North Aurora, IL 60542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Aurora, IL 60542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 509
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,905
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 721
  • County: Kane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.807, Longitude -88.325
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Aurora, IL 60542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,830
Population in Households 17,014
Population in Familes 14,742
Population in Group Qrtrs 816
Population Density1 2,026
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 6,151
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 4,556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,063 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,088 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $253,653
Average Home Value $294,292


Median Household Income $85,588
Average Household Income $105,520
Per Capita Income $38,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.31%
Households 0.48% 0.17%
Families 0.41% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

North Aurora, IL 60542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60542 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 # 260 81st
Population Density1 # 246 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 174 87th
Median Household Income # 98 93rd
Per Capita Income # 140 90th

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