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ZIP Code 61262

Primary City:Lynn Center, IL (View All Cities)
County: Henry County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.28, -90.37
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61262

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61262. 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 61262. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61262, 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:
Lynn Center, IL
Unacceptable:
Lynn, Swedona

Stats and Demographics for the 61262 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61262 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 61262 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 61262 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,188
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 492
Median Home Value $159,200
Land Area 43.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 473
Median Household Income $70,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39524131232636342446486151332815118
Female303438311525393233585248463726151012
Total698679623851756657104100109977054302120

Gender

 Male 607 51%
 Female 581 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,170 98.5%
 Black Or African American 5 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2445486107733414
Renter4158197312
Total65962105114763516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 319 67%
 Single Guardian 43 9%
 Singles 90 19%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 334 71%
 Households with Kids 139 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8971286111314116969855586
Female10312376597671366895453
Total18121915151216222117132212151614109139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61262 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61262 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61262 real estate data, the median home value of $159,200 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 61262. Rentals in 61262 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61262 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,188 100%
 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 245 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 169 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 12%
 Households Vacant 19 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 52%
 2 Bedroom 3 11%
 3+ Bedroom 10 37%
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 $70,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61262 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 61262 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. In 61262 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 537 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 218 19%
 No Earnings 369 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 537 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 218 19%
 No Earnings 369 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 574 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 132 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61262 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 14 3%
 High School Graduate 281 61%
 Associate's degree 63 14%
 Bachelor's degree 68 15%
 Master's degree 37 8%
 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 230 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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