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ZIP Code 60305

Primary City:River Forest, IL (View All Cities)
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (12:32pm)
Coordinates:41.89, -87.82
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60305

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60305. 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 60305. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60305, 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:
River Forest, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60305 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60305 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 60305 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60305 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,172
Population Density 4,513 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,176
Median Home Value $568,900
Land Area 2.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,961
Median Household Income $113,317

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2954064505703781541422163314044593893402401461238896
Female255402437670434132185283405442562454387238203140152164
Total5508088871,2408122863274997368461,021843727478349263240260

Gender

 Male 5,227 47%
 Female 5,945 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,475 84.8%
 Black Or African American 751 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 505 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 197 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 229 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15139536948850485320196
Renter437610910063382419
Total582156451,048913523344215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,307 58%
 Single Guardian 469 12%
 Singles 1,042 26%
 Singles With Roommate 143 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,522 64%
 Households with Kids 1,439 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4856627571788893768790937910111093102127138124
Female425667616583958277857582105908295102156235144
Total90112129136136161183175153172165175184191192188204283373268

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60305 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 60305 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60305 real estate data, the median home value of $568,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60305. Rentals in 60305 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60305 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,301 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 851 7.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,405 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,084 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 472 11%
 Households Vacant 215 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 78 36%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 3%
 1 Bedroom 88 23%
 2 Bedroom 127 33%
 3+ Bedroom 158 41%
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 $113,317 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60305 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 60305 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 60305 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 60305 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 60305. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 3,385 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,451 29%
 No Earnings 2,747 32%
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 3,385 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,451 29%
 No Earnings 2,747 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,965 61%
 Public transportation 899 18%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 512 10%
 Worked at Home 510 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60305 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 40 1%
 High School Graduate 496 16%
 Associate's degree 73 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,094 35%
 Master's degree 563 18%
 Professional school degree 728 24%
 Doctorate degree 98 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,036 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 485 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60305

ZIP Code 60305 is in the River Forest School District 90. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60305.

Lincoln Elementary School
511 Park Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Forest School District 90
Roosevelt School
7560 Oak Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: River Forest School District 90
Willard Elementary School
1250 Ashland Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Forest School District 90
St Luke Parish School
519 Ashland Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Vincent Ferrer Elementary School
1515 Lathrop Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity High School
7574 Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Grace Lutheran School
7300 Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mosaic Montessori Academy
7970 Lake St
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Keystone Montessori School
7415 North Ave
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concordia Univ Early Childhood Education Center
7400 Augusta St
River Forest, IL 60305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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