Zip Code 60040 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHighwood
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code224 / 847
Current Population:5431
Racial Majority:White 48.7%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 73.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$58652
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68890
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.20554700, -87.81348800

Zip Code 60040 Description

Zip Code 60040 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60040 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 60040 is HIGHWOOD, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60040 are contained within or border the city limits of Highwood, IL, Highland Park, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. Zip code 60040 is within area code 224 and area code 847. 60040 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60040 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60040 decreased to 5431 from 5645 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60040 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 60040 public schools is Hispanic. 73.7% of students in 60040 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2630 48.7% 2101 +25%
 Black Or African American 158 2.93% 72 +119%
 Hispanic 2500 46.3% 3074 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 95 1.76% 115 -17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 19 0% 19 -100%
 Two Or More Races 46 0.31% 46 -63%

Zip Code 60040 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.5%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 73.1%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 60040 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population54315645
Male Population52.10%
Female Population47.90%
Total Households1749
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$58652
Income Under $50K Per Year40.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.40%
60040 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 10Brad SchneiderDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$382679
Average Real Estate Sale Price$386536
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54f - Valparaiso-Wheaton Morainal Complex
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60040 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13182737475663625342311939
Avg Max Temp (°F)29344455677781807362473457
Avg Precip (In.)1.681.452.313.713.463.773.644.243.392.542.752.1935.12
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60040
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours