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ZIP Code 60601

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Loop
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (4:33am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.88, -87.62
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60601. 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 60601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60601, 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:
Chicago, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60601 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60601 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 small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60601 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,110
Population Density 28,793 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,594
Median Home Value $494,200
Land Area 0.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,739
Median Household Income $95,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14868651555481,206779367316257289324290237140955839
Female18184422777161,1686343212713013373493592481621118682
Total3291521074321,2642,3741,413688587558626673649485302206144121

Gender

 Male 5,381 48%
 Female 5,729 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,568 68.1%
 Black Or African American 757 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.3%
 Asian 2,255 20.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 180 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 316 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6534730240457540320069
Renter6192,1676074153101537330
Total6842,51490981988555627399

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,803 27%
 Single Guardian 302 4%
 Singles 3,794 56%
 Singles With Roommate 840 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,268 93%
 Households with Kids 471 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male35242524142214135111215151215513368679
Female4933231519207191961279812101171173117
Total8457483933422132241724222420271524107259196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60601 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60601 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 60601 real estate data, the median home value of $494,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60601. Rentals in 60601 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,542 94.9%
 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 522 4.7%
 Military Quarters 16 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,681 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 684 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,374 51%
 Households Vacant 1,855 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 574 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 72 4%
 For Sale Only 199 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 849 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 622 14.8%
 1 Bedroom 2,408 57.4%
 2 Bedroom 1,156 27.6%
 3+ Bedroom 9 0.2%
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 $95,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60601 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 60601 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 60601 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60601 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 60601 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,207 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,296 25%
 No Earnings 1,740 19%
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 5,207 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,296 25%
 No Earnings 1,740 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,695 26%
 Public transportation 1,084 17%
 Taxicab 375 6%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,942 46%
 Worked at Home 338 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60601 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 1 0.0%
 High School Graduate 608 14.7%
 Associate's degree 91 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,700 41.1%
 Master's degree 1,107 26.8%
 Professional school degree 348 8.4%
 Doctorate degree 282 6.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 17 7%
 Enrolled in Private School 221 93%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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