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ZIP Code 60642

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Goose Island|Near North Side
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (4:10pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -87.66
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60642. 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 60642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60642, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 60642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60642 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 60642 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 extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60642 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,480
Population Density 10,855 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,910
Median Home Value $370,200
Land Area 1.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,047
Median Household Income $67,591

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5282802672678311,9281,7611,073625453431397289174147936741
Female5212602922808491,9251,5588384703733502622341971521208463
Total1,0495405595471,6803,8533,3191,9111,095826781659523371299213151104

Gender

 Male 9,652 52%
 Female 8,828 48%
Gender

Race

 White 12,423 67.2%
 Black Or African American 2,030 11.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 121 0.7%
 Asian 823 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 2,516 13.6%
 Two Or More Races 542 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner341,2579274412971458033
Renter6082,67294154744835720951
Total6423,9291,86898874550228984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,337 26%
 Single Guardian 1,061 12%
 Singles 3,578 40%
 Singles With Roommate 2,071 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,576 84%
 Households with Kids 1,471 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male108104866463625353495248495860704753514693
Female115961036259623564407157585155375164557391
Total223200189126122124881178912310510710911510798117106119184

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60642 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60642 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60642 real estate data, the median home value of $370,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60642 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60642 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,169 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 311 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,878 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 336 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,833 59%
 Households Vacant 863 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 397 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 188 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 190 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 339 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,820 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,488 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,159 20%
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 $67,591 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60642 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 60642 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 60642 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 60642 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,562 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,696 22%
 No Earnings 3,297 20%
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 9,562 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,696 22%
 No Earnings 3,297 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,404 45.1%
 Public transportation 4,073 34.0%
 Taxicab 123 1.0%
 Motorcycle 59 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,493 12.5%
 Worked at Home 823 6.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 757 10%
 High School Graduate 1,609 22%
 Associate's degree 345 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,252 44%
 Master's degree 946 13%
 Professional school degree 424 6%
 Doctorate degree 64 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 816 64.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 280 22.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 162 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60642

ZIP Code 60642 is in the Intermediate Service Center 3 School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60642.

Richard Milburn High School
1448 West Superior St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Intermediate Service Center 3 School District
Lozano Elementary Bilingual & Intl Center
1501 North Greenview Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Otis Elementary School
525 North Armour St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Peabody Elementary School
1444 West Augusta Blvd
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Near North Elementary School
739 North Ada St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Rowe Elementary
1424 North Cleaver St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Prologue Early College High School
1135 North Cleaver St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Holy Trinity High School
1443 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Near North Montessori School
1434 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Early College High School
1135 N Cleaver St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
British School of Chicago
814 W Eastman St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Chicago Academy for the Arts
1010 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Stanislaus Kostka School
1255 N Noble St
Chicago, IL 60642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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