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ZIP Code 60621

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Englewood
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (5:42am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.78, -87.64
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60621

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60621. 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 60621. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60621, 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:
Englewood

Stats and Demographics for the 60621 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60621 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 60621 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60621 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,912
Population Density 9,632 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,904
Median Home Value $113,900
Land Area 3.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,136
Median Household Income $19,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4221,4121,5451,7261,3089548947358041,0551,108925674468356305221174
Female1,3911,3401,5041,8221,5701,4331,2111,1861,1571,3441,3291,078817613607545443436
Total2,8132,7523,0493,5482,8782,3872,1051,9211,9612,3992,4372,0031,4911,081963850664610

Gender

 Male 16,086 45%
 Female 19,826 55%
Gender

Race

 White 220 0.6%
 Black Or African American 35,157 97.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.2%
 Asian 39 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 91 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 323 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41185377627620550596249
Renter4481,6501,7041,9791,442942543183
Total4891,8352,0812,6062,0621,4921,139432

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,744 14%
 Single Guardian 6,036 50%
 Singles 3,712 31%
 Singles With Roommate 644 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,245 60%
 Households with Kids 4,891 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male278276285266242289283291307288287315312343327339425317318279
Female241307265287255246266290283293298303286324359378392363330402
Total519583550553497535549581590581585618598667686717817680648681

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60621 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60621 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60621 real estate data, the median home value of $113,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60621 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60621 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60621 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,295 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 351 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 266 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,092 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,153 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,891 53%
 Households Vacant 4,768 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,773 37.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 0.8%
 For Sale Only 342 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,533 53.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 406 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,671 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,435 30%
 3+ Bedroom 3,531 44%
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 $19,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60621 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 60621 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. In 60621 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,954 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,952 20%
 No Earnings 15,151 60%
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 4,954 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,952 20%
 No Earnings 15,151 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,319 54%
 Public transportation 3,031 38%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 203 3%
 Worked at Home 412 5%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,252 28.7%
 High School Graduate 4,818 61.4%
 Associate's degree 349 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 301 3.8%
 Master's degree 74 0.9%
 Professional school degree 22 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,794 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 343 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 883 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60621

ZIP Code 60621 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60621.

Amandla Elementary Charter School
6800 South Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Banneker Elementary School
6656 South Normal Blvd
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bass Elementary School
1140 West 66th St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Nicholson Technology Academy Elementary School
6006 South Peoria St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bond Elementary School
7050 South May St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mays Elementary Academy
838 West Marquette Rd
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Guggenheim Elementary School
7141 South Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hinton Elementary School
644 West 71st St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Holmes Elementary School
955 West Garfield Blvd
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kershaw Elementary School
6450 South Lowe Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Parker Elementary Community Academy
6800 South Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Reed Elementary School
6350 South Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Sherwood Elementary School
245 West 57th St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Stagg Elementary School
7424 South Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Wentworth Elementary School
6950 South Sangamon St
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Yale Elementary School
7025 South Princeton Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Robeson High School
6835 South Normal Blvd
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hope College Prep High School
5515 South Lowe Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Robeson Achievement Academy High School
6835 South Normal Blvd
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Urban Prep Chtr Academy Englewood High School
6201 South Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Team Englewood Comm Academy High School
6201 South Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Academy of St Benedict the African-Stewart Campus
6547 S Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Building Blocks Learning Academy
1118 W 69th St 24
Chicago, IL 60621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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