Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 61278

Primary City:Rapids City, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Rock Island County
Timezone: Central (4:33am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.59, -90.29
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61278. 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 61278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61278, 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:
Rapids City, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61278 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 61278 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 61278 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 412
Population Density 408 people per sq mi
Housing Units 184
Median Home Value $181,300
Land Area 1.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 169
Median Household Income $91,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male818111091111117171916201911723
Female1110121259121013201616221311523
Total1928232214202321203735324232221246

Gender

 Male 210 51%
 Female 202 49%
Gender

Race

 White 397 96.4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1131735383073
Renter25653301
Total3182340413374

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 106 63%
 Single Guardian 18 11%
 Singles 34 20%
 Singles With Roommate 11 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 123 73%
 Households with Kids 46 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30311185323312122233
Female11331411323205232230
Total41642596646517354463

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61278 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61278 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 61278 real estate data, the median home value of $181,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61278. Rentals in 61278 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 412 100%
 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 83 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 61 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 25 14%
 Households Vacant 15 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 20%
 2 Bedroom 8 80%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $91,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61278 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, 61278 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61278 can expect to fall in that range. 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 93 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 29%
 No Earnings 65 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 93 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 29%
 No Earnings 65 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 134 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61278 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 4 4%
 High School Graduate 37 38%
 Associate's degree 8 8%
 Bachelor's degree 22 22%
 Master's degree 5 5%
 Professional school degree 6 6%
 Doctorate degree 16 16%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 70 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes