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ZIP Code 61856

Primary City:Monticello, IL (View All Cities)
County: Piatt County
Timezone: Central (2:20pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.0, -88.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61856. 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 61856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61856, 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:
Monticello, IL
Acceptable:
Lodge

Stats and Demographics for the 61856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61856 is located in central 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 61856 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61856 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,433
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,226
Median Home Value $162,200
Land Area 104.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,037
Median Household Income $73,805

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male216234287264144181178196239284326274239177148887854
Female18925625824214217019625923631032128025019616712598131
Total405490545506286351374455475594647554489373315213176185

Gender

 Male 3,607 49%
 Female 3,826 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,270 97.8%
 Black Or African American 31 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 34 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 78 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21227378589532380234100
Renter47122969372394463
Total68349474682604419278163

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,866 61%
 Single Guardian 295 10%
 Singles 762 25%
 Singles With Roommate 114 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,060 68%
 Households with Kids 977 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4938434539525346444851546767517451563232
Female3545473641566044554653446946625566362323
Total848390818010811390999410498136113113129117925555

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61856 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61856 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61856 real estate data, the median home value of $162,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61856. Rentals in 61856 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,401 99.6%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,656 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 805 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 576 18%
 Households Vacant 189 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 27.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 44 23.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 11.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 6%
 1 Bedroom 62 15%
 2 Bedroom 207 50%
 3+ Bedroom 117 28%
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 $73,805 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61856 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. Most commuters in 61856 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,599 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,501 26%
 No Earnings 1,635 29%
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 2,599 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,501 26%
 No Earnings 1,635 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,303 92.8%
 Public transportation 6 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 1.8%
 Worked at Home 184 5.2%
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 159 6%
 High School Graduate 1,148 47%
 Associate's degree 240 10%
 Bachelor's degree 541 22%
 Master's degree 211 9%
 Professional school degree 101 4%
 Doctorate degree 66 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,251 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 117 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61856

ZIP Code 61856 is in the Monticello Community Unit School District 25. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61856.

Washington School
3 Sage Dr
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monticello Community Unit School District 25
Lincoln Elementary School
700 North Buchanan St
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monticello Community Unit School District 25
Monticello Middle School
2015 East Washington St
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monticello Community Unit School District 25
Monticello High School
1 Sage Dr
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monticello Community Unit School District 25
Monticello Christian Academy
225 E Livingston St
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian School
980 Iron Horse Pl
Monticello, IL 61856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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