Chicago, IL 60638 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 60638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60638

Acceptable Alternative
Bedford Park, IL 60638

Not Acceptable, USPS
Clearing, IL 60638
Clearing, IL 60638
Forest View, IL 60638
Stickney, IL 60638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,545
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,065
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,660
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.782, Longitude -87.774
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chicago, IL 60638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 56,597
Daytime Population: Workers 27,666
Daytime Population: Residents 29,585
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57,251
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 56,578
Population in Familes 47,793
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 5,138
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $63,509
Average Household Income $79,224
Per Capita Income $28,099


Total Housing Units 21,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,288 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,777 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,785 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $223,980
Average Home Value $235,394


Total Households 20,065
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 13,872
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.37% 0.23%
Households 0.23% 0.17%
Families 0.12% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Chicago, IL 60638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60638 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 # 29 98th
Population Density # 94 93rd
Diversity Index # 76 95th
Median Household Income # 366 73rd
Per Capita Income # 646 53rd

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