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ZIP Code 61260

Primary City:Joy, IL (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Central (5:57am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -90.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61260

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61260. 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 61260. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61260, 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:
Joy, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61260 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 61260 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is 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 slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61260 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 856
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 392
Median Home Value $80,900
Land Area 58.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 355
Median Household Income $62,025

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2418303426222426233631333223171763
Female3335232522152819403423282130261649
Total575353594837524563705461535343331012

Gender

 Male 425 50%
 Female 431 50%
Gender

Race

 White 847 98.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner43048566153299
Renter815101110551
Total1245586771583410

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 214 60%
 Single Guardian 43 12%
 Singles 87 25%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 252 71%
 Households with Kids 103 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male36633344439864796661
Female5471184661113748356742
Total810131411710101541215101210141213103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61260 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61260 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61260 real estate data, the median home value of $80,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61260 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61260 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 856 100%
 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 164 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 126 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 17%
 Households Vacant 37 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 6 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 8%
 3+ Bedroom 59 92%
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 $62,025 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61260 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 61260 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. However, that is not the case in 61260. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 304 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 33%
 No Earnings 167 24%
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 304 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 33%
 No Earnings 167 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 393 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 4%
 Worked at Home 43 9%
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 20 6.3%
 High School Graduate 241 76.5%
 Associate's degree 15 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 37 11.7%
 Master's degree 2 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61260

ZIP Code 61260 is in the Mercer County School District 404. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61260.

Mercer County Jr High School
203 North Washington St
Joy, IL 61260
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mercer County School District 404

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