Zip Code 60608 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChicago
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cook
Area Code773 / 872
Current Population:82739
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 78.4%
Unemployment Rate:10.1%
Median Household Income$33821
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46620
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time30.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range591 - 594 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.84871200, -87.67093300

Zip Code 60608 Description

Zip Code 60608 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60608 is primarily located in Cook County. The official US Postal Service name for 60608 is CHICAGO, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60608 are contained within or border the city limits of Chicago, IL, . Zip code 60608 is within area code 773 and area code 312. 60608 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60608 is 10.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60608 decreased to 82739 from 92472 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60608 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 60608 public schools is Hispanic. 96.2% of students in 60608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12253 15.52% 13628 -10%
 Black Or African American 13381 16.95% 14628 -9%
 Hispanic 44791 56.73% 46289 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 283 0.36% 109 +160%
 Asian 7432 9.41% 7313 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 82 0.2% 82 +89%
 Two Or More Races 679 0.83% 679 -3%

Zip Code 60608 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.9%
 Black Or African American 17.4%
 Hispanic 78.4%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 60608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population8273992472
Male Population56.00%
Female Population44.00%
Total Households25196
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
96.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$33821
Income Under $50K Per Year68.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
60608 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 4Jes?s "Chuy" Garc?aDemocrat
Illinois District 7Danny K. DavisDemocrat
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60608 Illinois State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
2Theresa MahDemocrat
9Art TurnerDemocrat
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60608 Illinois State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Antonio MunozDemocrat
5Patricia Van PeltDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$287722
Average Real Estate Sale Price$182216
Current Unemployment Level 10.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 60608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17223140506066645645342342
Avg Max Temp (°F)32374759708084837664493760
Avg Precip (In.)2.051.722.883.713.754.233.753.943.292.733.272.6337.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60608
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours