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ZIP Code 61531

Primary City:Farmington, IL (View All Cities)
County: Fulton County
Timezone: Central (2:28pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.66, -90.04
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61531. 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 61531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61531, 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:
Farmington, IL
Acceptable:
Middlegrove

Stats and Demographics for the 61531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61531 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 61531 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61531 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,379
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,469
Median Home Value $106,300
Land Area 56.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,330
Median Household Income $50,766

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male901341441116989105101105114127941048349373939
Female8411910712483881011021181181331111068057636685
Total174253251235152177206203223232260205210163106100105124

Gender

 Male 1,634 48%
 Female 1,745 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,308 97.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner813618222620715011053
Renter1361555130221610
Total2119723727723717212663

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 724 54%
 Single Guardian 191 14%
 Singles 368 28%
 Singles With Roommate 47 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 888 67%
 Households with Kids 442 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1913211928292328262531323026192627211819
Female2218171115262426281719232721292929181924
Total4131383043554754544250555747485556393743

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61531 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 61531 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61531 real estate data, the median home value of $106,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61531. Rentals in 61531 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,292 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 87 3%
 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 632 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 440 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 258 18%
 Households Vacant 139 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 26 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 49 29%
 2 Bedroom 56 33%
 3+ Bedroom 66 39%
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 $50,766 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61531 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 61531. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,089 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 26%
 No Earnings 870 33%
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 1,089 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 26%
 No Earnings 870 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,503 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 2%
 Worked at Home 41 3%
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 87 7%
 High School Graduate 790 68%
 Associate's degree 92 8%
 Bachelor's degree 186 16%
 Master's degree 13 1%
 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 534 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61531

ZIP Code 61531 is in the Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61531.

Farmington Central Jr High School
300 North Lightfoot Rd
Farmington, IL 61531
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
Farmington Central Elementary School
108 North Lightfoot Rd
Farmington, IL 61531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
Farmington Central High School
310 North Lightfoot Rd
Farmington, IL 61531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265

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