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ZIP Code 60612

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Near West Side
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (7:58pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.88, -87.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60612

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60612. 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 60612. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60612, 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:
Nancy B Jefferson

Stats and Demographics for the 60612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60612 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 60612 are primarily black or African American. 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 60612 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,472
Population Density 8,933 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,513
Median Home Value $254,200
Land Area 3.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,070
Median Household Income $35,318

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2261,0581,1241,4521,3751,6141,6171,284978935920718557408303206154109
Female1,1831,0041,0401,3341,5481,8291,7751,3011,1831,0431,031839650458378336271231
Total2,4092,0622,1642,7862,9233,4433,3922,5852,1611,9781,9511,5571,207866681542425340

Gender

 Male 16,038 48%
 Female 17,434 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,330 24.9%
 Black Or African American 20,649 61.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.3%
 Asian 1,646 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 1,992 6.0%
 Two Or More Races 745 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42891926717570330256107
Renter5472,5361,8181,5421,245866525152
Total5893,4272,7442,2591,8151,196781259

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,761 21%
 Single Guardian 4,179 32%
 Singles 4,676 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,454 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,992 69%
 Households with Kids 4,078 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male263253203237213208198217222228207215242232280282314282294275
Female231229226246201211197201194208205236191200216267250291310272
Total494482429483414419395418416436412451433432496549564573604547

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60612 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 60612 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60612 real estate data, the median home value of $254,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60612 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60612 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,932 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 359 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 77 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 14 0.0%
 College Student Housing 555 1.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 535 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,093 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 746 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,231 60%
 Households Vacant 2,443 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,246 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 2%
 For Sale Only 229 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 824 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 809 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,156 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,899 31%
 3+ Bedroom 3,424 37%
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 $35,318 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60612 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 60612 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 60612 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 60612. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,442 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,809 21%
 No Earnings 11,287 41%
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 10,442 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,809 21%
 No Earnings 11,287 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,695 54.5%
 Public transportation 4,143 29.4%
 Taxicab 49 0.3%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,606 11.4%
 Worked at Home 602 4.3%
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 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 2,016 19%
 High School Graduate 4,620 44%
 Associate's degree 544 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,283 22%
 Master's degree 694 7%
 Professional school degree 282 3%
 Doctorate degree 164 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,833 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 486 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 802 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60612

ZIP Code 60612 is in the Idjj School District 428. There are 31 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60612.

Iyc Chicago
136 North Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Idjj School District 428
Beidler Elementary School
3151 West Walnut St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bethune Elementary School
3030 West Arthington St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Brown W Elementary School
54 North Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Calhoun North Elementary School
2833 West Adams St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Cather Elementary School
2908 West Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dett Elementary School
2306 West Maypole Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dodge Elementary School
2651 West Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kellman Corporate Community Elementary
751 South Sacramento Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Herbert Elementary School
2131 West Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Irving Elementary School
749 South Oakley Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy
3030 West Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
King Elementary School
740 South Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mitchell Elementary School
2233 West Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Locke a Elementary Charter Academy
3141 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Rudolph Elementary Learning Center
110 North Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Morton Elementary Career Academy
431 North Troy St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet Schl
2022 West Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hope Inst Learning Academy Elementary School
1628 West Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Crane Technical Prep High School
2245 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Jefferson Alternative High School
1100 South Hamilton Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Manley Career Academy High School
2935 West Polk St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Idoc/Healy South High School
100 North Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Phoenix Military Academy High School
145 South Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Crane Achievement Academy High School
2245 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Marine Math and Science Academy High School
145 South Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Talent Development High School
2245 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Legal Prep Academy High School
1901 West Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Malachy Elementary School
2252 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rush Day School
2150 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chicago Hope Academy
2189 W Bowler St
Chicago, IL 60612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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