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ZIP Code 61006

Primary City:Ashton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (9:03pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -89.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61006. 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 61006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61006, 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:
Ashton, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61006 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 61006 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61006 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,759
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 745
Median Home Value $119,700
Land Area 69.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 683
Median Household Income $54,213

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male475963725538533666828856534123242211
Female375659783540384578826658454535291628
Total8411512215090789181144164154114988658533839

Gender

 Male 889 51%
 Female 870 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,694 96.3%
 Black Or African American 16 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 31 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7487614398675423
Renter112439282619128
Total1872115171124866631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 392 57%
 Single Guardian 84 12%
 Singles 169 25%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 467 68%
 Households with Kids 216 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109108101310179181213713122416101013
Female686715101451210111312131619171974
Total1617161525232422212823261926284333291717

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61006 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61006 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61006 real estate data, the median home value of $119,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61006 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,744 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 345 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 171 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 167 22%
 Households Vacant 62 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Sale Only 10 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 76 36%
 2 Bedroom 68 32%
 3+ Bedroom 68 32%
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 $54,213 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61006 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61006 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. More commuters in 61006 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 772 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 453 28%
 No Earnings 383 24%
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 772 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 453 28%
 No Earnings 383 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,007 88.3%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 1.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 8.5%
 Worked at Home 18 1.6%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 88 12.6%
 High School Graduate 400 57.2%
 Associate's degree 148 21.2%
 Bachelor's degree 50 7.2%
 Master's degree 7 1.0%
 Professional school degree 4 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 182 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61006

ZIP Code 61006 is in the Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61006.

Ashton-Franklin Center High School
611 Western Ave
Ashton, IL 61006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275

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