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ZIP Code 60606

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Loop
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (6:45am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.882, -87.637
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60606. 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 60606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60606, 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 60606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60606 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 60606 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 60606 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,308
Population Density 9,034 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,022
Median Home Value $338,800
Land Area 0.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,481
Median Household Income $109,324

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32851085282202140105807145593814722
Female3252612428217812081576269622013341
Total641371620956438026018613713311412158271063

Gender

 Male 1,187 51%
 Female 1,121 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,816 78.7%
 Black Or African American 98 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 318 13.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1721720016513752102
Renter914061183522531
Total10862331820015957133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 416 28%
 Single Guardian 33 2%
 Singles 809 55%
 Singles With Roommate 223 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,413 95%
 Households with Kids 68 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male96414120110211311144
Female1165240001001100022215
Total20129381202103213133619

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60606 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60606 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 60606 real estate data, the median home value of $338,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60606 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,283 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 708 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 681 34%
 Households Vacant 541 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 424 78.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 12 2.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 13.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 5.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 244 28%
 1 Bedroom 423 49%
 2 Bedroom 205 24%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $109,324 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60606 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 60606 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 60606 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60606 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 60606 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 1,701 67%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 657 26%
 No Earnings 180 7%
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 1,701 67%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 657 26%
 No Earnings 180 7%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 525 23%
 Public transportation 456 20%
 Taxicab 26 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,056 47%
 Worked at Home 203 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60606 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 163 13%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 436 34%
 Master's degree 245 19%
 Professional school degree 286 22%
 Doctorate degree 158 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 40%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 60%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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