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ZIP Code 60636

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Englewood
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (10:58am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.78, -87.67
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60636

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60636. 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 60636. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60636, 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:
Ogden Park

Stats and Demographics for the 60636 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60636 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 60636 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60636 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,916
Population Density 10,459 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,300
Median Home Value $99,700
Land Area 3.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,020
Median Household Income $26,352

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,5691,4873,056
5-91,5481,5483,096
10-141,7771,6953,472
15-192,0742,0714,145
20-241,5761,5643,140
25-291,2221,4262,648
30-341,0031,2992,302
35-399511,2492,200
40-441,0741,2672,341
45-491,3051,5422,847
50-541,2781,4222,700
55-599831,1512,134
60-647561,1521,908
65-696089341,542
70-745127741,286
75-793796381,017
80-84248423671
85 Plus113298411

Gender

 Male 18,976 46%
 Female 21,940 54%
Gender

Race

 White 443 1.1%
 Black Or African American 39,401 96.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.2%
 Asian 41 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 487 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 447 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2452280332
25-343191,2461,565
35-445771,3451,922
45-549561,4952,451
55-641,2979622,259
65-741,3575711,928
75-849303471,277
85 Plus19789286

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,485 21%
 Single Guardian 6,380 53%
 Singles 2,674 22%
 Singles With Roommate 481 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,827 57%
 Households with Kids 5,193 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1318293611
2299312611
3344298642
4289286575
5294311605
6307295602
7328313641
8328303631
9291326617
10342316658
11335316651
12376327703
13358364722
14366372738
15444407851
16416437853
17407420827
18436414850
19371393764
20406344750

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60636 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60636 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60636 real estate data, the median home value of $99,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60636 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60636 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60636 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,305 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 603 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,981 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,704 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,335 41%
 Households Vacant 3,280 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,033 31.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 1.5%
 For Sale Only 401 12.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 130 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,649 50.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 193 3%
 1 Bedroom 943 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,613 26%
 3+ Bedroom 3,506 56%
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 $26,352 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60636 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 60636 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 60636 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 6,114 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,560 25%
 No Earnings 16,839 55%
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 6,114 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,560 25%
 No Earnings 16,839 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,982 57.9%
 Public transportation 3,377 32.7%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 445 4.3%
 Worked at Home 501 4.8%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,956 28%
 High School Graduate 6,747 64%
 Associate's degree 277 3%
 Bachelor's degree 517 5%
 Master's degree 116 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,012 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 445 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 825 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60636

ZIP Code 60636 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60636.

Earle Elementary School
6121 South Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Goodlow Elementary Magnet School
2040 West 62nd St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Randolph Elementary School
7316 South Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Woods Elementary Math & Science Academy
6206 South Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Henderson Elementary School
5650 South Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Altgeld Elementary School
1340 West 71st St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Bontemps Elementary School
1241 West 58th St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Otoole Elementary School
6550 South Seeley Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Langford a Elementary School
6010 South Throop St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Claremont Academy Elementary School
2300 West 64th St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Providence-Englewood Elementary Charter
6515 South Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Davis M Magnet Elementary School
6730 South Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Montessori of Englewood Elementary Chrtr
7033 South Honore St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Harper High School
6520 South Wood St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Southside Occupational Academy High School
7342 South Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School
6130 South Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Academy of St Benedict the African
6020 S Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cs Academy
1443 W 63rd St
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
West Englewood Christian Community School
7326 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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