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ZIP Code 60542

Primary City:North Aurora, IL (View All Cities)
County: Kane County
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Coordinates:41.80, -88.35
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60542. 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 60542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60542, 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:
North Aurora, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60542 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60542 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60542 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,099
Population Density 1,814 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,233
Median Home Value $242,700
Land Area 9.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,980
Median Household Income $81,383

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6696985794873955126457397127056025373842231531348855
Female707701644474380528686760725686596501437255213199137153
Total1,3761,3991,2239617751,0401,3311,4991,4371,3911,1981,038821478366333225208

Gender

 Male 8,317 49%
 Female 8,782 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,920 81.4%
 Black Or African American 890 5.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 834 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 914 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 495 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner277251,3221,24093441928973
Renter90277176151107505545
Total1171,0021,4981,3911,041469344118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,713 62%
 Single Guardian 705 12%
 Singles 1,235 21%
 Singles With Roommate 327 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,571 60%
 Households with Kids 2,409 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13713913414714314114013613811810711911811713210284808971
Female132141156145152136111141161145125147110117109113105846372
Total269280290292295277251277299263232266228234241215189164152143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60542 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 60542 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 60542 real estate data, the median home value of $242,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60542. Rentals in 60542 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,726 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 134 0.8%
 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 239 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,307 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 722 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 951 15%
 Households Vacant 253 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 90 36%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 9%
 1 Bedroom 436 34%
 2 Bedroom 427 33%
 3+ Bedroom 311 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 $81,383 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60542 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 60542 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 6,298 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,971 23%
 No Earnings 3,421 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 6,298 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,971 23%
 No Earnings 3,421 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,634 90.0%
 Public transportation 174 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 129 1.5%
 Worked at Home 524 6.2%
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 457 8%
 High School Graduate 2,373 44%
 Associate's degree 294 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,596 29%
 Master's degree 496 9%
 Professional school degree 119 2%
 Doctorate degree 81 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,761 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 721 19.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 231 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60542

ZIP Code 60542 is in the Aurora West Usd 129 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60542.

Schneider Elementary School
304 Banbury Rd
North Aurora, IL 60542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aurora West Usd 129 School District
Goodwin Elementary School
18 Poplar Place
North Aurora, IL 60542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aurora West Usd 129 School District
Jewel Middle School
1501 Waterford Rd
North Aurora, IL 60542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aurora West Usd 129 School District
Fearn Elementary School
1600 Hawksley Ln
North Aurora, IL 60542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aurora West Usd 129 School District
North Aurora Seventh-Day Adventist School
940 W Mooseheart Rd
North Aurora, IL 60542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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