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ZIP Code 61261

Primary City:Lyndon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Whiteside County
Timezone: Central (6:47am)
Coordinates:41.73, -89.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61261. 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 61261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61261, 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:
Lyndon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61261 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 61261 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61261 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 975
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 421
Median Home Value $85,900
Land Area 17.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 384
Median Household Income $54,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male303034402820242828544038462420681
Female2320423427191534283849394824111375
Total53507674553939625692897794483119156

Gender

 Male 499 51%
 Female 476 49%
Gender

Race

 White 946 97.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 20 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner92442748652216
Renter513112210540
Total143753969657256

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 227 59%
 Single Guardian 45 12%
 Singles 90 23%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 263 68%
 Households with Kids 121 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male688448765367810616104411
Female74443425667111177785710
Total13121287129111191318191713231891121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61261 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61261 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61261 real estate data, the median home value of $85,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61261 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61261 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 975 100%
 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 189 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 17%
 Households Vacant 37 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 50 38%
 3+ Bedroom 80 62%
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 $54,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61261 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61261 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 61261 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 302 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 29%
 No Earnings 219 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 302 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 29%
 No Earnings 219 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 457 98.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 2 0.4%
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 18 5%
 High School Graduate 274 80%
 Associate's degree 26 8%
 Bachelor's degree 14 4%
 Master's degree 12 3%
 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 127 90.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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