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ZIP Code 61272

Primary City:New Boston, IL (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Central (6:49am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -91.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61272

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61272. 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 61272. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61272, 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:
New Boston, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61272 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61272 is located in northwest Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 61272 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61272 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,504
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 741
Median Home Value $81,900
Land Area 90.13 sq mi
Water Area 5.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 626
Median Household Income $51,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male47384834334344413455756249473733155
Female585642334346344034666162524341261611
Total10594906776897881681211361241019078593116

Gender

 Male 740 49%
 Female 764 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,485 98.7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11495212311286597
Renter15272325141265
Total267675148126986512

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 364 58%
 Single Guardian 77 12%
 Singles 154 25%
 Singles With Roommate 31 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 458 73%
 Households with Kids 168 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male911101348135881013892961077
Female71416119131491112116856637118
Total16252624132127141920211916148159171815

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61272 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61272 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61272 real estate data, the median home value of $81,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61272 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61272 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61272 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,504 100%
 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 273 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 226 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 127 17%
 Households Vacant 115 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 11 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 6%
 1 Bedroom 6 5%
 2 Bedroom 12 9%
 3+ Bedroom 102 80%
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 $51,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61272 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. 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 61272. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 488 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 23%
 No Earnings 449 37%
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 488 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 23%
 No Earnings 449 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 630 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 2%
 Worked at Home 41 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 50 10%
 High School Graduate 393 79%
 Associate's degree 29 6%
 Bachelor's degree 27 5%
 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 187 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61272

ZIP Code 61272 is in the Mercer County School District 404. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61272.

New Boston Elementary School
301 Jefferson St
New Boston, IL 61272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District 404

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