Chicago, IL 60655 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60655: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60655

Acceptable Alternative
Merrionett pk, IL 60655
Merrionette Park, IL 60655

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 426
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,590
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,202
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.692, Longitude -87.709
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chicago, IL 60655 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,295
Population in Households 27,565
Population in Familes 23,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 730
Population Density1 6,148
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 10,516
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,058
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,891 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,625 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 750 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $242,105
Average Home Value $264,113


Median Household Income $82,978
Average Household Income $96,843
Per Capita Income $36,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.15%
Households -0.27% -0.14%
Families -0.41% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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 60655 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60655 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 # 162 88th
Population Density1 # 76 95th
Diversity Index2 # 377 73rd
Median Household Income # 114 92nd
Per Capita Income # 158 89th

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