River Forest, IL 60305 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60305: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
River Forest, IL 60305

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.895, Longitude -87.818
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 469
  • PO Box Addresses: 301
  • Residential Addresses: 4,112
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,166
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,946

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

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River Forest, IL 60305 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,433
Daytime Population: Workers 5,107
Daytime Population: Residents 5,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,566
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 9,559
Population in Familes 8,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 874
Population Density2 4,300
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $127,650
Average Household Income $191,489
Per Capita Income $70,994


Total Housing Units 4,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,194 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 506 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $647,625
Average Home Value $677,019


Total Households 3,700
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,561
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 -0.64% -0.33%
Households -0.65% -0.35%
Families -0.78% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

River Forest, IL 60305 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60305 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 # 363 74th
Population Density # 124 91st
Diversity Index # 319 77th
Median Household Income # 15 99th
Per Capita Income # 22 98th

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