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ZIP Code 61238

Primary City:Cambridge, IL (View All Cities)
County: Henry County
Timezone: Central (3:50am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -90.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61238. 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 61238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61238, 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:
Cambridge, IL
Unacceptable:
Munson, Ulah, Weller

Stats and Demographics for the 61238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61238 is located in northwest 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 61238 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 extremely 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 61238 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,247
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,388
Median Home Value $121,700
Land Area 103.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,279
Median Household Income $56,520

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10011790999599951191061221451141196367423219
Female83106106108798691108911071381071258174503727
Total183223196207174185186227197229283221244144141926946

Gender

 Male 1,643 51%
 Female 1,604 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,155 97.2%
 Black Or African American 36 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 15 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1610716222122715310233
Renter165350563920168
Total3216021227726617311841

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 813 64%
 Single Guardian 110 9%
 Singles 301 24%
 Singles With Roommate 55 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 891 70%
 Households with Kids 388 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1520252522211527321624102020172520261118
Female1615162027171820242218292611282024201611
Total3135414549383347563842394631454544462729

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61238 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61238 real estate data, the median home value of $121,700 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 61238. Rentals in 61238 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,151 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 96 3%
 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 658 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 363 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 258 19%
 Households Vacant 109 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 20 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 10%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 11%
 1 Bedroom 15 8%
 2 Bedroom 103 58%
 3+ Bedroom 42 23%
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 $56,520 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61238 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. Most commuters in 61238 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,018 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 602 26%
 No Earnings 737 31%
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 1,018 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 602 26%
 No Earnings 737 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,316 91.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 5.4%
 Worked at Home 33 2.3%
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 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 151 16%
 High School Graduate 581 61%
 Associate's degree 64 7%
 Bachelor's degree 100 10%
 Master's degree 53 6%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 468 94.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61238

ZIP Code 61238 is in the Cambridge Community Unit School District 227. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61238.

Cambridge Comm Grade School
312 South West St
Cambridge, IL 61238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cambridge Community Unit School District 227
Cambridge Jr/Sr High School
300 South West St
Cambridge, IL 61238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cambridge Community Unit School District 227

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