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ZIP Code 61542

Primary City:Lewistown, IL (View All Cities)
County: Fulton County
Timezone: Central (8:24am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.4, -90.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61542. 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 61542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61542, 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:
Lewistown, IL
Unacceptable:
Little America

Stats and Demographics for the 61542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61542 is located in west Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 61542 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,794
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,794
Median Home Value $77,900
Land Area 114.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,605
Median Household Income $44,325

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8610011210610010110511713713013816013111591475038
Female91108120109107909011111912714017011612285806283
Total177208232215207191195228256257278330247237176127112121

Gender

 Male 1,864 49%
 Female 1,930 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,729 98.3%
 Black Or African American 27 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1310518020527220313368
Renter3367757674483419
Total4617225528134625116787

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 834 52%
 Single Guardian 219 14%
 Singles 470 29%
 Singles With Roommate 82 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,184 74%
 Households with Kids 421 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1914211221132124212722171432212023231922
Female1626181425201534142022272823261721291625
Total3540392646333658354744444255473744523547

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61542 real estate data, the median home value of $77,900 is low 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 61542. Rentals in 61542 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 61542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,661 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 73 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 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 645 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 534 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 426 24%
 Households Vacant 189 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 46 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 103 31%
 2 Bedroom 121 36%
 3+ Bedroom 109 33%
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 $44,325 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61542 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 61542 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. Most commuters in 61542 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,116 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 881 27%
 No Earnings 1,243 38%
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 1,116 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 881 27%
 No Earnings 1,243 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,510 91.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 6.9%
 Worked at Home 16 1.0%
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. 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 231 15.5%
 High School Graduate 949 63.6%
 Associate's degree 143 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 147 9.9%
 Master's degree 13 0.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 554 96.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 1.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61542

ZIP Code 61542 is in the West Central Il Spec Educ Coop School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61542.

New Horizons
315 South Illinois St
Lewistown, IL 61542
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: West Central Il Spec Educ Coop School District
Central Elementary School
15501 East Ave L
Lewistown, IL 61542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lewistown Community Unit School District 97
Lewistown Elementary School
15501 East Ave L
Lewistown, IL 61542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewistown Community Unit School District 97
Lewistown High School
15205 North State 100 Hwy
Lewistown, IL 61542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lewistown Community Unit School District 97

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