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ZIP Code 60656

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chicago
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (6:32pm)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.97, -87.82
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60656. 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 60656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60656, 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:
Harwood Heights, Harwood Hts, Norridge

Stats and Demographics for the 60656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60656 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 60656 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 adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60656 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,613
Population Density 8,448 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,660
Median Home Value $255,400
Land Area 3.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,869
Median Household Income $54,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9017726626297111,0581,2271,0711,0321,0061,029893742521397343271269
Female8516646435616931,0461,1871,0079158971,0511,026834649514532477532
Total1,7521,4361,3051,1901,4042,1042,4142,0781,9471,9032,0801,9191,5761,170911875748801

Gender

 Male 13,534 49%
 Female 14,079 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,595 85.4%
 Black Or African American 474 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.2%
 Asian 1,905 6.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 924 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 666 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner428091,3021,5551,5561,048977535
Renter2261,28885174549422614471
Total2682,0972,1532,3002,0501,2741,121606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,464 46%
 Single Guardian 1,738 15%
 Singles 3,925 33%
 Singles With Roommate 742 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,802 74%
 Households with Kids 3,067 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16117817419217015814815214414811411515213311313913811812198
Female17718514417115615311812511212812513813911310412513011488132
Total338363318363326311266277256276239253291246217264268232209230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60656 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60656 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 60656 real estate data, the median home value of $255,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60656 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,595 99.9%
 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 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,037 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,787 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,045 32%
 Households Vacant 791 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 326 41.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.1%
 For Sale Only 130 16.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 9.4%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,039 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,814 48%
 3+ Bedroom 844 22%
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 $54,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60656 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. Residents in ZIP code 60656 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 60656 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 60656. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,877 22%
 No Earnings 7,582 34%
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 9,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,877 22%
 No Earnings 7,582 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,512 85.6%
 Public transportation 1,238 9.2%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 467 3.5%
 Worked at Home 214 1.6%
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 1,046 10.5%
 High School Graduate 5,154 51.7%
 Associate's degree 951 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,945 19.5%
 Master's degree 622 6.2%
 Professional school degree 216 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,711 64.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 936 22.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 528 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60656

ZIP Code 60656 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60656.

Garvy J Elementary School
5225 North Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Oriole Park Elementary School
5424 North Oketo Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dirksen Elementary School
8601 West Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Beard Elementary School
6445 West Strong St
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Monica Academy
5115 N Mont Clare Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Eugene Elementary School
7930 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brickton Montessori School
8622 W Catalpa Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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