Sycamore, IL 60178 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60178: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sycamore, IL 60178

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: DeKalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.003, Longitude -88.682
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60178 has segments in 2 Counties (DeKalb, Kane).

  • Businesses Addresses: 821
  • PO Box Addresses: 216
  • Residential Addresses: 9,063
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 569
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,494

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sycamore, IL 60178 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,533
Daytime Population: Workers 12,094
Daytime Population: Residents 10,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,659
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 22,340
Population in Familes 18,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $69,889
Average Household Income $85,943
Per Capita Income $33,899


Total Housing Units 9,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,999 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,806 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $189,838
Average Home Value $217,765


Total Households 8,805
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 5,880
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 0.47% 0.95%
Households 0.45% 0.91%
Families 0.27% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Sycamore, IL 60178 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60178 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 # 223 84th
Population Density # 451 67th
Diversity Index # 376 73rd
Median Household Income # 275 80th
Per Capita Income # 270 80th

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