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ZIP Code 60551

Primary City:Sheridan, IL (View All Cities)
County: La Salle County
Timezone: Central (9:31am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -88.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60551. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 60551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60551, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Sheridan, IL
Unacceptable:
Norway

Stats and Demographics for the 60551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60551 is located in north Illinois and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 60551 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60551 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,062
Population Density 88 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,514
Median Home Value $211,600
Land Area 57.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,386
Median Household Income $75,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male941371362163953393002603032982281831268657312712
Female981301551198393971071371771711141218464461820
Total192267291335478432397367440475399297247170121774532

Gender

 Male 3,228 64%
 Female 1,834 36%
Gender

Race

 White 3,988 78.8%
 Black Or African American 922 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 73 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 46 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13932033082601587922
Renter157141493921122
Total281642443572991799124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 860 62%
 Single Guardian 177 13%
 Singles 286 21%
 Singles With Roommate 63 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 912 66%
 Households with Kids 474 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2010202329282923282431262431223128607594
Female3018241729163226272829253835202926222221
Total50284440584461495552605162664260548297115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60551 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60551 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60551 real estate data, the median home value of $211,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 60551. Rentals in 60551 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,714 73.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,340 26.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 817 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 319 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 250 17%
 Households Vacant 128 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 15.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 25 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 30.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 28.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 31 13%
 2 Bedroom 117 50%
 3+ Bedroom 84 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $75,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 60551 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 60551. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,395 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 973 24%
 No Earnings 1,639 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,395 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 973 24%
 No Earnings 1,639 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,830 93.1%
 Public transportation 6 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 2.8%
 Worked at Home 75 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 583 28%
 High School Graduate 1,200 58%
 Associate's degree 177 9%
 Bachelor's degree 64 3%
 Master's degree 34 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 636 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 3.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60551

ZIP Code 60551 is in the Serena Community Unit School District 2. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60551.

Sheridan Elementary School
115 East Si Johnson Ave
Sheridan, IL 60551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Serena Community Unit School District 2
Sheridan Sda Elementary School
3904 E 2603rd Rd
Sheridan, IL 60551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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