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ZIP Code 61068

Primary City:Rochelle, IL (View All Cities)
County: Ogle County
Timezone: Central (6:08am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -89.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61068. 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 61068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61068, 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:
Rochelle, IL
Acceptable:
Kings
Unacceptable:
Flag Center, Flagg, Hillcrest

Stats and Demographics for the 61068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61068 is located in north Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 61068 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 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 61068 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,858
Population Density 126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,074
Median Home Value $144,100
Land Area 117.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,664
Median Household Income $47,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male 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
Male56555055859747347342548752054052645434227420817011984
Female506543525539491430442506493565555435387301235205158177
Total1,0711,0931,0831,1369649038679931,0131,1051,081889729575443375277261

Gender

 Male 7,365 50%
 Female 7,493 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,665 85.2%
 Black Or African American 254 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.3%
 Asian 92 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 1,511 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 284 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46434696890737514351133
Renter21139239434321713611258
Total2578261,0901,233954650463191

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,827 50%
 Single Guardian 1,017 18%
 Singles 1,491 26%
 Singles With Roommate 329 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,653 64%
 Households with Kids 2,011 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male97112121105115981041161171111239812610011613313012494100
Female88104114107941021219912710513293941011051141161119395
Total185216235212209200225215244216255191220201221247246235187195

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61068 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 61068 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61068 real estate data, the median home value of $144,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61068 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61068 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,768 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 55 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,618 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,183 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,863 31%
 Households Vacant 410 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 77 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 3%
 1 Bedroom 505 26%
 2 Bedroom 570 29%
 3+ Bedroom 845 43%
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 $47,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61068 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61068 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,956 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,087 27%
 No Earnings 3,449 30%
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 4,956 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,087 27%
 No Earnings 3,449 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,697 92.9%
 Public transportation 32 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 3.1%
 Worked at Home 251 3.5%
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 1,041 21.9%
 High School Graduate 2,582 54.3%
 Associate's degree 320 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 558 11.7%
 Master's degree 196 4.1%
 Professional school degree 35 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,786 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 235 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 323 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61068

ZIP Code 61068 is in the Kings Cons School District 144. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61068.

Kings Elementary School
100 1st St
Kings, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kings Cons School District 144
Central Elementary School
444 North 8th St
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochelle Ccsd 231 School District
Lincoln Elementary School
108 South Main St
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochelle Ccsd 231 School District
May Elementary School
1033 North 2nd St
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochelle Ccsd 231 School District
Rochelle Middle School
111 School Ave
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rochelle Ccsd 231 School District
Tilton Elementary School
1050 North 9th St
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rochelle Ccsd 231 School District
Rochelle Twp High School
1401 Flagg Rd
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rochelle Twp Hsd 212 School District
St Paul Lutheran School
1415 10th Ave
Rochelle, IL 61068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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