West Chicago, IL 60185 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60185: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Chicago, IL 60185

Acceptable Alternative
Northwoods, IL 60185

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: DuPage County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.888, Longitude -88.198
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60185 has segments in 2 Counties (Dupage, Kane).

  • Businesses Addresses: 903
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,856
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,846
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,010

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

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West Chicago, IL 60185 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,397
Daytime Population: Workers 20,259
Daytime Population: Residents 18,411
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,670
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 36,953
Population in Familes 32,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 444
Population Density2 1,275
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $76,772
Average Household Income $101,730
Per Capita Income $29,686


Total Housing Units 11,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,042 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,710 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $260,432
Average Home Value $329,937


Total Households 10,752
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 8,740
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.33% 0.32%
Households 0.25% 0.32%
Families 0.18% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

West Chicago, IL 60185 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60185 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 # 95 93rd
Population Density # 297 79th
Diversity Index # 54 96th
Median Household Income # 186 87th
Per Capita Income # 520 62nd

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