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ZIP Code 61480

Primary City:Stronghurst, IL (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Central (8:40am)
Coordinates:40.76, -90.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61480

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61480. 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 61480. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61480, 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:
Stronghurst, IL
Unacceptable:
Decorra, Hopper, Olena

Stats and Demographics for the 61480 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61480 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 61480 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61480 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,324
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 594
Median Home Value $82,200
Land Area 63.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 525
Median Household Income $41,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male364639473635263231565245333133171413
Female424445403836293738584436333632293451
Total7890848774715569691149681666765464864

Gender

 Male 622 47%
 Female 702 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,306 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9304110074604823
Renter182522261712146
Total27556312691726229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 288 55%
 Single Guardian 82 16%
 Singles 141 27%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 355 68%
 Households with Kids 170 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81277798913948810111012774
Female81394913212889111079711948
Total1625161116221021211713191817201723161112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61480 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61480 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61480 real estate data, the median home value of $82,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61480 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61480 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61480 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,273 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 4%
 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 211 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 174 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 140 24%
 Households Vacant 69 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 10%
 2 Bedroom 95 49%
 3+ Bedroom 78 40%
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 $41,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61480 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61480 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 61480 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 539 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 306 25%
 No Earnings 384 31%
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 539 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 306 25%
 No Earnings 384 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 710 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 4%
 Worked at Home 9 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 38 8.6%
 High School Graduate 270 61.1%
 Associate's degree 24 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 99 22.4%
 Master's degree 8 1.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 259 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61480

ZIP Code 61480 is in the West Central Community Unit School District 235. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61480.

West Central Middle School
217 West South St
Stronghurst, IL 61480
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Central Community Unit School District 235

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