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ZIP Code 60640

Primary City:Chicago, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Uptown
County: Cook County
Timezone: Central (9:48am)
Area code: 312 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.97, -87.66
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60640

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60640. 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 60640. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60640, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 60640 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60640 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 60640 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60640 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 65,790
Population Density 27,331 people per sq mi
Housing Units 37,598
Median Home Value $266,900
Land Area 2.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 34,315
Median Household Income $46,974

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,7821,7593,541
5-91,1711,1282,299
10-141,0009161,916
15-191,0941,0072,101
20-242,1322,2804,412
25-294,1204,3278,447
30-344,3503,9228,272
35-393,4982,8696,367
40-443,2942,3365,630
45-492,9251,8714,796
50-542,4101,8864,296
55-592,0231,6293,652
60-641,4001,4082,808
65-699361,0411,977
70-747539291,682
75-795307431,273
80-843997151,114
85 Plus3338741,207

Gender

 Male 34,150 52%
 Female 31,640 48%
Gender

Race

 White 38,872 59.1%
 Black Or African American 11,907 18.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 358 0.5%
 Asian 7,994 12.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 4,500 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 2,139 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24941,7921,886
25-342,4527,2149,666
35-443,1584,4877,645
45-542,1703,7845,954
55-641,5532,6934,246
65-748791,5522,431
75-845021,1511,653
85 Plus180654834

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,736 23%
 Single Guardian 3,567 10%
 Singles 17,930 52%
 Singles With Roommate 5,082 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 29,180 85%
 Households with Kids 5,135 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1394379773
2346353699
3305308613
4304262566
5260263523
6244238482
7212215427
8247196443
9208216424
10198197395
11196163359
12202177379
13191188379
14213191404
15216191407
16227207434
17215172387
18213190403
19223247470
20245230475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60640 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 60640 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60640 real estate data, the median home value of $266,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60640 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60640 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60640 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 62,603 95.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1,470 2.2%
 Other Institutional 158 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,559 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,253 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,735 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 23,327 62%
 Households Vacant 3,283 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,911 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 88 3%
 For Sale Only 442 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 85 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 203 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 554 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5,416 24%
 1 Bedroom 9,595 42%
 2 Bedroom 5,207 23%
 3+ Bedroom 2,615 11%
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 $46,974 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60640 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 60640 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 60640 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 60640 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 26,466 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,394 23%
 No Earnings 17,405 30%
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 26,466 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,394 23%
 No Earnings 17,405 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,011 41.4%
 Public transportation 15,464 42.6%
 Taxicab 159 0.4%
 Motorcycle 77 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,129 8.6%
 Worked at Home 2,454 6.8%
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 2,707 10%
 High School Graduate 9,143 33%
 Associate's degree 1,694 6%
 Bachelor's degree 8,508 31%
 Master's degree 3,792 14%
 Professional school degree 1,272 5%
 Doctorate degree 631 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,819 68.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,195 21.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 540 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60640

ZIP Code 60640 is in the City of Chicago School District 299. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60640.

Goudy Elementary School
5120 North Winthrop Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mccutcheon Elementary School
4865 North Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Mcpherson Elementary School
4728 North Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Stewart Elementary School
4525 North Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Stockton Elementary School
4420 North Beacon St
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Trumbull Elementary School
5200 North Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
Uplift Community High School
900 West Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City of Chicago School District 299
St Scholastica Academy
7416 N Ridge Blvd
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Northside Catholic Academy
5525 N Magnolia Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rogers Park Montessori School
1800 W Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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