Do You Live in a 'Super ZIP'?
By Sally DeneenChicagoland ranks eighth in the nation for its sprawling region of ZIP codes dominated by wealthy, highly-educated residents, a Washington Post national analysis shows. They're called "Super ZIPs." Do you live in one?
Here's a clue: The typical household income is $120,272 in the nation's 650 Super ZIP s, according to the Post, and most adults hold college degrees.
Several Chicago ZIP codes in and around The Loop are Super ZIPs, as are some farther-flung suburbs such as Barrington (60010), River Forest (60305), Wheaton (60189), Hinsdale (60521), Geneva (60134), Plainfield (60585) and several ZIP codes in Naperville.
Unsurprisingly, North Shore suburbs – Wilmette (60091), Glencoe (60022) and Winnetka (60093) – score the h