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ZIP Code 61401

Primary City:Galesburg, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:10pm)
Coordinates:40.9, -90.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61401. 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 61401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61401, 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:
Galesburg, IL
Unacceptable:
Henderson Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 61401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61401 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 61401 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61401 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,788
Population Density 304 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,516
Median Home Value $76,700
Land Area 114.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,106
Median Household Income $34,779

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9699789501,2031,5031,2981,2031,0691,0821,2031,2451,1841,023784607495386377
Female8969918531,2221,3669128878419111,0661,2341,2731,040896720708654759
Total1,8651,9691,8032,4252,8692,2102,0901,9101,9932,2692,4792,4572,0631,6801,3271,2031,0401,136

Gender

 Male 17,559 50%
 Female 17,229 50%
Gender

Race

 White 28,617 82.3%
 Black Or African American 3,720 10.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.2%
 Asian 291 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 966 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,105 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner997571,1161,7372,0851,5021,151453
Renter6811,067790857625458411317
Total7801,8241,9062,5942,7101,9601,562770

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,562 39%
 Single Guardian 2,500 18%
 Singles 5,142 36%
 Singles With Roommate 902 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,481 74%
 Households with Kids 3,625 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male192187200208188196194203197168191192218181207193217240346370
Female167198175179214183220186188189178174157155175197186266398322
Total359385375387402379414389385357369366375336382390403506744692

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61401 real estate data, the median home value of $76,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,017 89.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,934 5.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 485 1.4%
 Other Institutional 27 0.1%
 College Student Housing 1,094 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 209 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,083 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,817 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,206 34%
 Households Vacant 1,410 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 487 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 227 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 86 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 501 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 235 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,651 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,926 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,529 29%
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 $34,779 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61401 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. More commuters in 61401 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,744 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,977 24%
 No Earnings 13,075 45%
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 8,744 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,977 24%
 No Earnings 13,075 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,724 88.8%
 Public transportation 115 0.9%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,000 7.6%
 Worked at Home 329 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,264 19%
 High School Graduate 6,797 57%
 Associate's degree 897 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,177 10%
 Master's degree 590 5%
 Professional school degree 104 1%
 Doctorate degree 200 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,717 86.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 438 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 300 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61401

ZIP Code 61401 is in the Knox Roe School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61401.

Knox County Academy
1054 East Losey St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Knox Roe School District
Cooke School
849 South Henderson St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Nielson Elementary School
547 North Farnham St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Churchill Jr High School
905 Maple Ave
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Steele School
1480 West Main St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Silas Willard Elementary School
495 East Fremont St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Lombard Jr High School
1220 East Knox St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
King School
1018 South Farnham St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Gale School
1131 West Dayton St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Bright Futures Pre-K Prog
932 Harrison St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Galesburg Area Vocational Center
1135 West Fremont St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galesburg Area Voc Ctr School District
Knox County Academy (evening Diploma Program)
1054 East Losey St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox Roe School District
Galesburg High School
1135 West Fremont St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
Costa Catholic School
2726 Costa Dr
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Galesburg Christian School Assoc
1881 E Fremont St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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