Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 61008

Primary City:Belvidere, IL (View All Cities)
County: Boone County
Timezone: Central (12:37pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -88.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61008. 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 61008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61008, 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:
Belvidere, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61008 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 61008 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61008 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,311
Population Density 397 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,775
Median Home Value $144,700
Land Area 86.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,884
Median Household Income $57,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2351,3461,4821,4701,0278819851,1671,2651,3271,185994824691468299233146
Female1,1721,3571,4161,3268829141,0411,2001,2731,2771,129980893716560431347372
Total2,4072,7032,8982,7961,9091,7952,0262,3672,5382,6042,3141,9741,7171,4071,028730580518

Gender

 Male 17,025 50%
 Female 17,286 50%
Gender

Race

 White 28,149 82.0%
 Black Or African American 712 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 148 0.4%
 Asian 398 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 3,919 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 977 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner878631,8812,2401,8151,259684215
Renter26864164847829324117794
Total3551,5042,5292,7182,1081,500861309

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,817 57%
 Single Guardian 2,070 17%
 Singles 2,527 21%
 Singles With Roommate 470 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,049 59%
 Households with Kids 4,835 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male216261259265257262289272266312274327273296314305335268248213
Female215209270283259271260293274309284274231318301292283244206189
Total431470529548516533549565540621558601504614615597618512454402

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61008 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61008 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61008 real estate data, the median home value of $144,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61008 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61008 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,001 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 71 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 230 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,732 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,312 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,840 22%
 Households Vacant 891 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 221 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 311 35%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 258 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 4%
 1 Bedroom 582 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,077 46%
 3+ Bedroom 575 25%
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 $57,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61008 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 61008 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 10,557 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,584 25%
 No Earnings 9,106 35%
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 10,557 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,584 25%
 No Earnings 9,106 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,981 93.3%
 Public transportation 22 0.1%
 Taxicab 5 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 344 2.3%
 Worked at Home 619 4.1%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,962 19%
 High School Graduate 5,900 56%
 Associate's degree 876 8%
 Bachelor's degree 963 9%
 Master's degree 506 5%
 Professional school degree 217 2%
 Doctorate degree 92 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,679 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,160 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 831 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61008

ZIP Code 61008 is in the Boone County Spec Educ Coop School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61008.

Boone County Center
1320 East Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boone County Spec Educ Coop School District
Belvidere South Middle School
919 East 6th St
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Lincoln Elementary School
1011 Bonus Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Perry Elementary School
633 West Perry St
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Washington Academy
1031 5th Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Meehan Elementary School
1401 East 6th St
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Belvidere Central Middle School
8787 Beloit Rd
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Seth Whitman Elementary School
8989 Beloit Rd
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Regional Learning Center Ark
620 Logan Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boone/Winnebago Roe School District
Belvidere High School
1500 East Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Belvidere North High School
9393 Beloit Rd
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
Belvidere Endeavor High School
1320 East Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Belvidere Community Unit School District 100
St James School
320 Logan Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Immanuel Lutheran School
1225 E 2nd St
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Open Bible Academy
8567 Town Hall Rd
Belvidere, IL 61008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes