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ZIP Code 61251

Primary City:Fenton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Whiteside County
Timezone: Central (1:44am)
Coordinates:41.73, -90.09
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61251. 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 61251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61251, 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:
Fenton, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61251 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 61251 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61251 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 347
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 148
Median Home Value $195,000
Land Area 17.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 137
Median Household Income $58,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1016101149971412121519851116
Female71713851061111178151674571
Total17332319919151825292030351591687

Gender

 Male 179 52%
 Female 168 48%
Gender

Race

 White 342 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21220263514166
Renter14100000
Total31621263514166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 100 73%
 Single Guardian 12 9%
 Singles 21 15%
 Singles With Roommate 4 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 93 68%
 Households with Kids 44 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02234315333310224122
Female12104323505332321110
Total14338638838642545232

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61251 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61251 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61251 real estate data, the median home value of $195,000 is slightly higher 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 61251. Rentals in 61251 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 347 100%
 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 90 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 41 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 4%
 Households Vacant 11 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 18%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 55%
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 13 100%
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 $58,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61251 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 61251 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 61251 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 95 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 38%
 No Earnings 79 28%
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 95 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 38%
 No Earnings 79 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 142 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 22 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 8%
 High School Graduate 119 75%
 Associate's degree 27 17%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 42 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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