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ZIP Code 61523

Primary City:Chillicothe, IL (View All Cities)
County: Peoria County
Timezone: Central (5:15pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.9, -89.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61523. 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 61523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61523, 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:
Chillicothe, IL
Unacceptable:
Edgewater Terrace, Galena Knolls, Holmes Center, North Hampton, Renchville, Rome Heights, South Rome, Vets Row, Vonachen Knolls

Stats and Demographics for the 61523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61523 is located in north 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 61523 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61523 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,204
Population Density 210 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,842
Median Home Value $128,600
Land Area 53.39 sq mi
Water Area 2.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,562
Median Household Income $57,399

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35136235341329331730332737042439742941527017615210273
Female288362362389246286344339395412451419391280210181173149
Total639724715802539603647666765836848848806550386333275222

Gender

 Male 5,527 49%
 Female 5,677 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,881 97.1%
 Black Or African American 43 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
 Asian 34 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 89 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 128 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner56402600767858496378119
Renter84180176178118794427
Total140582776945976575422146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,518 55%
 Single Guardian 654 14%
 Singles 1,170 26%
 Singles With Roommate 220 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,145 69%
 Households with Kids 1,417 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6076767758628588697155786386798189976771
Female59575358947164696482715079808890102505955
Total119133129135152133149157133153126128142166167171191147126126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61523 has a small 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 61523 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 61523 real estate data, the median home value of $128,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61523 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,096 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,375 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,301 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 886 18%
 Households Vacant 280 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 21.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.1%
 For Sale Only 66 23.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 7.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 11.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 35.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 9%
 1 Bedroom 180 18%
 2 Bedroom 578 57%
 3+ Bedroom 165 16%
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 $57,399 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61523 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 61523 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,730 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,201 24%
 No Earnings 3,132 35%
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 3,730 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,201 24%
 No Earnings 3,132 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,872 94.4%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 2.0%
 Worked at Home 147 2.8%
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 409 10.2%
 High School Graduate 2,401 59.8%
 Associate's degree 414 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 551 13.7%
 Master's degree 178 4.4%
 Professional school degree 29 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,671 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 212 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 217 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61523

ZIP Code 61523 is in the Il Valley Central Usd 321 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61523.

South Elementary School
616 West Hickory St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Il Valley Central Usd 321 School District
Chillicothe Elementary Center
914 West Truitt Ave
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Il Valley Central Usd 321 School District
Chillicothe Jr High School
914 West Truitt Ave
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Il Valley Central Usd 321 School District
Il Valley Central High School
1300 West Sycamore St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Il Valley Central Usd 321 School District
St Edward School
1221 N 5th St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Baptist Academy
1028 W Cloverdale Rd
Chillicothe, IL 61523
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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