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ZIP Code 61606

Primary City:Peoria, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Main|Moss Bradley
County: Peoria County
Timezone: Central (4:24pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.70, -89.61
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61606. 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 61606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61606, 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 61606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61606 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 61606 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61606 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,051
Population Density 6,044 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,998
Median Home Value $99,900
Land Area 1.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,568
Median Household Income $35,904

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1731581766081,2502821931621641791361481146350262713
Female1731751818401,3042191581621331751411471087048383225
Total3463333571,4482,55450135132429735427729522213398645938

Gender

 Male 3,922 49%
 Female 4,129 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,720 71.0%
 Black Or African American 1,655 20.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 269 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 131 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 250 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner431431792092161317530
Renter71829218817811630173
Total7614353673873321619233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 608 24%
 Single Guardian 420 16%
 Singles 868 34%
 Singles With Roommate 672 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,015 78%
 Households with Kids 553 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4136322927333138293832323737312732179339302
Female3630313932263741393437324137293826297450354
Total7766636859596879687269647874606558476789656

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61606 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 61606 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61606 real estate data, the median home value of $99,900 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 61606. Rentals in 61606 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,452 80.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,594 19.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 764 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 262 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,542 51%
 Households Vacant 430 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 216 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 37 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 9%
 1 Bedroom 412 30%
 2 Bedroom 338 25%
 3+ Bedroom 497 36%
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 $35,904 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61606 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. 61606 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 61606 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,562 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,101 58%
 No Earnings 1,405 20%
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 1,562 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,101 58%
 No Earnings 1,405 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,816 70.9%
 Public transportation 165 4.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 775 19.5%
 Worked at Home 202 5.1%
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 109 7%
 High School Graduate 733 48%
 Associate's degree 96 6%
 Bachelor's degree 278 18%
 Master's degree 137 9%
 Professional school degree 118 8%
 Doctorate degree 44 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 610 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 15.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61606

ZIP Code 61606 is in the Peoria School District 150. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61606.

Franklin Primary School
807 West Columbia Ter
Peoria, IL 61606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
Whittier Primary School
1619 West Fredonia Ave
Peoria, IL 61606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peoria School District 150
St Mark School
711 N Underhill St
Peoria, IL 61606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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