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ZIP Code 61048

Primary City:Lena, IL (View All Cities)
County: Stephenson County
Timezone: Central (2:28pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -89.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61048. 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 61048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61048, 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:
Lena, IL
Unacceptable:
Waddams Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 61048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61048 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 61048 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61048 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,360
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,889
Median Home Value $128,100
Land Area 83.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,749
Median Household Income $47,955

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1151341631621271101039812917316316112911782695947
Female1211361431478710610696148142170171123135879081130
Total236270306309214216209194277315333332252252169159140177

Gender

 Male 2,141 49%
 Female 2,219 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,293 98.5%
 Black Or African American 13 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 12 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1112818831229221817365
Renter3871525744362341
Total49199240369336254196106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,041 60%
 Single Guardian 187 11%
 Singles 465 27%
 Singles With Roommate 56 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,226 70%
 Households with Kids 523 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1823212731193025293331313533402634412134
Female2123292921272627352226352634333239232017
Total3946505652465652645557666167735873644151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61048 has a small 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 61048 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61048 real estate data, the median home value of $128,100 is slightly less 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 61048. Rentals in 61048 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,279 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 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 861 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 526 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 362 19%
 Households Vacant 140 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 35.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 17 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 15.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 79 20%
 2 Bedroom 176 44%
 3+ Bedroom 132 33%
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 $47,955 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61048 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. More commuters in 61048 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,345 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 764 23%
 No Earnings 1,174 36%
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 1,345 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 764 23%
 No Earnings 1,174 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,752 94.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1.0%
 Worked at Home 82 4.4%
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 165 11.8%
 High School Graduate 834 59.5%
 Associate's degree 129 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 166 11.8%
 Master's degree 89 6.4%
 Professional school degree 14 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 783 96.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 2.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61048

ZIP Code 61048 is in the Lena Winslow Community Unit School District 202. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61048.

Lena Elementary School
401 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lena Winslow Community Unit School District 202
Lena-Winslow Jr High School
517 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lena Winslow Community Unit School District 202
Lena-Winslow High School
516 Fremont St
Lena, IL 61048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lena Winslow Community Unit School District 202

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