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ZIP Code 60617

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Chicago
County: Cook
Timezone: Central (12:42pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.73, -87.55
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60617. 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 60617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60617, 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:
John Buchanan

Stats and Demographics for the 60617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60617 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60617 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60617 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 84,155
Population Density 6,070 people per sq mi
Housing Units 33,392
Median Home Value $139,300
Land Area 13.86 sq mi
Water Area 1.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 28,894
Median Household Income $38,845

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,0423,1123,4483,4682,7382,4782,3122,5012,5172,4662,5922,2531,7181,4381,261893608413
Female2,8863,0713,4823,4362,7272,7892,7192,7942,6532,9183,0602,7652,4262,1241,8131,435948851
Total5,9286,1836,9306,9045,4655,2675,0315,2955,1705,3845,6525,0184,1443,5623,0742,3281,5561,264

Gender

 Male 39,258 47%
 Female 44,897 53%
Gender

Race

 White 19,577 23.3%
 Black Or African American 47,268 56.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 541 0.6%
 Asian 218 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.0%
 Other Race 14,541 17.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,986 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner911,0762,4443,4123,6353,4492,177696
Renter5992,5302,6722,4351,8231,045587223
Total6903,6065,1165,8475,4584,4942,764919

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,663 33%
 Single Guardian 10,641 37%
 Singles 7,500 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,090 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 17,738 61%
 Households with Kids 11,156 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male580620647599586647578631670676657728670717723705731693616578
Female596578626557628614613603613666712695717692727701702695611573
Total1,1761,1981,2731,1561,2141,2611,1911,2341,2831,3421,3691,4231,3871,4091,4501,4061,4331,3881,2271,151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60617 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60617 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60617 real estate data, the median home value of $139,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60617. Rentals in 60617 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 83,876 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 261 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,664 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,316 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,914 36%
 Households Vacant 4,498 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,779 39.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 57 1.3%
 For Sale Only 539 12.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 90 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 0.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,990 44.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 143 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,308 20%
 2 Bedroom 4,341 38%
 3+ Bedroom 4,775 41%
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 $38,845 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60617 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 60617 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 60617. 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 19,197 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,709 23%
 No Earnings 29,395 46%
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 19,197 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,709 23%
 No Earnings 29,395 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,597 74.5%
 Public transportation 5,265 19.1%
 Taxicab 65 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 788 2.9%
 Worked at Home 920 3.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,895 25.3%
 High School Graduate 13,087 56.2%
 Associate's degree 1,145 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,799 7.7%
 Master's degree 980 4.2%
 Professional school degree 228 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 137 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 16,193 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,611 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,586 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60617

ZIP Code 60617 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 39 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60617.

Black Magnet Elementary School
9101 South Euclid Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bright Elementary School
10740 South Calhoun Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Burnham Elementary Inclusive Academy
1903 East 96th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Caldwell Elementary Academy of Math & Sci
8546 South Cregier Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Coles Elementary Language Academy
8441 South Yates Blvd
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Gallistel Elementary Language Academy
10347 South Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Earhart Elementary Opt for Knowl School
1710 East 93rd St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hoyne Elementary School
8905 South Crandon Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Addams Elementary School
10810 South Ave H
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Lawrence Elementary School
9928 South Crandon Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mann Elementary School
8050 South Chappel Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Marsh Elementary School
9822 South Exchange Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mireles Elementary Academy
9000 South Exchange Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Sullivan Elementary School
8331 South Mackinaw Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Taylor Elementary School
9912 South Ave H
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Thorp J N Elementary School
8914 South Buffalo Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center
8344 South Commercial Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Washington G Elementary School
3611 East 114th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Warren Elementary School
9239 South Jeffery Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Buckingham Special Education Center
9207 South Phillips Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Vocational Career Academy High School
2100 East 87th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Washington G High School
3535 East 114th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bowen Environmental Studies High School
2710 East 89th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Discovery Academy High School
2710 East 89th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bowen High School
2710 East 89th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Global Visions High School
2710 East 89th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Vocational Achievement Academy High School
2100 East 87th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Epic Academy High School
8255 South Houston Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Banner South Academy High School
2330 East 99th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Michael the Archangel School
8231 S South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Annunciata School
3750 E 112th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Francis De Sales High School
10155 S Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
9050 S Burley Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sacred Heart School
2926 E 96th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ami Kids Infinity Chicago
10211 S Crandon Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Dorsey Developmental Institute
2050 E 93rd St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
World Language Academy of Scholars
8431 S Escanaba
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Immaculate Conception School - Exchange
8739 S Exchange Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Banner Academy South
2330 E 99th St
Chicago, IL 60617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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