Highwood, IL 60040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highwood, IL 60040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 254
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,375
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 446
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.203, Longitude -87.814
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highwood, IL 60040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,575
Population in Households 5,503
Population in Familes 4,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 8,566
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 1,780
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 1,202
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,069 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $411,161
Average Home Value $481,751


Median Household Income $70,034
Average Household Income $93,512
Per Capita Income $30,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.46%
Households 0.68% 0.45%
Families 0.53% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Highwood, IL 60040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60040 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 465 66th
Population Density1 # 57 96th
Diversity Index2 # 49 97th
Median Household Income # 235 83rd
Per Capita Income # 383 72nd

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