Chicago, IL 60656 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60656: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60656

Acceptable Alternative
Harwood Heights, IL 60656
Harwood Hts, IL 60656
Norridge, IL 60656

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 577
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,574
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,411
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.975, Longitude -87.826
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chicago, IL 60656 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,619
Daytime Population: Workers 6,228
Daytime Population: Residents 13,862
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,090
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 28,596
Population in Familes 22,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 7,947
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $60,081
Average Household Income $77,945
Per Capita Income $33,388


Total Housing Units 13,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,827 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,421 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 955 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $280,156
Average Home Value $298,508


Total Households 12,248
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,412
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 0.07% 0.04%
Households -0.02% -0.01%
Families -0.15% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Chicago, IL 60656 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60656 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 # 159 89th
Population Density # 61 96th
Diversity Index # 255 81st
Median Household Income # 467 66th
Per Capita Income # 286 79th

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