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ZIP Code 61844

Primary City:Fithian, IL (View All Cities)
County: Vermilion County
Timezone: Central (9:59pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.14, -87.87
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61844

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61844. 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 61844. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61844, 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:
Fithian, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61844 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61844 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 61844 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61844 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 970
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 426
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 58.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 402
Median Household Income $65,536

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2222293536232323263560394014201377
Female293027262225293824525044261823111210
Total5152566158485261508711083663243241917

Gender

 Male 474 49%
 Female 496 51%
Gender

Race

 White 949 97.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner439449274413413
Renter61781211601
Total10565210485473414

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 242 60%
 Single Guardian 51 13%
 Singles 84 21%
 Singles With Roommate 25 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 283 70%
 Households with Kids 119 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male94266274358736769764
Female1115375657644581145334
Total101579137139101112118141810141098

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61844 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61844 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61844 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61844 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61844 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61844 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 970 100%
 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 203 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 138 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 14%
 Households Vacant 24 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 41%
 2 Bedroom 9 20%
 3+ Bedroom 17 39%
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 $65,536 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61844 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 61844. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 414 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 23%
 No Earnings 162 22%
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 414 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 23%
 No Earnings 162 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 481 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 Worked at Home 12 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61844 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 3%
 High School Graduate 242 80%
 Associate's degree 30 10%
 Bachelor's degree 22 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 200 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61844

ZIP Code 61844 is in the Oakwood Community Unit School District 76. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61844.

Oakwood High School
5870 Us Route 150
Fithian, IL 61844
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakwood Community Unit School District 76

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