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ZIP Code 61603

Primary City:Peoria, IL (View All Cities)
County: Peoria County
Timezone: Central (4:51am)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.71, -89.57
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61603. 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 61603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61603, 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:
Peoria, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61603 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 61603 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61603 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,600
Population Density 4,100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,731
Median Home Value $75,500
Land Area 4.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,584
Median Household Income $34,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male826714686719644716643546551534591471324205139947055
Female75571969769475476870062551057961749636026617213896126
Total1,5811,4331,3831,4131,3981,4841,3431,1711,0611,1131,208967684471311232166181

Gender

 Male 8,528 48%
 Female 9,072 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,722 49.6%
 Black Or African American 6,687 38.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 117 0.7%
 Asian 169 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 900 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,004 5.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner80553631773702404220109
Renter3438796256513551507237
Total4231,4321,2561,4241,057554292146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,849 28%
 Single Guardian 2,112 32%
 Singles 2,083 32%
 Singles With Roommate 540 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,127 63%
 Households with Kids 2,457 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male153167166169170126157139122140145129149123156142148136137120
Female159135145144138156145130150157139121134146134160143118139139
Total312302311313308282302269272297284250283269290302291254276259

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61603 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61603 real estate data, the median home value of $75,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61603 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,256 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 24 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 123 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 197 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,519 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 953 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,112 40%
 Households Vacant 1,147 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 513 44.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.8%
 For Sale Only 138 12.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 465 40.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 5%
 1 Bedroom 686 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,065 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,164 38%
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 $34,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61603 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. Residents in ZIP code 61603 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61603 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. More commuters in 61603 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 4,802 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,250 27%
 No Earnings 4,025 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 4,802 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,250 27%
 No Earnings 4,025 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,937 87.6%
 Public transportation 422 6.2%
 Taxicab 4 0.1%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 294 4.3%
 Worked at Home 115 1.7%
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 687 16.3%
 High School Graduate 2,442 58.0%
 Associate's degree 367 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 514 12.2%
 Master's degree 141 3.3%
 Professional school degree 23 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,551 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 209 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 571 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61603

ZIP Code 61603 is in the Peoria Roe School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61603.

Greeley Alternative School
1800 NE Perry Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Peoria Roe School District
Woodruff Career & Tech Center
1800 NE Perry Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Peoria School District 150
Lincoln Middle School
700 Mary St
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
Glen Oak Comm Learning Cntr
2100 North Wisconsin Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
Irving Primary School
519 NE Glendale Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
Von Steuben Middle School
801 East Forrest Hill Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
Peoria Christian School
3506 N California Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Methodist Family Child Care
415 NE Saint Mark Ct Ste 1
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kiefer School
404 N E Madison Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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