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ZIP Code 60649

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Shore
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (1:47pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.77, -87.56
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60649

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60649. 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 60649. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60649, 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:
Charles A Hayes

Stats and Demographics for the 60649 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60649 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 60649 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60649 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,650
Population Density 15,920 people per sq mi
Housing Units 26,343
Median Home Value $180,300
Land Area 2.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 21,715
Median Household Income $28,573

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4981,3821,4981,5201,3251,3861,3171,2551,3841,4351,5931,3711,101810592386275206
Female1,4961,4181,4391,6551,8062,0431,7491,6821,7041,9382,1341,8961,4901,174860715534583
Total2,9942,8002,9373,1753,1313,4293,0662,9373,0883,3733,7273,2672,5911,9841,4521,101809789

Gender

 Male 20,334 44%
 Female 26,316 56%
Gender

Race

 White 840 1.8%
 Black Or African American 44,565 95.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.3%
 Asian 118 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 245 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 756 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner354387891,0521,1641,026660202
Renter9973,2273,0303,6072,9291,563741255
Total1,0323,6653,8194,6594,0932,5891,401457

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,210 15%
 Single Guardian 7,297 34%
 Singles 9,983 46%
 Singles With Roommate 1,225 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,780 73%
 Households with Kids 5,935 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male299291324281304235280290273309320287296286281323311311294276
Female301303288293286289246301296268287292260332346326334322327339
Total600594612574590524526591569577607579556618627649645633621615

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60649 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 60649 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60649 real estate data, the median home value of $180,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60649. Rentals in 60649 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60649 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,743 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 769 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 138 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,125 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,241 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,349 62%
 Households Vacant 4,628 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,988 64.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 81 1.8%
 For Sale Only 374 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,108 23.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,713 11%
 1 Bedroom 6,193 39%
 2 Bedroom 5,507 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,578 16%
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 $28,573 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60649 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 60649 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 60649 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 11,639 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,278 25%
 No Earnings 15,640 43%
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 11,639 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,278 25%
 No Earnings 15,640 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,875 58.3%
 Public transportation 5,738 33.9%
 Taxicab 121 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 613 3.6%
 Worked at Home 577 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,896 15%
 High School Graduate 7,114 55%
 Associate's degree 945 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,813 14%
 Master's degree 825 6%
 Professional school degree 112 1%
 Doctorate degree 178 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,239 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,371 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 867 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60649

ZIP Code 60649 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60649.

Bradwell Comm Arts & Sci Elementary School
7736 South Burnham Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bouchet Elementary Math & Science Academy
7355 South Jeffery Blvd
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Okeeffe Elementary School
6940 South Merrill Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Parkside Elementary Community Academy
6938 South East End Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Powell Elementary Paideia Comm Academy
7511 South South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
School of Leadership High School
7627 South Constance Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
South Shore Intl Col Prep High School
1955 East 75th St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Philip Neri Elementary School
2110 E 72nd St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Higher Learning Daycare & Education Center
2526 E 73rd St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holman Leadership Academy
7566 S South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wee Care Nursery School
1843 E 79th St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kenyatta'S Daycare & Learning Center
2334 E 75th St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
South Central Community Services - South Shore
7550 S Phillips Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Jude Educational Institute
2219 E 79th St
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stair Step Villa Nursery & Kindergarten
6725 S Jeffery Blvd
Chicago, IL 60649
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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