Chicago, IL 60601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,906
  • Single Family Addresses: 43
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10,573
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.885, Longitude -87.626
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chicago, IL 60601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,093
Daytime Population: Workers 90,304
Daytime Population: Residents 3,892
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 94,196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 7.79
Population in Households 11,531
Population in Familes 5,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 562
Population Density2 44,313
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $102,805
Average Household Income $145,984
Per Capita Income $91,221


Total Housing Units 9,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,300 (24.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,120 (54.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,024 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $464,063
Average Home Value $537,033


Total Households 7,420
Average Household Size 1.55
Family Households 2,262
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.18% 0.83%
Households 1.34% 0.88%
Families 0.87% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Chicago, IL 60601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60601 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 331 76th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 148 89th
Median Household Income # 47 97th
Per Capita Income # 6 100th

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