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ZIP Code 61726

Primary City:Chenoa, IL (View All Cities)
County: Mclean County
Timezone: Central (12:36pm)
Coordinates:40.8, -88.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61726. 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 61726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61726, 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:
Chenoa, IL
Unacceptable:
Meadows, Weston, Yates

Stats and Demographics for the 61726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61726 is located in north 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 61726 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61726 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,544
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,122
Median Home Value $94,000
Land Area 91.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,029
Median Household Income $53,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7786100875389747784988393886549333623
Female7477878455737363741058490725944474642
Total15116318717110816214714015820316718316012493808265

Gender

 Male 1,295 51%
 Female 1,249 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,439 95.9%
 Black Or African American 17 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 18 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 43 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15851111681771188440
Renter1860433322162118
Total3314515420119913410558

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 567 55%
 Single Guardian 138 13%
 Singles 258 25%
 Singles With Roommate 66 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 716 70%
 Households with Kids 313 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121325131727141612243591814142519191012
Female161814121210202312181417201819201613168
Total2831392529373439244249263832334535322620

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61726 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61726 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61726 real estate data, the median home value of $94,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61726 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61726 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,544 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 499 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 299 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 231 21%
 Households Vacant 93 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 15 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 29 11%
 2 Bedroom 76 29%
 3+ Bedroom 153 58%
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 $53,469 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61726 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. Most commuters in 61726 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 915 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 621 30%
 No Earnings 558 27%
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 915 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 621 30%
 No Earnings 558 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,209 92.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 3.0%
 Worked at Home 58 4.4%
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 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 114 13%
 High School Graduate 439 52%
 Associate's degree 64 8%
 Bachelor's degree 124 15%
 Master's degree 53 6%
 Professional school degree 31 4%
 Doctorate degree 23 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 427 91.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61726

ZIP Code 61726 is in the Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61726.

Chenoa Elementary School
700 South Division St
Chenoa, IL 61726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8

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