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ZIP Code 61081

Primary City:Sterling, IL (View All Cities)
County: Whiteside County
Timezone: Central (10:41am)
Coordinates:41.8, -89.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61081. 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 61081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61081, 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:
Sterling, IL
Acceptable:
Coleta

Stats and Demographics for the 61081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61081 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 61081 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61081 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,934
Population Density 178 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,616
Median Home Value $95,400
Land Area 123.54 sq mi
Water Area 2.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,833
Median Household Income $46,846

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male721721765754641600640647653753816768608431365314225210
Female680724779736577623596657677776857835609486435440343472
Total1,4011,4451,5441,4901,2181,2231,2361,3041,3301,5291,6731,6031,217917800754568682

Gender

 Male 10,632 48%
 Female 11,302 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,906 86.2%
 Black Or African American 528 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.3%
 Asian 156 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,536 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 732 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner746009171,3281,348877731295
Renter321550460447318177193197
Total3951,1501,3771,7751,6661,054924492

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,271 48%
 Single Guardian 1,549 18%
 Singles 2,566 29%
 Singles With Roommate 447 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,044 68%
 Households with Kids 2,789 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male111158149169125145155139157171154159144137149150173146136123
Female136146144112150128164138144153155148160163150171148137130108
Total247304293281275273319277301324309307304300299321321283266231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61081 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 61081 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 61081 real estate data, the median home value of $95,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61081 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61081 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,507 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 333 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 94 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,977 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,193 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,663 28%
 Households Vacant 783 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 283 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 144 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 254 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 151 6%
 1 Bedroom 731 31%
 2 Bedroom 823 35%
 3+ Bedroom 625 27%
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 $46,846 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61081 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. More commuters in 61081 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 6,822 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,329 25%
 No Earnings 5,951 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 6,822 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,329 25%
 No Earnings 5,951 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,229 92.8%
 Public transportation 56 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 34 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 440 4.4%
 Worked at Home 186 1.9%
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 1,079 15.2%
 High School Graduate 4,030 56.8%
 Associate's degree 597 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 875 12.3%
 Master's degree 319 4.5%
 Professional school degree 193 2.7%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,484 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 565 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 329 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61081

ZIP Code 61081 is in the Bi-County Special Educ Coop School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61081.

Bi-County Sp Ed Preschool Program
506 West 4th St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bi-County Special Educ Coop School District
Franklin Elementary School
1510 East 25th St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Jefferson Elementary School
806 East Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Lincoln Elementary School
1501 East 6th St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Washington Elementary School
815 West Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Challand Middle School
1700 6th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Regional Safe School Program
1001 West 23rd St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whiteside Roe School District
Whiteside Area Career Center
1608 5th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whiteside Area Career School District
Sterling High School
1608 4th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sterling Community Unit School District 5
Newman Central Catholic School
1101 W 23rd St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Mary School & Community Middle School
6 W 6th St
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Lutheran School
2000 18th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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