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ZIP Code 60610

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Old Town|Near North Side
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (12:43pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -87.64
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60610

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60610. 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 60610. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60610, 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:
Chestnut Street, Fort Dearborn

Stats and Demographics for the 60610 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60610 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 60610 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 60610 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,726
Population Density 32,165 people per sq mi
Housing Units 26,614
Median Home Value $396,600
Land Area 1.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23,055
Median Household Income $72,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7354724185521,5892,9631,9721,2681,010908884827979835598397295222
Female7024934515872,3663,7762,1401,3401,0831,1711,2111,1481,3191,021718490375411
Total1,4379658691,1393,9556,7394,1122,6082,0932,0792,0951,9752,2981,8561,316887670633

Gender

 Male 16,924 45%
 Female 20,802 55%
Gender

Race

 White 27,185 72.1%
 Black Or African American 6,865 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.1%
 Asian 2,488 6.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 447 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 681 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1501,9511,7121,5891,7871,363592213
Renter1,8125,3891,7311,4371,3311,080658260
Total1,9627,3403,4433,0263,1182,4431,250473

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,545 20%
 Single Guardian 1,922 8%
 Singles 14,011 61%
 Singles With Roommate 2,577 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 20,802 90%
 Households with Kids 2,253 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15914612910412893701037879848596747298100118164194
Female14615211310612098821088588119748387619684143203290
Total305298242210248191152211163167203159179161133194184261367484

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60610 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60610 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60610 real estate data, the median home value of $396,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60610 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60610 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60610 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,454 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 284 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 948 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,985 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,372 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,698 51%
 Households Vacant 3,559 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,388 39.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 2.1%
 For Sale Only 459 12.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 97 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 977 27.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 560 15.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,774 20%
 1 Bedroom 7,301 52%
 2 Bedroom 2,837 20%
 3+ Bedroom 995 7%
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 $72,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60610 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 60610 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 60610 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60610 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. Most commuters in 60610 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 17,710 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,856 25%
 No Earnings 8,446 24%
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 17,710 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,856 25%
 No Earnings 8,446 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,697 28.1%
 Public transportation 8,421 35.3%
 Taxicab 1,082 4.5%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,874 24.6%
 Worked at Home 1,795 7.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60610 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 459 3%
 High School Graduate 2,722 19%
 Associate's degree 241 2%
 Bachelor's degree 5,502 39%
 Master's degree 2,630 19%
 Professional school degree 1,730 12%
 Doctorate degree 745 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,940 64.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 922 30.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 159 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60610

ZIP Code 60610 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60610.

Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center
225 West Evergreen Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts
1119 North Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Manierre Elementary School
1420 North Hudson Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ogden Elementary School
24 West Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Salazar Elementary Bilingual Center
160 West Wendell St
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Skinner North Elementary School
640 West Scott St
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Payton College Preparatory High School
1034 North Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
The Latin School of Chicago
59 W North Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Catherine Cook School
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Academy
1111 N Wells St Fl 4
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Chicago Grammar School
900 N Franklin St Ste 104
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lincoln Park Preschool
108 W Germania Pl
Chicago, IL 60610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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