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ZIP Code 60638

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Clearing
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (3:43am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.78, -87.77
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60638. 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 60638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60638, 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
Acceptable:
Bedford Park
Unacceptable:
Clearing, Forest View, Stickney

Stats and Demographics for the 60638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60638 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 60638 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60638 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,026
Population Density 4,957 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,397
Median Home Value $208,900
Land Area 11.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,698
Median Household Income $61,903

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7991,8471,9191,8071,6681,9271,9191,9551,9211,9351,9931,7621,330887667573508404
Female1,7991,8091,8111,7871,6831,8212,0021,9541,8281,8961,9921,7441,4111,112989847837883
Total3,5983,6563,7303,5943,3513,7483,9213,9093,7493,8313,9853,5062,7411,9991,6561,4201,3451,287

Gender

 Male 26,821 49%
 Female 28,205 51%
Gender

Race

 White 42,793 77.8%
 Black Or African American 2,095 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 280 0.5%
 Asian 496 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 8,023 14.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,335 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1351,7932,8603,2202,9991,9011,730901
Renter2371,015866789594316223119
Total3722,8083,7264,0093,5932,2171,9531,020

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,569 49%
 Single Guardian 4,167 21%
 Singles 5,088 26%
 Singles With Roommate 874 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,853 65%
 Households with Kids 6,845 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male369363395335419365348336379395387373372392342407380326352334
Female349368382346362384327374362366337381348379397389363330308346
Total718731777681781749675710741761724754720771739796743656660680

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60638 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60638 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 60638 real estate data, the median home value of $208,900 is slightly higher 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 60638. Rentals in 60638 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 60638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,007 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 19 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,458 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,081 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,159 19%
 Households Vacant 1,699 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 297 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 338 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 956 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 173 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,005 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,402 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,449 36%
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 $61,903 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60638 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 60638 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 60638 has very few people that work at home. 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 60638. 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 19,122 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,689 24%
 No Earnings 14,866 33%
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 19,122 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,689 24%
 No Earnings 14,866 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,690 83.4%
 Public transportation 3,158 12.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 824 3.2%
 Worked at Home 328 1.3%
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. 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 3,352 18.0%
 High School Graduate 10,199 54.8%
 Associate's degree 1,493 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,470 13.3%
 Master's degree 966 5.2%
 Professional school degree 75 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 43 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,049 65.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,848 26.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 853 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60638

ZIP Code 60638 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60638.

Byrne Elementary School
5329 South Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dore Elementary School
6108 South Natoma Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Grimes Elementary School
5450 West 64th Place
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hale Elementary School
6140 South Melvina Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hearst Elementary School
4640 South Lamon Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Kinzie Elementary School
5625 South Mobile Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Twain Elementary School
5134 South Lotus Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Blair Early Childhood Center
6751 West 63rd Place
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Charles J Sahs Elementary School
5001 South Long Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Stickney School District 110
Kennedy High School
6325 West 56th St
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Rene Goupil Elementary School
6340 S New England Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Symphorosa Elementary School
6125 S Austin Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Jane De Chantal School
5201 S McVicker Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of the Snows
4810 S Leamington Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Daniel the Prophet School
5337 S Natoma Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gloria Dei Lutheran School
5259 S Major Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Learners Preschool
6255 S Mayfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kid'Z Colony
6287 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tots-N Tales
5784 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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