Mill Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Wegner Elementary School
1180 Marcella Ln
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Gary Elementary School
130 East Forest Ave
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Indian Knoll Elementary School
N645 Indian Knoll Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Pioneer Elementary School
615 Kenwood Ave
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Turner Elementary School
750 Ingalton Ave
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Early Learning Center
300 East Forest Ave
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Educare of West Dupage
851 Pearl Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Trinity School
331 George St
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Community High School
326 Joliet St
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chsd 94 School District
West Chicago Middle School
238 East Hazel St
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Chicago Esd 33 School District
Wheaton Academy
900 Prince Crossing Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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