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ZIP Code 61079

Primary City:Shirland, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Winnebago County
Timezone: Central (9:41pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.444, -89.197
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61079. 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 61079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61079, 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:
Shirland, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61079 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 61079 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 188
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 78
Median Home Value $105,900
Land Area 1.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 67
Median Household Income $40,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

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


 Male 104 55%
 Female 84 45%


 White 187 99.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 37 55%
 Single Guardian 13 19%
 Singles 12 18%
 Singles With Roommate 5 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 44 66%
 Households with Kids 23 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61079 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 61079 real estate data, the median home value of $105,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 61079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 188 100%
 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 36 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 16 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 19%
 Households Vacant 11 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 9%
 For Sale Only 1 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 3 100%
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 $40,625 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 61079 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 41 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 18 22%
 No Earnings 23 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 41 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 18 22%
 No Earnings 23 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 48 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 4%
 Worked at Home 2 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61079 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 25 71%
 Associate's degree 5 14%
 Bachelor's degree 5 14%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 33 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61079

ZIP Code 61079 is in the Shirland Ccsd 134 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61079.

Shirland C C School
8020 North St
Shirland, IL 61079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shirland Ccsd 134 School District

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