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ZIP Code 60608

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pilsen
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (5:55am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.85, -87.68
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60608. 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 60608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60608, 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
Unacceptable:
Pilsen

Stats and Demographics for the 60608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60608 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 60608 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60608 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 82,739
Population Density 13,025 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28,852
Median Home Value $230,700
Land Area 6.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 25,196
Median Household Income $35,336

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,8382,5762,5283,7125,3675,4084,7563,8813,4492,9792,6962,0821,399954694455355238
Female2,6612,4902,5332,5073,4003,7663,3732,7532,3602,1432,0571,6611,360972743614496483
Total5,4995,0665,0616,2198,7679,1748,1296,6345,8095,1224,7533,7432,7591,9261,4371,069851721

Gender

 Male 46,367 56%
 Female 36,372 44%
Gender

Race

 White 33,762 40.8%
 Black Or African American 15,085 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 774 0.9%
 Asian 7,425 9.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.0%
 Other Race 23,236 28.1%
 Two Or More Races 2,422 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1081,3101,7011,7681,671902536251
Renter1,6385,0143,6812,7421,8721,111659232
Total1,7466,3245,3824,5103,5432,0131,195483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,169 36%
 Single Guardian 6,400 25%
 Singles 7,007 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2,620 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 15,849 63%
 Households with Kids 9,347 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5836045505535194945435165045564744774855365315457709169501,011
Female584511516531492499514490495525505486522495489523496501498668
Total1,1671,1151,0661,0841,0119931,0571,0069991,0819799631,0071,0311,0201,0681,2661,4171,4481,679

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60608 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60608 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60608 real estate data, the median home value of $230,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60608 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60608 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 71,364 86.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9,959 12.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 544 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 222 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 640 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,941 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,306 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,949 59%
 Households Vacant 3,656 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,591 43.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 92 2.5%
 For Sale Only 299 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 85 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 3.5%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,455 39.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 744 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,768 23%
 2 Bedroom 7,811 47%
 3+ Bedroom 4,252 26%
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 $35,336 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60608 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 60608 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 60608 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 60608. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 21,311 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,947 27%
 No Earnings 25,167 40%
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 21,311 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,947 27%
 No Earnings 25,167 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,025 60.5%
 Public transportation 8,379 26.7%
 Taxicab 13 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,165 10.1%
 Worked at Home 853 2.7%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10,904 38.8%
 High School Graduate 11,326 40.3%
 Associate's degree 1,082 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,118 11.1%
 Master's degree 1,101 3.9%
 Professional school degree 375 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 174 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,611 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,609 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,202 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60608

ZIP Code 60608 is in the Dept of Human Services School District. There are 37 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60608.

Il Center for Rehab & Educ-R
1950 West Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dept of Human Services School District
Uno Academy Charter Schools
2317 West 23rd Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ogden Int High School
1250 South Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chalmers Elementary Specialty School
2745 West Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Cooper Elementary Dual Language Academy
1624 West 19th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Everett Elementary School
3419 South Bell Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Holden Elementary School
1104 West 31st St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Pilsen Elementary Community Academy
1420 West 17th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Jungman Elementary School
1746 South Miller St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Armour Elementary School
950 West 33rd Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Pickard Elementary School
2301 West 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Plamondon Elementary School
2642 West 15th Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Montefiore Special Elementary School
1310 South Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Smyth J Elementary School
1059 West 13th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Walsh Elementary School
2015 South Peoria St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Whittier Elementary School
1900 West 23rd St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Finkl Elementary School
2332 South Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Orozco Elementary Fine Arts & Sciences
1940 West 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Perez Elementary School
1241 West 19th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ruiz Elementary School
2410 South Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
York Alternative High School
2700 South California Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Juarez Community Academy High School
2150 South Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Simpson Academy Hs for Young Women
1321 South Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Technology Academy High School
1301 West 14th St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Urban Prep Chtr Academy West Campus High School
1326 West 14th Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ihsca Charter High School
2520 South Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ijla Charter High School
2570 South Blue Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Pius V School
1919 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul Our Lady of Vilna
2114 W 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Procopius School
1625 S Allport St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Ann Elementary School
2211 W 18th Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Barbara Elementary School
2830 S Quinn St
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Ignatius College Prep
1076 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Chicago Lighthouse
1850 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Urban Prairie
1601 S Halsted St C4
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
1852 W 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
De La Salle Institute - Lourdes Hall Campus
1040 W 32nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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