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ZIP Code 60406

Primary City:Blue Island, IL (View All Cities)
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (8:27am)
Coordinates:41.65, -87.68
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60406

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60406. 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 60406. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60406, 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:
Blue Island, IL
Unacceptable:
Dixmoor

Stats and Demographics for the 60406 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60406 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 60406 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60406 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,460
Population Density 4,585 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,559
Median Home Value $129,500
Land Area 5.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,618
Median Household Income $40,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1411,1341,0281,030978974940877817828781666407313206172124106
Female1,0421,0419949969311,005927871874953905668514346282214169206
Total2,1832,1752,0222,0261,9091,9791,8671,7481,6911,7811,6861,334921659488386293312

Gender

 Male 12,522 49%
 Female 12,938 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,678 41.9%
 Black Or African American 7,615 29.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 205 0.8%
 Asian 90 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 6,092 23.9%
 Two Or More Races 759 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner495518911,145875548365187
Renter3231,04690885653119910242
Total3721,5971,7992,0011,406747467229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,232 38%
 Single Guardian 2,612 30%
 Singles 2,291 27%
 Singles With Roommate 483 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,905 57%
 Households with Kids 3,713 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male235218253217227221224223239220212192199205222213211216168197
Female211211249211219204211223184192212192196202230182196196192174
Total446429502428446425435446423412424384395407452395407412360371

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60406 has a slightly less than average 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 60406 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60406 real estate data, the median home value of $129,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60406 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60406 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60406 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,381 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 28 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,198 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,413 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,007 42%
 Households Vacant 941 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 488 51.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.7%
 For Sale Only 204 21.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 1.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 21.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 229 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,176 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,950 47%
 3+ Bedroom 781 19%
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 $40,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60406 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 60406 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of 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 60406. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,021 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,972 26%
 No Earnings 7,141 37%
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 7,021 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,972 26%
 No Earnings 7,141 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,750 84.7%
 Public transportation 1,017 9.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 3.3%
 Worked at Home 212 2.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,816 23.2%
 High School Graduate 4,594 58.7%
 Associate's degree 585 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 586 7.5%
 Master's degree 209 2.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,458 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 446 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 702 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60406

ZIP Code 60406 is in the Cook County School District 130. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60406.

Everett F Kerr Middle School
12915 Maple Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Lincoln Elementary School
2140 Broadway St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Paul Revere Intermediate School
12331 Gregory St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Whittier Elementary School
13043 Maple Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Veterans Memorial Middle School
12320 Greenwood Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Paul Revere Primary School
2300 123rd Place
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Horace Mann School
2975 West Broadway St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Greenbriar School
12015 Maple Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Greenwood School
12418 Highland Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District 130
Dd Eisenhower High School (campus)
12700 Sacramento Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chsd 218 School District
St Benedict Elementary School
2324 New St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blue Cap School
1962 Broadway St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Tlc Learning Center
2844 Burr Oak Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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