Palos Heights, IL 60463 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60463: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palos Heights, IL 60463

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 740
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,228
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 545
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.658, Longitude -87.788
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palos Heights, IL 60463 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,436
Population in Households 13,688
Population in Familes 11,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 748
Population Density1 2,674
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 5,591
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,224 (89.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 367 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $305,855
Average Home Value $333,619


Median Household Income $79,847
Average Household Income $108,979
Per Capita Income $44,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.02%
Households 0.05% 0.06%
Families -0.06% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Palos Heights, IL 60463 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60463 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 # 296 79th
Population Density1 # 196 86th
Diversity Index2 # 502 64th
Median Household Income # 131 91st
Per Capita Income # 77 94th

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