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ZIP Code 60966

Primary City:Sheldon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Iroquois County
Timezone: Central (4:46am)
Coordinates:40.8, -87.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 60966

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 60966. 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 60966. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 60966, 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:
Sheldon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 60966 ZIP Code

ZIP code 60966 is located in northeast 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 60966 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 60966 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,526
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 696
Median Home Value $67,500
Land Area 60.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 613
Median Household Income $40,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45395847394638394664535870373518166
Female385746493842334745645756554033322020
Total83961049677887186911281101141257768503626

Gender

 Male 754 49%
 Female 772 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,470 96.3%
 Black Or African American 22 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84562103118785112
Renter13273024201561
Total217292127138935713

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 309 50%
 Single Guardian 114 19%
 Singles 151 25%
 Singles With Roommate 39 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 420 69%
 Households with Kids 193 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1210111037136109101014158169688
Female7691091091514117891161813847
Total1916202012172221242017182326143422141215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 60966 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 60966 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 60966 real estate data, the median home value of $67,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 60966 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 60966 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 60966 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,499 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 27 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 296 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 20%
 Households Vacant 83 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 10 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 9%
 1 Bedroom 7 6%
 2 Bedroom 22 17%
 3+ Bedroom 87 69%
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 $40,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 60966 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 60966 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 60966 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 443 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 312 26%
 No Earnings 458 38%
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 443 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 312 26%
 No Earnings 458 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 613 97.3%
 Public transportation 7 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.3%
 Worked at Home 8 1.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 78 15%
 High School Graduate 373 70%
 Associate's degree 28 5%
 Bachelor's degree 33 6%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 Professional school degree 6 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 300 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 60966

ZIP Code 60966 is in the Milford Ccsd 280 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 60966.

Milford Grade School East Campus
150 South Randolph St
Sheldon, IL 60966
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milford Ccsd 280 School District

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