Zip Code 60426 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHarvey
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cook
Area Code464 / 708
Current Population:29594
Racial Majority:African American 78.11%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 73.8%
Unemployment Rate:21.8%
Median Household Income$37958
Average Adjusted Gross Income$28170
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time29.6 Minutes
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range597 - 604 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60940170, -87.65598297

Zip Code 60426 Description

Zip Code 60426 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60426 is primarily located in Cook County. The official US Postal Service name for 60426 is HARVEY, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60426 are contained within or border the city limits of Harvey, IL, Dixmoor, IL, Phoenix, IL, Markham, IL, South Holland, IL, Posen, IL, Dolton, IL, Riverdale, IL, East Hazel Crest, IL, and Hazel Crest, IL. The area code for zip code 60426 is 708. 60426 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60426 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 60426 decreased to 29594 from 47649 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60426 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 60426 public schools is Black. 78.9% of students in 60426 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 769 2.67% 959 -20%
 Black Or African American 22497 78.11% 22806 -1%
 Hispanic 4901 17.02% 5245 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.1% 43 -30%
 Asian 134 0.47% 206 -35%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.01% 10 -70%
 Other Race 15 0.32% 15 +520%
 Two Or More Races 310 1.3% 310 +21%

Zip Code 60426 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.7%
 Black Or African American 73.8%
 Hispanic 23.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 60426 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2959447649
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households9399
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
78.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
92.9%
Median Household Income$37958
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.40%
60426 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 2Robin KellyDemocrat
Illinois District 1Bobby RushDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Illinois Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$70301
Average Real Estate Sale Price$35057
Current Unemployment Level 21.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54b - Chicago Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60426 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15203039506065635544332141
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364759718084827564483659
Avg Precip (In.)1.841.642.773.773.924.363.913.833.332.793.292.6338.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60426
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours