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: 1,883
  • Single Family Addresses: 40
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10,112
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 11,821
Population in Households 11,266
Population in Familes 5,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 555
Population Density1 40,678
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 7,230
Average Household Size 1.56
Family Households 2,208
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 9,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,314 (25.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,916 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,017 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $465,301
Average Home Value $543,453


Median Household Income $96,085
Average Household Income $137,147
Per Capita Income $85,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.65%
Households 1.13% 0.61%
Families 0.62% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Chicago, IL 60601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60601 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 # 336 76th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 151 89th
Median Household Income # 57 96th
Per Capita Income # 6 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.