Chicago, IL 60606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,490
  • Single Family Addresses: 7
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,355
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.884, Longitude -87.638
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chicago, IL 60606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,475
Population in Households 1,248
Population in Familes 422
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 10,838
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,037
Average Household Size 1.2
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 324 (21.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 505 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $313,542
Average Home Value $324,769


Median Household Income $84,137
Average Household Income $123,597
Per Capita Income $92,117
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 17.9% 2.66%
Households 19.76% 3.29%
Families 18.77% 3.03%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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 60606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60606 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 # 803 42nd
Population Density1 # 41 97th
Diversity Index2 # 102 93rd
Median Household Income # 106 92nd
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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