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ZIP Code 60653

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Grand Boulevard
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (6:19am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.82, -87.61
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60653

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60653. 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 60653. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60653, 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:
Henry Mcgee

Stats and Demographics for the 60653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60653 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 60653 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 slightly higher than average. 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 60653 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,908
Population Density 12,818 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,989
Median Home Value $242,400
Land Area 2.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,556
Median Household Income $24,968

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0711,0501,0951,075722753823896832782824697656477357267178162
Female1,0451,0151,1361,1469541,3091,3831,4221,1981,1201,1411,025793609535488396476
Total2,1162,0652,2312,2211,6762,0622,2062,3182,0301,9021,9651,7221,4491,086892755574638

Gender

 Male 12,717 43%
 Female 17,191 57%
Gender

Race

 White 840 2.8%
 Black Or African American 28,051 93.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.2%
 Asian 179 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 181 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 577 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner236101,04571453820512965
Renter3901,8521,7661,7581,6531,372977459
Total4132,4622,8112,4722,1911,5771,106524

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,972 15%
 Single Guardian 4,731 35%
 Singles 6,223 46%
 Singles With Roommate 630 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,282 68%
 Households with Kids 4,274 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222210230177226193210225196228243220195209265208214219169184
Female247187217196182223196207207219227228228234234248259213192151
Total469397447373408416406432403447470448423443499456473432361335

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60653 has a slightly less 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 60653 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 60653 real estate data, the median home value of $242,400 is high 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 60653. Rentals in 60653 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,210 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 512 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 186 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,020 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 309 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,227 64%
 Households Vacant 2,433 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,164 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 387 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 774 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 670 6%
 1 Bedroom 3,535 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,656 35%
 3+ Bedroom 2,547 24%
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 $24,968 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60653 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 60653 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 60653. 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 7,726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,457 23%
 No Earnings 10,279 44%
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 7,726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,457 23%
 No Earnings 10,279 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,122 58.6%
 Public transportation 3,309 31.7%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 540 5.2%
 Worked at Home 467 4.5%
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 1,613 21%
 High School Graduate 3,724 48%
 Associate's degree 455 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,154 15%
 Master's degree 592 8%
 Professional school degree 137 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,674 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 940 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 559 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60653

ZIP Code 60653 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60653.

Robinson Elementary School
4225 South Lake Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Fuller Elementary School
4214 South Saint Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mayo Elementary School
249 East 37th St
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mollison Elementary School
4415 South Dr Martin L King Dr
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Price Lit & Writing Elementary School
4351 South Drexel Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Woodson South Elementary School
4414 South Evans Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ariel Elementary Community Academy
1119 East 46th St
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy
244 East Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
King College Prep High School
4445 South Drexel Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Phillips Academy High School
244 East Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Military Academy High School
3519 South Giles Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Phillips Achievement Academy High School
244 East Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Holy Angels
750 E 40th St
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ the King Lutheran School
3701 S Lake Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cambridge School of Chicago
1014 E 47th St
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Angels Catholic School
750 E 40th St
Chicago, IL 60653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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