Chicago (zip 60608), Illinois 

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Population

78,877

-4.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$35,112

Median Home Price

$261,900

Best Places to Live in Chicago (zip 60608), Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 60608 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime
 $500 
2873 S Farrell St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1000 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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City: Chicago
Zip Codes: Chicago (zip 60608)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chicago (zip 60608) is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Chicago (zip 60608) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chicago (zip 60608)'s cost of living is 10.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chicago (zip 60608)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 60608 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chicago (zip 60608)'s population is 78,877 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chicago (zip 60608) is $261,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chicago (zip 60608) public schools spend $14,559 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Chicago (zip 60608). More Education



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