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ZIP Code 61279

Primary City:Reynolds, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:31am)
Coordinates:41.3, -90.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61279. 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 61279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61279, 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:
Reynolds, IL
Unacceptable:
Marston, Perryton

Stats and Demographics for the 61279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61279 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 61279 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61279 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,061
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 447
Median Home Value $121,200
Land Area 42.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 420
Median Household Income $52,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male163749392431242831474245372217191213
Female323141412222272940473743292718161214
Total486890804653515771947988664935352427

Gender

 Male 533 50%
 Female 528 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,048 98.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner535458374413820
Renter1017161613061
Total1552619987414421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 271 65%
 Single Guardian 47 11%
 Singles 86 20%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 277 66%
 Households with Kids 143 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44425681171361210831191064
Female486844977118561114514443
Total8121010910171814241417161917162314107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61279 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61279 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61279 real estate data, the median home value of $121,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61279 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61279 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,061 100%
 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 192 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 79 18%
 Households Vacant 27 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 2 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 10%
 2 Bedroom 13 19%
 3+ Bedroom 47 70%
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 $52,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61279 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 61279 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 387 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 182 25%
 No Earnings 160 22%
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 387 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 182 25%
 No Earnings 160 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 501 96.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.4%
 Worked at Home 15 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61279 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 10 3%
 High School Graduate 211 70%
 Associate's degree 39 13%
 Bachelor's degree 39 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 318 91.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 2.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61279

ZIP Code 61279 is in the Rockridge Community Unit School District 300. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61279.

Reynolds Elementary School
705 Edgington St
Reynolds, IL 61279
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rockridge Community Unit School District 300

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