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ZIP Code 60637

Post Office City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Woodlawn
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (1:00am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.78, -87.60
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60637

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 60637. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 60637 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Chicago, IL
Unacceptable:
Jackson Park

Stats and Demographics for the 60637 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60637 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 60637 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 extremely large. 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 60637 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,503
Population Density 10,989 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,632
Median Home Value $185,100
Land Area 4.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,546
Median Household Income $25,775

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,7731,6993,472
5-91,7841,7773,561
10-141,7711,7813,552
15-192,6012,7305,331
20-242,2332,6434,876
25-291,4912,1133,604
30-341,3382,0473,385
35-391,2541,7192,973
40-441,1721,7222,894
45-491,2491,6842,933
50-541,3061,6902,996
55-591,1331,4672,600
60-649571,1252,082
65-696019271,528
70-744637131,176
75-79336576912
80-84250504754
85 Plus244630874

Gender

 Male 21,956 44%
 Female 27,547 56%
Gender

Race

 White 7,178 14.5%
 Black Or African American 38,911 78.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.2%
 Asian 1,932 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 305 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,081 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24441,1651,209
25-345803,2493,829
35-449022,7203,622
45-549582,7713,729
55-641,0392,1363,175
65-747131,3232,036
75-845227461,268
85 Plus291387678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,368 17%
 Single Guardian 7,216 37%
 Singles 7,649 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,313 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,979 66%
 Households with Kids 6,567 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1320340660
2385358743
3349345694
4357341698
5365375740
6362360722
7345311656
8338374712
9374357731
10385348733
11369364733
12354349703
13340347687
14323373696
15370378748
16394387781
17417441858
186166521,268
198048721,676
206827051,387

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60637 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60637 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60637 real estate data, the median home value of $185,100 is slightly higher than average 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 60637. Rentals in 60637 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60637 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Chicago, IL house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,994 92.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 242 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,995 6.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 260 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,667 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,382 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,497 59%
 Households Vacant 5,086 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,795 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 89 2%
 For Sale Only 457 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 112 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,537 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,206 9%
 1 Bedroom 3,256 23%
 2 Bedroom 4,635 33%
 3+ Bedroom 4,957 35%
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 $25,775 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60637 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 60637 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 60637 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest 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 60637. 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 9,585 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,385 28%
 No Earnings 16,475 45%
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 9,585 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,385 28%
 No Earnings 16,475 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,399 48.4%
 Public transportation 4,515 29.6%
 Taxicab 75 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,700 17.7%
 Worked at Home 590 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 4,378 16%
 High School Graduate 12,977 47%
 Associate's degree 1,776 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,847 14%
 Master's degree 2,863 10%
 Professional school degree 729 3%
 Doctorate degree 1,284 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,967 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,411 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 629 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60637

ZIP Code 60637 is in the following school districts: City of Chicago School District 299 and Private. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60637.

Univ of Chicago Charter Schools
1313 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Brownell Elementary School
6741 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Carnegie Elementary School
1414 E 61st Pl
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Carter Elementary School
5740 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Dulles Elementary School
6311 S Calumet Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Fiske Elementary School
6020 S Langley Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Harte Elementary School
1556 E 56th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Park Manor Elementary School
7037 S Rhodes Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Ray Elementary School
5631 S Kimbark Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Wadsworth Elementary School
6650 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Till Elementary Math & Science Academy
6543 S Champlain Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Woodlawn Elementary Community School
6657 S Kimbark Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School
1415 E 70th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Hyde Park Academy High School
6220 S Stony Island
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Excel Academy - Woodlawn High School
6145 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
6245 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Univ of Chicago Lab School
1362 E 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hyde Park Day School
6254 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chicago Sda Elementary School
7008 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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