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ZIP Code 60624

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Garfield Park
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (9:33am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.88, -87.72
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60624

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60624. 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 60624. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60624, 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:
Mary Alice Henry

Stats and Demographics for the 60624 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60624 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 60624 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 60624 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,105
Population Density 10,780 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,693
Median Home Value $172,200
Land Area 3.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,701
Median Household Income $22,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4821,4371,6681,9951,4561,1781,0279651,0051,2071,144962698480374280191119
Female1,4421,5151,6071,9181,5261,4081,3101,3181,1941,4271,4351,076865636599489396276
Total2,9242,9523,2753,9132,9822,5862,3372,2832,1992,6342,5792,0381,5631,116973769587395

Gender

 Male 17,668 46%
 Female 20,437 54%
Gender

Race

 White 832 2.2%
 Black Or African American 36,311 95.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.2%
 Asian 50 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 412 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 430 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34262437684631567512160
Renter4191,7821,9082,1091,558964531143
Total4532,0442,3452,7932,1891,5311,043303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,105 17%
 Single Guardian 6,350 50%
 Singles 3,673 29%
 Singles With Roommate 573 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,338 58%
 Households with Kids 5,363 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male310297288290299282260279317303349356339321370432450378365317
Female325303261269272305303292343320308315331333394372411362379370
Total635600549559571587563571660623657671670654764804861740744687

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60624 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60624 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60624 real estate data, the median home value of $172,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60624 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60624 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 60624 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,335 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 449 1.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 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 311 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,404 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 883 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,414 56%
 Households Vacant 3,992 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,625 40.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 0.7%
 For Sale Only 534 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,722 43.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 942 11%
 1 Bedroom 1,279 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,916 33%
 3+ Bedroom 3,625 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 $22,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60624 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 60624 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 60624. 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 6,839 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,576 16%
 No Earnings 16,918 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 6,839 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,576 16%
 No Earnings 16,918 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,227 57.0%
 Public transportation 2,723 29.7%
 Taxicab 41 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 728 7.9%
 Worked at Home 458 5.0%
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 2,619 29%
 High School Graduate 5,553 61%
 Associate's degree 483 5%
 Bachelor's degree 326 4%
 Master's degree 137 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,381 87.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 525 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 820 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60624

ZIP Code 60624 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60624.

Delano Elementary School
3937 West Wilcox St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
3600 West 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Faraday Elementary School
3250 West Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Goldblatt Elementary School
4257 West Adams St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Gregory Math & Sci Elementary Academy
3715 West Polk St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hefferan Elementary School
4409 West Wilcox St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Marconi Elementary Community Academy
230 North Kolmar Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Melody Elementary School
412 South Keeler Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ryerson Elementary School
646 North Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Sumner Elementary Math & Sci Comm Academy
4320 West 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Tilton Elementary School
223 North Keeler Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Webster Elementary School
4055 West Arthington St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ward L Elementary School
410 North Monticello Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Learn Charter Schools
1132 South Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Polaris Elementary Charter Academy
620 North Sawyer Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Frazier Intl Magnet Elementary School
4027 West Grenshaw St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Frazier Prep Academy Elementary School
4027 West Grenshaw St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Garfield Park Prep Academy Elementary School
3250 West Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Marshall Metropolitan High School
3250 West Adams St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Raby High School
3545 West Fulton Blvd
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ford Power House Charter High School
931 South Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Orr Academy High School
730 North Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Westinghouse High School
3223 West Franklin Blvd
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Agatha Catholic Academy
3900 W Lexington St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Family School
3415 W Arthington St
Chicago, IL 60624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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