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ZIP Code 60605

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Loop
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (8:18am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.87, -87.62
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60605. 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 60605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60605, 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 60605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60605 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 60605 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. 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 60605 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,668
Population Density 19,806 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,805
Median Home Value $344,300
Land Area 1.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,703
Median Household Income $75,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5181961209541,5171,9151,6681,2138017015925885013411921237246
Female5412201331,3131,6931,9011,5531,020713586583683570383236194155133
Total1,0594162532,2673,2103,8163,2212,2331,5141,2871,1751,2711,071724428317227179

Gender

 Male 12,058 49%
 Female 12,610 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,519 62.9%
 Black Or African American 4,575 18.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.2%
 Asian 3,251 13.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 528 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 743 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1641,6531,5351,0841,05843411724
Renter1,0682,538935636563420346128
Total1,2324,1912,4701,7201,621854463152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,454 27%
 Single Guardian 675 5%
 Singles 6,757 53%
 Singles With Roommate 1,817 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,430 90%
 Households with Kids 1,273 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13594715653442547272127242919252627296580395
Female125117746570444728314225221529143228441798501
Total2602111451211238872755863524644483958557371,378896

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60605 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60605 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 60605 real estate data, the median home value of $344,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60605 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,133 85.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 609 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,925 11.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,399 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 670 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,634 45%
 Households Vacant 2,102 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 818 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 2%
 For Sale Only 652 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 407 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,203 17%
 1 Bedroom 3,350 47%
 2 Bedroom 2,263 32%
 3+ Bedroom 308 4%
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 $75,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60605 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. ZIP code 60605 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60605 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 60605 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. Most commuters in 60605 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 12,522 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,553 24%
 No Earnings 4,612 20%
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 12,522 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,553 24%
 No Earnings 4,612 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,861 37.4%
 Public transportation 4,613 29.5%
 Taxicab 266 1.7%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,403 21.7%
 Worked at Home 1,490 9.5%
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 571 6%
 High School Graduate 1,675 19%
 Associate's degree 413 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,891 32%
 Master's degree 1,453 16%
 Professional school degree 1,137 13%
 Doctorate degree 831 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 554 38.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 733 51.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 142 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60605

ZIP Code 60605 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60605.

South Loop Elementary School
1212 South Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Jones College Prep High School
606 South State St
Chicago, IL 60605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kindercare Learning Center
1501 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Daystar School
1550 S State St Ste 2
Chicago, IL 60605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Old St Marys School
1474 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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