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ZIP Code 60655

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mount Greenwood
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (6:27pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.70, -87.71
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60655

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60655. 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 60655. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60655, 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:
Merrionett Pk, Merrionette Park

Stats and Demographics for the 60655 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60655 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 60655 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60655 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,550
Population Density 6,480 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,036
Median Home Value $236,000
Land Area 4.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,535
Median Household Income $85,531

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9581,0179881,0749149419021,0129921,1151,183974660424262206178176
Female9999439641,1231,0148009199351,0611,1381,187965651489360309349368
Total1,9571,9601,9522,1971,9281,7411,8211,9472,0532,2532,3701,9391,311913622515527544

Gender

 Male 13,976 49%
 Female 14,574 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,331 88.7%
 Black Or African American 2,193 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.2%
 Asian 177 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 383 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 396 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner391,0851,8942,3151,801930666388
Renter111368261334176776723
Total1501,4532,1552,6491,9771,007733411

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,540 53%
 Single Guardian 1,599 15%
 Singles 2,925 28%
 Singles With Roommate 471 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,911 66%
 Households with Kids 3,624 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181198156222225194179199220173198198223196196210211226231206
Female207212206207180189184194196190188202182202206204187227299261
Total388410362429405383363393416363386400405398402414398453530467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60655 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60655 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 60655 real estate data, the median home value of $236,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60655. Rentals in 60655 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60655 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,821 97.4%
 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 669 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,835 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,283 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,417 13%
 Households Vacant 501 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 136 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 6%
 1 Bedroom 312 28%
 2 Bedroom 515 46%
 3+ Bedroom 230 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 $85,531 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60655 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. Residents in ZIP code 60655 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 60655. 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 10,067 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,259 24%
 No Earnings 6,373 29%
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 10,067 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,259 24%
 No Earnings 6,373 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,738 85.3%
 Public transportation 1,248 9.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 431 3.1%
 Worked at Home 324 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 60655 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 263 3.0%
 High School Graduate 4,638 52.4%
 Associate's degree 742 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,133 24.1%
 Master's degree 750 8.5%
 Professional school degree 288 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,583 42.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,204 52.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 368 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60655

ZIP Code 60655 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60655.

Cassell Elementary School
11314 South Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
3020 West 108th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mount Greenwood Elementary School
10841 South Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Vick Early Childhood & Family Center
2554 West 113th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago Hs for Agricult Sciences
3857 West 111th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Queen of Martyrs Elementary School
3550 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John Fisher Elementary School
10200 S Washtenaw Ave
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Marist High School
4200 W 115th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Cajetan Elementary School
2447 W 112th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Christina School
3333 W 110th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Br Rice High School
10001 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ridge Academy
2501 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Plaid Academy
2407 W 111th St
Chicago, IL 60655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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