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779 Area Code

State: Illinois
Major City: Chicago
Timezone: America/Chicago
Current Time: 8:55 PM

Top 20 Cities in Area Code 779

City Population
Chicago 8,604,203
Rockford 282,762
Peoria 256,286
Joliet 147,344
Bloomington 133,846
Elgin 110,849
Schaumburg 72,887
DeKalb 66,959
Rock Island 37,176
Elk Grove Village 32,400
West Chicago 26,816
Freeport 24,092
Machesney Park 22,677
Dixon 16,195
Burr Ridge 10,758
Oak Brook 8,016
Princeton 7,840
Sandwich 7,418
Madison 3,758
Sheffield 863

Top 13 Counties in Area Code 779

County Population
Cook 5,198,275
DuPage 929,060
Will 689,315
Kane 531,376
Winnebago 284,819
Madison 264,776
Peoria 182,770
McLean 172,578
Rock Island 143,873
DeKalb 104,366
Stephenson 45,093
Lee 34,389
Bureau 33,122

Age Distribution

Median age: 36.18

Median age in Area Code 779 is 36.18 years. 10.58% of residents are aged 0-9. 11.69% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 19.88. 14.88 % are in their thirties, 11.59% in their fourties, 11.84 % in their fifties, and 10.10 % in their sixties. 5.91 % of residents are in their seventies and 3.50 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

50.60% are female
49.40% are male

49.40% of residents in Area Code 779 are male and 50.60% are female. 42.80% of residents are married and 10.72% are divorced. 41.64% have never been married. 4.83% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 2.99.

Household Income

Median household income: 70,140.89
57.80% have two income earners
32.01% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 779 is $70,140.89 with 57.80% of families having two income earners. 32.01% of households earn at least $100,000. 4.36% of households have an income under $5,000, 2.79% from $5,000-$10,000, 3.97% from $10,000-$15,000, 4.08% from $15,000-$20,000, 3.80% from $20,000-$25,000, 8.36% from $25,000-$35,000, 11.12% from $35,000-$50,000, 16.44% from $50,000-$75,000, 13.04% from $75,000-$100,000, 16.02% from $100,000-$150,000 and 15.99% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $38,258.78.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $229,897.62
Median rent: $1,098.06
Rent burden: 30.10%

59.14% of households in Area Code 779 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $229,897.62. The median rent paid by renters is $1,098.06 or 30.10% of the median renter's household income.

Education

42.80% have a Science and Engineering degree

7.76% of residents in Area Code 779 have less than a high school education. 22.62% have a high school diploma but no more. 27.73% of residents have some college but no more. 24.74% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 17.14% have a graduate degree. 42.80% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

23.28 minutes of commute time

67.41% of residents in Area Code 779 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.36% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 779 is 23.28 minutes.

Races

11.51% report being Hispanic

74.67% of residents in Area Code 779 report their race as White. 9.81% report their race as Black or African American. 7.92% report their race as Asian. 0.24% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 0.04% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 2.87% report their race as Some other race. 4.42% report their race as Two or more races. 11.51% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

10.60% report a disability
2.98% speak limited English
5.19% have no health insurance
5.27% are veterans

10.60% of residents in Area Code 779 report a disability. 2.98% of residents only speak limited English. 5.19% of residents report not having health insurance. 5.27% of residents are veterans.

Prefixes in Area Code 779

Prefix City
(779) 200- Rockford
(779) 201-
(779) 202- Rock Island
(779) 203- Rockford
(779) 204- Chicago
(779) 205- Burr Ridge
(779) 206-
(779) 207- Rockford
(779) 208- Rockford
(779) 209- Chicago
(779) 210- Rockford
(779) 211-
(779) 212- DeKalb
(779) 213- Chicago
(779) 214- Rock Island
(779) 215- Chicago
(779) 216- Chicago
(779) 217-
(779) 218- Chicago
(779) 219-
(779) 220- Chicago
(779) 221- Rockford
(779) 222-
(779) 223- Chicago
(779) 224-
(779) 225-
(779) 226- DeKalb
(779) 227- Elgin
(779) 228- Chicago
(779) 229- Chicago
(779) 230- Burr Ridge
(779) 231- Elk Grove Village
(779) 232- Oak Brook
(779) 233- Elgin
(779) 234- Chicago
(779) 235- Chicago
(779) 236- Elgin
(779) 237- Bloomington
(779) 238- Rockford
(779) 239- Peoria
(779) 240- Elgin
(779) 241- Elgin
(779) 242- Burr Ridge
(779) 243- Burr Ridge
(779) 244- Schaumburg
(779) 245- DeKalb
(779) 246- DeKalb
(779) 247-
(779) 248- Rock Island
(779) 249-
(779) 250- DeKalb
(779) 251- Dixon
(779) 252- Chicago
(779) 253- Madison
(779) 254- Chicago
(779) 255- DeKalb
(779) 256- Rockford
(779) 257- Chicago
(779) 258- Chicago
(779) 259- Chicago
(779) 260- Burr Ridge
(779) 261- Bloomington
(779) 262- Chicago
(779) 263- Oak Brook
(779) 264- West Chicago
(779) 265- Chicago
(779) 266-
(779) 267- Burr Ridge
(779) 268- Oak Brook
(779) 269- Rockford
(779) 270- DeKalb
(779) 271- DeKalb
(779) 272- Rockford
(779) 273- Chicago
(779) 274- Rockford
(779) 275- Rockford
(779) 276- DeKalb
(779) 277- Bloomington
(779) 278- Bloomington
(779) 279- Burr Ridge
(779) 280-
(779) 281- Bloomington
(779) 282-
(779) 283-
(779) 284-
(779) 285-
(779) 286-
(779) 287- Chicago
(779) 288- Chicago
(779) 289- Madison
(779) 290-
(779) 291-
(779) 292-
(779) 293-
(779) 294-
(779) 295-
(779) 296- Bloomington
(779) 297-
(779) 298- Bloomington
(779) 299- Bloomington
(779) 300- Rockford
(779) 301- Elgin
(779) 302-
(779) 303- Chicago
(779) 304- Bloomington
(779) 305- Bloomington
(779) 306- Bloomington
(779) 307- Bloomington
(779) 308- Bloomington
(779) 309-
(779) 310- Rockford
(779) 311-
(779) 312-
(779) 313- Rockford
(779) 314- Rockford
(779) 315- Rockford
(779) 316- DeKalb
(779) 317- DeKalb
(779) 318- DeKalb
(779) 319- DeKalb
(779) 320- DeKalb
(779) 321- DeKalb
(779) 322- DeKalb
(779) 323- Rockford
(779) 324- Chicago
(779) 325- DeKalb
(779) 326-
(779) 327- Rockford
(779) 328- Rockford
(779) 329- Princeton
(779) 330- Rockford
(779) 331-
(779) 332- Rockford
(779) 333- Chicago
(779) 334- DeKalb
(779) 335- Rockford
(779) 336- Chicago
(779) 337- Chicago
(779) 338- Chicago
(779) 339- Burr Ridge
(779) 340- Chicago
(779) 341- Burr Ridge
(779) 342- Chicago
(779) 343- Rockford
(779) 344- Rockford
(779) 345- Rockford
(779) 346- Rockford
(779) 347- Rockford
(779) 348- Rockford
(779) 349- Peoria
(779) 350-
(779) 351- Rockford
(779) 352-
(779) 353- Rockford
(779) 354- Rockford
(779) 355- DeKalb
(779) 356- Chicago
(779) 357-
(779) 368- Rockford
(779) 377- Madison
(779) 379- Burr Ridge
(779) 382- DeKalb
(779) 389- Rockford
(779) 399- Chicago
(779) 400- DeKalb
(779) 410- Freeport
(779) 411-
(779) 423- Rockford
(779) 426- Chicago
(779) 429- Chicago
(779) 432- Sheffield
(779) 435- Joliet
(779) 444- Chicago
(779) 456- Elgin
(779) 463- Chicago
(779) 465- Chicago
(779) 466- Bloomington
(779) 475-
(779) 479- Bloomington
(779) 499- Freeport
(779) 500- Rockford
(779) 511-
(779) 513- Rockford
(779) 529- Chicago
(779) 537- Rockford
(779) 545- DeKalb
(779) 548- Chicago
(779) 552- Chicago
(779) 555-
(779) 563-
(779) 577- Rockford
(779) 579- Bloomington
(779) 599- Chicago
(779) 600- Chicago
(779) 601- Chicago
(779) 608-
(779) 611-
(779) 618-
(779) 624- Chicago
(779) 625- Chicago
(779) 630-
(779) 639- Chicago
(779) 666- Rockford
(779) 675- Peoria
(779) 677- Rockford
(779) 678- Rockford
(779) 679- Bloomington
(779) 696- Madison
(779) 699-
(779) 700-
(779) 701- Chicago
(779) 702- Elgin
(779) 703- Elgin
(779) 704- Elk Grove Village
(779) 706-
(779) 707- Chicago
(779) 708-
(779) 710- Rockford
(779) 711-
(779) 713- Chicago
(779) 717- Peoria
(779) 722-
(779) 729- Freeport
(779) 732- Chicago
(779) 739- Bloomington
(779) 746- Chicago
(779) 749- DeKalb
(779) 758- Chicago
(779) 759- DeKalb
(779) 766- Chicago
(779) 770- Rockford
(779) 771- Rockford
(779) 772- Rockford
(779) 773-
(779) 774- Machesney Park
(779) 775- DeKalb
(779) 777- DeKalb
(779) 778- Rockford
(779) 779-
(779) 783- Chicago
(779) 788- Rockford
(779) 789- Rockford
(779) 797- Rockford
(779) 799-
(779) 800- Chicago
(779) 801- Oak Brook
(779) 803- Chicago
(779) 804- Bloomington
(779) 809-
(779) 811-
(779) 815-
(779) 832- Chicago
(779) 837- Chicago
(779) 847-
(779) 855- Bloomington
(779) 861- DeKalb
(779) 867- Rockford
(779) 872-
(779) 875- Elgin
(779) 877- Chicago
(779) 879- Bloomington
(779) 888- Rockford
(779) 895- Rockford
(779) 899- Chicago
(779) 900- Chicago
(779) 901- Chicago
(779) 902- DeKalb
(779) 903- Chicago
(779) 904- Freeport
(779) 910- DeKalb
(779) 911-
(779) 915- Chicago
(779) 922-
(779) 927- Chicago
(779) 931- Sandwich
(779) 933-
(779) 939- Burr Ridge
(779) 946- Chicago
(779) 950-
(779) 958-
(779) 959-
(779) 970- Rockford
(779) 976-
(779) 977- Chicago
(779) 978- Chicago
(779) 979- Bloomington
(779) 988-
(779) 990- Bloomington
(779) 991- Chicago
(779) 994- Chicago
(779) 997- Chicago
(779) 999- Chicago