Zip Code 60609 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChicago
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cook
Area Code773 / 872
Current Population:64906
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 55.3%
Unemployment Rate:9.7%
Median Household Income$31357
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40710
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time33.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range591 - 594 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.81244200, -87.65533200

Zip Code 60609 Description

Zip Code 60609 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 60609 is primarily located in Cook County. The official US Postal Service name for 60609 is CHICAGO, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60609 are contained within or border the city limits of Chicago, IL, . The area code for zip code 60609 is 773. 60609 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60609 is 9.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60609 decreased to 64906 from 79469 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60609 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 60609 public schools is Hispanic. 95.1% of students in 60609 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10167 16.29% 9130 +11%
 Black Or African American 16343 26.19% 18332 -11%
 Hispanic 31827 51% 34489 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.03% 81 -74%
 Asian 3295 5.28% 2314 +42%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 72 0.06% 72 -46%
 Two Or More Races 475 1.14% 475 +50%

Zip Code 60609 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.3%
 Black Or African American 40.1%
 Hispanic 55.3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 60609 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population6490679469
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households20119
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
95.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
92.0%
Median Household Income$31357
Income Under $50K Per Year68.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
60609 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 3Dan LipinskiDemocrat
Illinois District 7Danny K. DavisDemocrat
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60609 Illinois State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
2Theresa MahDemocrat
6Sonya HarperDemocrat
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60609 Illinois State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Antonio MunozDemocrat
3Mattie HunterDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$127971
Average Real Estate Sale Price$117726
Current Unemployment Level 9.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago15.8%
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 60609 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17223141516066655745342343
Avg Max Temp (°F)32374759708085837664493760
Avg Precip (In.)2.081.742.923.713.754.253.753.913.292.723.272.6438.04
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type60609
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours