Zip Code 60070 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameProspect Heights
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cook
Area Code224 / 847
Current Population:16001
Racial Majority:White 59.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$63067
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80610
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range653 - 653 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.10339100, -87.92720300

Zip Code 60070 Description

Zip Code 60070 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60070 is primarily located in Cook County. The official US Postal Service name for 60070 is PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60070 are contained within or border the city limits of Prospect Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL, Mount Prospect, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Zip code 60070 is within area code 847 and area code 224. 60070 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60070 is 5.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60070 decreased to 16001 from 16126 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60070 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 60070 public schools is White. 24.9% of students in 60070 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9534 59.46% 9595 -1%
 Black Or African American 8 0.05% 181 -96%
 Hispanic 5171 32.25% 4840 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.11% 9 +89%
 Asian 1211 7.55% 1258 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.35% 2 +2700%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 110 0.22% 110 -67%

Zip Code 60070 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.6%
 Black Or African American 2.4%
 Hispanic 19.4%
 Asian 8.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 60070 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1600116126
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households6030
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$63067
Income Under $50K Per Year36.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.60%
60070 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 9Jan SchakowskyDemocrat
Illinois District 10Brad SchneiderDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$282430
Average Real Estate Sale Price$170537
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
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 60070 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14192838485763625442312040
Avg Max Temp (°F)29354658707983817462473458
Avg Precip (In.)1.71.542.533.713.593.973.74.513.372.622.992.3136.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60070
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours