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ZIP Code 60421

Primary City:Elwood, IL (View All Cities)
County: Will County
Timezone: Central (7:22am)
Coordinates:41.41, -88.11
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60421. 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 60421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60421, 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:
Elwood, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60421 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60421 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60421 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,968
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,570
Median Home Value $198,500
Land Area 40.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,496
Median Household Income $70,485

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5142123265
5-9146138284
10-14129144273
15-1911293205
20-249995194
25-29101107208
30-34138134272
35-39149132281
40-44148133281
45-49165161326
50-54136151287
55-59141145286
60-64122130252
65-699285177
70-746387150
75-794658104
80-84314172
85 Plus203151

Gender

 Male 1,980 50%
 Female 1,988 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,756 94.7%
 Black Or African American 72 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 21 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 68 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24131528
25-3415044194
35-4425036286
45-5428833321
55-6427630306
65-7418212194
75-8412110131
85 Plus34236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 938 63%
 Single Guardian 179 12%
 Singles 313 21%
 Singles With Roommate 66 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,000 67%
 Households with Kids 496 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182341
2342559
3282452
4301848
5302353
6273865
7332760
8222547
9342559
10232851
11392564
12252752
13242650
14183856
15211738
16191837
17331952
18182341
19211637
20221436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60421 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60421 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 60421 real estate data, the median home value of $198,500 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 60421. Rentals in 60421 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,965 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 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 926 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 182 12%
 Households Vacant 74 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 32 43%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 70 36%
 2 Bedroom 47 24%
 3+ Bedroom 80 41%
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 $70,485 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60421 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle 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 60421. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,190 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 790 26%
 No Earnings 1,110 36%
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 1,190 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 790 26%
 No Earnings 1,110 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,628 95.1%
 Public transportation 13 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 71 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 90 7%
 High School Graduate 973 72%
 Associate's degree 85 6%
 Bachelor's degree 145 11%
 Master's degree 51 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 14 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 507 64.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 171 21.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 106 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60421

ZIP Code 60421 is in the Elwood Ccsd 203 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60421.

Elwood C C School
409 North Chicago St
Elwood, IL 60421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elwood Ccsd 203 School District

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