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ZIP Code 61561

Primary City:Roanoke, IL (View All Cities)
County: Woodford County
Timezone: Central (8:21pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.81, -89.20
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61561. 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 61561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61561, 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:
Roanoke, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61561 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 61561 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61561 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,788
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,120
Median Home Value $126,300
Land Area 55.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,060
Median Household Income $57,473

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
Male829911496848471677111611197745251543218
Female8776113101598577658896103108645655476273
Total1691752271971431691481321592122142051381081061019491

Gender

 Male 1,373 49%
 Female 1,415 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,735 98.1%
 Black Or African American 23 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1410611820117710511238
Renter1741244019151914
Total3114714224119612013152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 655 62%
 Single Guardian 113 11%
 Singles 263 25%
 Singles With Roommate 29 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 712 67%
 Households with Kids 348 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1621101816261520222515232823181827151818
Female237202016101419171825272518151833201519
Total3928303832362939394340505341333660353337

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61561 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 61561 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61561 real estate data, the median home value of $126,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61561 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,731 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 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 526 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 345 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 189 17%
 Households Vacant 60 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 26%
 2 Bedroom 114 49%
 3+ Bedroom 57 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 $57,473 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61561 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61561 can expect to fall in that range. 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 885 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 35%
 No Earnings 605 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 885 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 35%
 No Earnings 605 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,338 93.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 4.3%
 Worked at Home 30 2.1%
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 66 7%
 High School Graduate 603 64%
 Associate's degree 83 9%
 Bachelor's degree 161 17%
 Master's degree 23 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 472 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61561

ZIP Code 61561 is in the Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61561.

Sowers Elementary School
202 West High St
Roanoke, IL 61561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60
Roanoke-Benson High School
208 West High St
Roanoke, IL 61561
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60
Linn Mennonite Christian School
1594 County Road 1700 N
Roanoke, IL 61561
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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