Chicago, IL 60608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chicago, IL 60608

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pilsen, IL 60608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.849, Longitude -87.667
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,233
  • PO Box Addresses: 393
  • Residential Addresses: 21,383
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,447
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,936

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

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Chicago, IL 60608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 76,875
Population in Households 75,132
Population in Familes 58,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,743
Population Density2 12,390
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $37,913
Average Household Income $55,864
Per Capita Income $20,097


Total Housing Units 29,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,974 (26.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,823 (62.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,198 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $252,648
Average Home Value $278,010


Total Households 26,797
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 16,446
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 0.64% 0.44%
Households 0.72% 0.46%
Families 0.61% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Chicago, IL 60608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60608 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 35 98th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 1300 6th
Per Capita Income # 1299 6th

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