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ZIP Code 61821

Primary City:Champaign, IL (View All Cities)
County: Champaign County
Timezone: Central (2:44am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.11, -88.28
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61821. 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 61821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61821, 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:
Champaign, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61821 is located in east 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 61821 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61821 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,174
Population Density 3,999 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,784
Median Home Value $138,100
Land Area 7.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,938
Median Household Income $52,152

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0629481,0131,0301,0731,3101,168932836777952932778463375343263146
Female1,1039808739421,1571,5141,1269848719571,1351,066790582478458405352
Total2,1651,9281,8861,9722,2302,8242,2941,9161,7071,7342,0871,9981,5681,045853801668498

Gender

 Male 14,401 48%
 Female 15,773 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,212 67.0%
 Black Or African American 6,607 21.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 0.3%
 Asian 1,662 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 626 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 959 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1009811,1571,5581,8031,041851297
Renter8381,83191470644117316879
Total9382,8122,0712,2642,2441,2141,019376

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,289 41%
 Single Guardian 2,345 18%
 Singles 4,235 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,069 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,180 71%
 Households with Kids 3,758 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male205206239199184192183215174209194213209188184223227194202186
Female221214233210189192190205204175168173186171206191206181158180
Total426420472409373384373420378384362386395359390414433375360366

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61821 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 61821 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 61821 real estate data, the median home value of $138,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61821 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61821 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,786 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 252 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 128 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,394 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,394 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,150 37%
 Households Vacant 846 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 399 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 179 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,312 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,888 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,723 34%
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 $52,152 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61821 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 61821 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 61821 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 10,891 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,477 27%
 No Earnings 6,821 28%
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 10,891 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,477 27%
 No Earnings 6,821 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,368 86.9%
 Public transportation 916 6.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 537 3.5%
 Worked at Home 533 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61821 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 393 4%
 High School Graduate 4,196 43%
 Associate's degree 809 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,370 24%
 Master's degree 1,137 12%
 Professional school degree 270 3%
 Doctorate degree 628 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,895 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 716 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 453 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61821

ZIP Code 61821 is in the Champaign Community Unit School District 4. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61821.

Carrie Busey Elementary School
1605 West Kirby Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Dr Howard Elementary School
1117 West Park Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Garden Hills Elementary School
2001 Garden Hills Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Jefferson Middle School
1115 Crescent Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Kenwood Elementary School
1001 Stratford Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Robeson Elementary School
2501 Southmoor Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Westview Elementary School
703 South Russell St
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
Centennial High School
913 Crescent Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Champaign Community Unit School District 4
St John Lutheran School
509 S Mattis Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Next Generation School
2521 Galen Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Swann Special Care Center-Elementary/Secondary Sch
2418 W Springfield Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Matthew School
1307 Lincolnshire Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Swann Elementary School
2422 W Springfield Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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