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ZIP Code 61243

Primary City:Deer Grove, IL (View All Cities)
County: Whiteside County
Timezone: Central (8:25pm)
Coordinates:41.62, -89.68
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61243. 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 61243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61243, 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:
Deer Grove, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61243 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 61243 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61243 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 264
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 104
Median Home Value $156,300
Land Area 27.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 93
Median Household Income $52,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male76131175351381871141420
Female782113514111111138636650
Total141434241267162419311517771070

Gender

 Male 125 47%
 Female 139 53%
Gender

Race

 White 247 93.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.4%
 Other Race 5 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 8 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner051421176120
Renter20652120
Total252026197140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 62 67%
 Single Guardian 7 8%
 Singles 17 18%
 Singles With Roommate 7 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 60 65%
 Households with Kids 33 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12020301232503233212
Female02210312232664235120
Total142306134641167468332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61243 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61243 real estate data, the median home value of $156,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61243. Rentals in 61243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 264 100%
 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 43 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 32 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 17%
 Households Vacant 11 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 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 8 29%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 20 71%
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 $52,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61243 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 61243 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 61243 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 62 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 57 32%
 No Earnings 59 33%
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 62 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 57 32%
 No Earnings 59 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 89 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 2 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 27 23%
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 8 11%
 High School Graduate 41 55%
 Associate's degree 6 8%
 Bachelor's degree 19 26%
 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 39 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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