Zip Code 60421 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElwood
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Will
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:3968
Racial Majority:White 88.58%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.0%
Median Household Income$71520
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70670
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range607 - 673 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.42167800, -88.08220200

Zip Code 60421 Description

Zip Code 60421 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60421 is primarily located in Will County. The official US Postal Service name for 60421 is ELWOOD, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60421 are contained within or border the city limits of Elwood, IL, Joliet, IL, . Zip code 60421 is within area code 779 and area code 815. 60421 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60421 is 8.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60421 increased to 3968 from 3516 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60421 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 60421 public schools is White. 26.6% of students in 60421 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3567 88.58% 3605 -1%
 Black Or African American 105 2.61% 72 +46%
 Hispanic 293 7.28% 226 +30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1% 5 -20%
 Asian 0 0% 21 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.44% 37 +57%

Zip Code 60421 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.2%
 Black Or African American 4%
 Hispanic 4.3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 60421 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population39683516
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households1496
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
26.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$71520
Income Under $50K Per Year34.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.10%
60421 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 1Bobby RushDemocrat
Illinois District 11Bill FosterDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$145949
Average Real Estate Sale Price$162481
Current Unemployment Level 8.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54a - Illinois/Indiana Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60421 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)14192838485963615342322040
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364861738285837765493660
Avg Precip (In.)1.641.62.633.74.014.374.073.753.192.753.092.4437.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60421
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours