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ZIP Code 61488

Primary City:Wataga, IL (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Central (3:52pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.02, -90.34
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61488

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61488. 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 61488. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61488, 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:
Wataga, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61488 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61488 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 61488 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61488 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,120
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 499
Median Home Value $84,800
Land Area 25.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 457
Median Household Income $41,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3035464529244624363841543331211675
Female252841352425323823355452424019201610
Total5563878053497862597395106757140362315

Gender

 Male 561 50%
 Female 559 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,088 97.1%
 Black Or African American 9 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner128497787693911
Renter1432171215330
Total15606689102724211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 249 54%
 Single Guardian 83 18%
 Singles 103 23%
 Singles With Roommate 22 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 309 68%
 Households with Kids 148 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male558211536101010591215897610
Female75444735967910961045104
Total12101261512611191617141921211813121614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61488 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61488 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61488 real estate data, the median home value of $84,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61488 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61488 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61488 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,120 100%
 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 226 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 135 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 96 19%
 Households Vacant 42 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 22%
 2 Bedroom 56 53%
 3+ Bedroom 26 25%
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 $41,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61488 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, 61488 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. More commuters in 61488 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 405 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 29%
 No Earnings 234 26%
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 405 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 29%
 No Earnings 234 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 590 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 3%
 Worked at Home 6 1%
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 24 7%
 High School Graduate 257 70%
 Associate's degree 17 5%
 Bachelor's degree 64 17%
 Master's degree 6 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 187 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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