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ZIP Code 61285

Primary City:Thomson, IL (View All Cities)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Central (10:23am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -90.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61285

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61285. 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 61285. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61285, 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:
Thomson, IL
Unacceptable:
Thompson

Stats and Demographics for the 61285 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61285 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 61285 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61285 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,631
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 902
Median Home Value $101,400
Land Area 39.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 703
Median Household Income $45,109

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male523832494150424942466674775051381610
Female383348433549332940568065725151392719
Total907180927699757882102146139149101102774329

Gender

 Male 823 50%
 Female 808 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,570 96.3%
 Black Or African American 25 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.5%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1044591071441137722
Renter113320231412122
Total2177791301581258924

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 401 57%
 Single Guardian 79 11%
 Singles 191 27%
 Singles With Roommate 32 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 535 76%
 Households with Kids 168 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61111688711495864510101685
Female7512868658810101288910793
Total131623141416131612171518181213192023178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61285 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61285 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 61285 real estate data, the median home value of $101,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61285 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61285 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61285 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,601 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 30 2%
 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 311 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 265 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 127 14%
 Households Vacant 199 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 1%
 1 Bedroom 40 28%
 2 Bedroom 62 44%
 3+ Bedroom 37 26%
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 $45,109 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61285 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61285 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 470 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 353 27%
 No Earnings 490 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 470 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 353 27%
 No Earnings 490 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 654 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 24 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 64 10.2%
 High School Graduate 422 67.3%
 Associate's degree 68 10.8%
 Bachelor's degree 29 4.6%
 Master's degree 37 5.9%
 Professional school degree 5 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 228 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61285

ZIP Code 61285 is in the West Carroll Community Unit School District 314. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61285.

West Carroll Intermediate School
801 South St
Thomson, IL 61285
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Carroll Community Unit School District 314

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