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ZIP Code 61501

Primary City:Astoria, IL (View All Cities)
County: Fulton County
Timezone: Central (6:30pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -90.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61501. 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 61501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61501, 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:
Astoria, IL
Unacceptable:
Summum

Stats and Demographics for the 61501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61501 is located in west 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 61501 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,921
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 900
Median Home Value $59,300
Land Area 77.62 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 778
Median Household Income $38,631

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male587459824453495863687072633145302621
Female554946624559565155617174644940464230
Total113123105144891121051091181291411461278085766851

Gender

 Male 966 50%
 Female 955 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,898 98.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1372104126133957822
Renter142421261961510
Total27961251521521019332

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 437 56%
 Single Guardian 112 14%
 Singles 202 26%
 Singles With Roommate 27 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 540 69%
 Households with Kids 238 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male111291116101792211109151419141714189
Female79197781213981569813111614814
Total1821281823182922311925152422322533282623

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61501 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 61501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61501 real estate data, the median home value of $59,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,880 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 41 2%
 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 326 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 317 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 135 15%
 Households Vacant 122 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 23 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 6%
 1 Bedroom 19 12%
 2 Bedroom 88 58%
 3+ Bedroom 37 24%
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 $38,631 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61501 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. However, that is not the case in 61501. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 525 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 421 28%
 No Earnings 549 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 525 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 421 28%
 No Earnings 549 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 698 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 3%
 Worked at Home 14 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 76 12.1%
 High School Graduate 435 69.3%
 Associate's degree 41 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 62 9.9%
 Master's degree 9 1.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 365 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61501

ZIP Code 61501 is in the Astoria Community Unit School District 1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61501.

Astoria Elementary School
402 North Jefferson St
Astoria, IL 61501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Astoria Community Unit School District 1
Astoria Junior High School
402 North Jefferson St
Astoria, IL 61501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Astoria Community Unit School District 1
Astoria High School
402 North Jefferson St
Astoria, IL 61501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Astoria Community Unit School District 1

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