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ZIP Code 61849

Primary City:Homer, IL (View All Cities)
County: Champaign County
Timezone: Central (6:07pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.01, -87.96
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61849. 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 61849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61849, 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:
Homer, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61849 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 61849 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61849 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,842
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 784
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 57.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 722
Median Household Income $60,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male615965814236566168755977563631272312
Female487371513445546556617383493535323220
Total10913213613276811101261241361321601057166595532

Gender

 Male 925 50%
 Female 917 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,811 98.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner469113130143727426
Renter1019201710852
Total1488133147153807928

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 422 58%
 Single Guardian 95 13%
 Singles 168 23%
 Singles With Roommate 37 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 490 68%
 Households with Kids 232 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male716181281012151416121215101524132099
Female91111881316142213181814815913775
Total1627292016232829362930302918303326271614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61849 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61849 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61849 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 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 61849. Rentals in 61849 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,842 100%
 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 416 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 215 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 12%
 Households Vacant 62 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 7%
 2 Bedroom 59 53%
 3+ Bedroom 44 40%
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 $60,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61849 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. However, that is not the case in 61849. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 611 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 333 25%
 No Earnings 369 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 611 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 333 25%
 No Earnings 369 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 748 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 5%
 Worked at Home 23 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 61849 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 21 3.8%
 High School Graduate 369 66.7%
 Associate's degree 72 13.0%
 Bachelor's degree 41 7.4%
 Master's degree 29 5.2%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 18 3.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 329 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61849

ZIP Code 61849 is in the Heritage Community Unit School District 8. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61849.

Heritage Jr High School
512 West 1st St
Homer, IL 61849
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Heritage Community Unit School District 8
Heritage Jr High and Elementary School
512 West 1st St
Homer, IL 61849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Heritage Community Unit School District 8

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