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ZIP Code 60623

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Lawndale
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (4:34am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.84, -87.72
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60623

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60623. 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 60623. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60623, 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:
Otis Grant Collins

Stats and Demographics for the 60623 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60623 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 60623 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60623 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 92,108
Population Density 17,196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 30,931
Median Home Value $155,600
Land Area 5.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 25,738
Median Household Income $28,949

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4,6974,3464,1464,2104,0133,9103,6693,2892,8502,5982,4041,9791,429959615489365220
Female4,4944,2644,0224,1103,6513,6693,5863,2782,8032,6372,4752,0051,5051,074812655463417
Total9,1918,6108,1688,3207,6647,5797,2556,5675,6535,2354,8793,9842,9342,0331,4271,144828637

Gender

 Male 46,188 50%
 Female 45,920 50%
Gender

Race

 White 28,660 31.1%
 Black Or African American 30,855 33.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 939 1.0%
 Asian 168 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 29,214 31.7%
 Two Or More Races 2,262 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner776501,4831,8971,8021,105754257
Renter1,2174,8504,4443,3692,0221,063575173
Total1,2945,5005,9275,2663,8242,1681,329430

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,773 38%
 Single Guardian 10,344 40%
 Singles 4,227 16%
 Singles With Roommate 1,394 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 11,919 46%
 Households with Kids 13,819 54%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9209291,014931917878851821879862803852792837886874874771805857
Female878968913873881823825886849786807781795853814799830856811762
Total1,7981,8971,9271,8041,7981,7011,6761,7071,7281,6481,6101,6331,5871,6901,7001,6731,7041,6271,6161,619

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60623 has a slightly higher than average 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 60623 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60623 real estate data, the median home value of $155,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60623 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60623 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60623 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 91,514 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.1%
 Other Institutional 171 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 324 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,670 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,355 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 17,713 57%
 Households Vacant 5,193 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,085 40.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 181 3.5%
 For Sale Only 388 7.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 141 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 125 2.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,272 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 342 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,432 9%
 2 Bedroom 7,523 48%
 3+ Bedroom 6,500 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 $28,949 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60623 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 60623 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 60623 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 18,837 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,803 23%
 No Earnings 28,435 47%
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 18,837 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,803 23%
 No Earnings 28,435 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,979 67.9%
 Public transportation 5,566 19.9%
 Taxicab 33 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,506 9.0%
 Worked at Home 864 3.1%
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 11,261 49.8%
 High School Graduate 9,276 41.0%
 Associate's degree 851 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 896 4.0%
 Master's degree 221 1.0%
 Professional school degree 44 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 74 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 19,149 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,044 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,224 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60623

ZIP Code 60623 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 48 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60623.

Castellanos Elementary School
2524 South Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Corkery Elementary School
2510 South Kildare Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Crown Elementary Comm Acd Fine Arts Center
2128 South Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dvorak Technology Academy Elementary School
3615 West 16th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Gary Elementary School
3740 West 31st St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kanoon Elementary Magnet School
2233 South Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hammond Elementary School
2819 West 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Henson Elementary School
1326 South Avers Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Herzl Elementary School
3711 West Douglas Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hughes C Elementary School
4247 West 15th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Johnson Elementary School
1420 South Albany Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Lathrop Elementary School
1440 South Christiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Lawndale Elementary Community Academy
3500 West Douglas Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mason Elementary School
4217 West 18th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mccormick Elementary School
2712 South Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Paderewski Elementary Learning Academy
2221 South Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Penn Elementary School
1616 South Avers Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Pope Elementary School
1852 South Albany Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Cardenas Elementary School
2345 South Millard Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Spry Elementary Community School
2400 South Marshall Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Whitney Elementary School
2815 South Komensky Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Little Village Elementary School
2620 South Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Zapata Elementary Academy
2728 South Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School
3000 South Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Telpochcalli Elementary School
2832 West 24th Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Madero Middle School
3202 West 28th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy
2850 West 24th Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kipp Ascend Elementary Charter School
1616 South Avers Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Legacy Elementary Charter School
4217 West 18th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Catalyst Charter-Howland Elementary School
1616 South Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Farragut Career Academy High School
2345 South Christiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
North Lawndale Charter High School
1616 South Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Spry Community Links High School
2400 South Marshall Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
World Language High School
3120 South Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
School of Social Justice High School
3120 South Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Multicultural Academy of Scholarshp High School
3120 South Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Infinity Math Science & Tech High School
3120 South Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Collins Academy High School
1313 South Sacramento Dr
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Community Services West High School
1239 South Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mason High School
4217 West 18th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Our Lady of Tepeyac High School
2228 S Whipple St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Tepayac Elementary School
2235 S Albany Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Epiphany Catholic School
4223 W 25th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Lutheran School
4106 W 28th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chicago West Side Christian School
1240 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Christian Alternative Academy
1231 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Agnes of Bohemia School
2643 S Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Les Finch'S Learning Tree Day
4217 W 16th St
Chicago, IL 60623
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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