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ZIP Code 60615

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kenwood
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (4:15am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.81, -87.60
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60615

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60615. 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 60615. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60615, 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:
Henry Mcgee

Stats and Demographics for the 60615 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60615 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 60615 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 large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60615 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,603
Population Density 18,351 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,192
Median Home Value $232,900
Land Area 2.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,305
Median Household Income $39,055

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1261,0361,0041,0322,1292,2081,5741,2531,0341,1491,054938895703451343270174
Female1,0941,0479391,0742,4172,4501,9531,5191,2831,3351,4101,3881,271934745519415437
Total2,2202,0831,9432,1064,5464,6583,5272,7722,3172,4842,4642,3262,1661,6371,196862685611

Gender

 Male 18,373 45%
 Female 22,230 55%
Gender

Race

 White 10,721 26.4%
 Black Or African American 25,157 62.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.2%
 Asian 2,772 6.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 538 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,342 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner697461,1081,1491,333990599238
Renter1,8644,0862,1512,1411,8391,145601246
Total1,9334,8323,2593,2903,1722,1351,200484

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,161 20%
 Single Guardian 4,096 20%
 Singles 10,029 49%
 Singles With Roommate 2,019 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 16,049 79%
 Households with Kids 4,256 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246241203187221205190211209181209211200203181226204209212370
Female203255185225219214218184212198194176187184213200218208235398
Total449496388412440419408395421379403387387387394426422417447768

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60615 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 60615 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60615 real estate data, the median home value of $232,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60615. Rentals in 60615 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60615 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,582 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 589 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 331 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,717 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,073 61%
 Households Vacant 2,887 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,814 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 65 2%
 For Sale Only 364 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 456 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,073 15%
 1 Bedroom 4,922 35%
 2 Bedroom 4,306 31%
 3+ Bedroom 2,721 19%
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 $39,055 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60615 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 60615 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60615 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 60615 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 11,979 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,583 31%
 No Earnings 11,530 34%
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 11,979 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,583 31%
 No Earnings 11,530 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,507 41.9%
 Public transportation 6,189 34.5%
 Taxicab 52 0.3%
 Motorcycle 5 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,285 18.3%
 Worked at Home 884 4.9%
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 1,174 10%
 High School Graduate 3,995 34%
 Associate's degree 490 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,374 20%
 Master's degree 2,065 17%
 Professional school degree 686 6%
 Doctorate degree 1,134 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,258 70.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,377 22.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 376 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60615

ZIP Code 60615 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60615.

Burke Elementary School
5356 South King Dr
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kozminski Elementary Community Academy
936 East 54th St
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Murray Elementary Language Academy
5335 South Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Overton Elementary School
221 East 49th St
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Reavis Elementary Math & Sci Spec Schl
834 East 50th St
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Shoesmith Elementary School
1330 East 50th St
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kenwood Academy High School
5015 South Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dyett High School
555 East 51st St
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Canter Middle School
4959 South Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bronzeville Scholastic High School
4934 South Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Williams Medical Prep High School
4934 South Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Thomas the Apostle
5467 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hales Franciscan High School
4930 S Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ancona School
4770 S Dorchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
5235 S Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Childrens House of Miss Tammie
5480 S Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children Rendez Vous
5039 S Greenwood
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Creative Mansion Children'S Academy
4745 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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