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ZIP Code 61242

Primary City:Cordova, IL (View All Cities)
County: Rock Island County
Timezone: Central (10:35am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.71, -90.28
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61242. 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 61242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61242, 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:
Cordova, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61242 is located in northwest 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 61242 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61242 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,145
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 521
Median Home Value $146,800
Land Area 31.38 sq mi
Water Area 2.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 475
Median Household Income $64,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26414046282631333252524457382317175
Female152230371829223230505051532522191913
Total416370834655536562102102951106345363618

Gender

 Male 608 53%
 Female 537 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,114 97.3%
 Black Or African American 7 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131599293653210
Renter4131020178173
Total54469112110734913

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 276 58%
 Single Guardian 55 12%
 Singles 115 24%
 Singles With Roommate 29 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 346 73%
 Households with Kids 129 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5455158675712966151012544
Female2234736425541156812832
Total768922111211712171317112118241376

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61242 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61242 real estate data, the median home value of $146,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61242. Rentals in 61242 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,145 100%
 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 251 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 18%
 Households Vacant 46 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 8%
 2 Bedroom 40 61%
 3+ Bedroom 21 32%
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 $64,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61242 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61242 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 61242 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 384 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 27%
 No Earnings 275 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 384 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 248 27%
 No Earnings 275 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 557 99.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.5%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 17 4%
 High School Graduate 255 64%
 Associate's degree 38 10%
 Bachelor's degree 57 14%
 Master's degree 24 6%
 Professional school degree 8 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 116 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 19.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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