Zip Code 60406 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBlue Island
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cook
Area Code464 / 708
Current Population:25460
Racial Majority:White 20.03%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 61.1%
Unemployment Rate:21.8%
Median Household Income$43905
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35750
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time29.5 Minutes
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range604 - 623 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.65179825, -87.67568970

Zip Code 60406 Description

Zip Code 60406 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60406 is primarily located in Cook County. The official US Postal Service name for 60406 is BLUE ISLAND, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60406 are contained within or border the city limits of Blue Island, IL, Dixmoor, IL, Riverdale, IL, Alsip, IL, Posen, IL, Robbins, IL, Calumet Park, IL, Chicago, IL, Merrionette Park, IL, and Midlothian, IL. The area code for zip code 60406 is 708. 60406 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60406 is 21.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 16.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60406 increased to 25460 from 25370 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60406 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 60406 public schools is Hispanic. 87.1% of students in 60406 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5143 20.03% 5410 -5%
 Black Or African American 6718 26.16% 7469 -10%
 Hispanic 13287 51.74% 12150 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.24% 45 +36%
 Asian 138 0.54% 82 +68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 45 0.27% 45 +56%
 Two Or More Races 253 1.02% 253 +4%

Zip Code 60406 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8.9%
 Black Or African American 27.6%
 Hispanic 61.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 60406 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2546025370
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households8618
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
87.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
71.4%
Median Household Income$43905
Income Under $50K Per Year57.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
60406 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 1Bobby RushDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$116294
Average Real Estate Sale Price$68660
Current Unemployment Level 21.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54b - Chicago Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60406 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16213040506065645644332242
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364759718184827664493660
Avg Precip (In.)1.911.682.813.763.864.283.873.873.342.783.272.6538.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60406
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
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