Zion Information

Zion Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Zion, IL

General Zion Information

State: Illinois

County: Lake County

Close cities: Old Mill Creek, IL, Russell, IL, Wadsworth, IL, North Chicago, IL, Waukegan, IL, Beach Park, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Park City, IL, Gurnee, IL, Oak Grove, IL, Great Lakes, IL, Winthrop Harbor, IL

Zion Population (census data)
Total 25,129 (+7.5% since 2000)
Male 12,193 (48.5%)
Female 12,936 (51.5%)

Population Density: 3,066 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 102.3 (US Avg is 100)

Zion Elevation: 660 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1902

Land Area: 8.20 square miles

Median Household Income: $53,138

Zip Codes: 60099.

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Zion Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (53.0%)
  • Black (27.1%)
  • Hispanic (15.2%)
  • Other race (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.1%)
  • Irish (8.0%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • United States (4.6%)
  • Polish (4.4%)
  • Italian (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 2,029 people (8.1%)
  • Latin America (84.6%)
  • Asia (15.4%)

Local Zion Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Northwestern University, Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Zion School Information

High Schools
Central Junior High School (1716 27th Street, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
Zion-Benton Twnshp High School (One Z-B Way, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion-Benton Township High School District 126 District)
Elementary Schools
Beulah Park Elementary School (1910 Gilboa Avenue, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
East Elementary School (2913 Elim Avenue, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
Elmwood Elementary School (3025 Ezra Avenue, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
Shiloh Park Elementary School (2635 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
West Elementary School (2412 Jethro Avenue, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
Other/Private Schools
Lakeview School (2200 Bethesda Boulevard, Zion, IL, 60099 - Zion ESD 6 District)
ROE Alternative Program Of Lake County (1620 23rd Street, Zion, IL, 60099 - Lake ROE District)

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