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ZIP Code 61078

Primary City:Shannon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Central (6:16am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -89.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61078. 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 61078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61078, 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:
Shannon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61078 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 61078 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61078 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,374
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 619
Median Home Value $103,200
Land Area 57.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 558
Median Household Income $54,097

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male314151543834324139584456573227231512
Female275943552430294743514345474229242427
Total58100941096264618882109871011047456473939

Gender

 Male 685 50%
 Female 689 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,353 98.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner436659499695527
Renter627221218897
Total106387106117776434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 326 58%
 Single Guardian 68 12%
 Singles 146 26%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 395 71%
 Households with Kids 163 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male67491055111010610141191891179
Female37661491211139119113101710995
Total914101524141722231917192514193519201614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61078 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61078 real estate data, the median home value of $103,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,374 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 254 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 195 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 109 18%
 Households Vacant 61 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 45 32%
 3+ Bedroom 90 65%
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 $54,097 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61078 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 61078 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 452 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 226 22%
 No Earnings 369 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 452 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 226 22%
 No Earnings 369 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 567 92.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2.3%
 Worked at Home 29 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 24 5%
 High School Graduate 327 69%
 Associate's degree 60 13%
 Bachelor's degree 53 11%
 Master's degree 10 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 211 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61078

ZIP Code 61078 is in the Eastland Community Unit School District 308. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61078.

Eastland Middle School
601 South Chestnut St
Shannon, IL 61078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eastland Community Unit School District 308

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