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ZIP Code 61920

Primary City:Charleston, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:44am)
Coordinates:39.5, -88.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61920

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61920. 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 61920. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61920, 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:
Charleston, IL
Unacceptable:
Rardin

Stats and Demographics for the 61920 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61920 is located in east 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 61920 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61920 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,594
Population Density 171 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,220
Median Home Value $102,400
Land Area 149.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,420
Median Household Income $31,386

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5215315041,3983,447850554525477541641600487358265203160141
Female4804694481,8973,920726540464496631668634513379312263260291
Total1,0011,0009523,2957,3671,5761,0949899731,1721,3091,2341,000737577466420432

Gender

 Male 12,203 48%
 Female 13,391 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,995 89.8%
 Black Or African American 1,563 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 377 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 184 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 417 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1075266801,0131,082692476189
Renter2,421843363366261156138107
Total2,5281,3691,0431,3791,343848614296

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,409 36%
 Single Guardian 1,051 11%
 Singles 2,996 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,964 21%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,408 79%
 Households with Kids 2,012 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male941021011039510410011411811791861101009311499366726825
Female899698981079790868990879392861191081044951,0711,208
Total1831981992012022011902002072071781792021862122222038611,7972,033

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61920 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61920 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61920 real estate data, the median home value of $102,400 is slightly less 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 61920. Rentals in 61920 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61920 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,546 84.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 105 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 129 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,532 13.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 266 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,955 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,810 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,655 46%
 Households Vacant 800 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 455 56.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.3%
 For Sale Only 89 11.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 22.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 144 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,366 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,624 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,180 27%
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 $31,386 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61920 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 61920 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 61920 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,109 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,593 42%
 No Earnings 7,119 31%
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 6,109 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,593 42%
 No Earnings 7,119 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,450 79.4%
 Public transportation 179 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,549 13.0%
 Worked at Home 702 5.9%
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 530 9%
 High School Graduate 2,980 48%
 Associate's degree 571 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,203 19%
 Master's degree 465 7%
 Professional school degree 139 2%
 Doctorate degree 335 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,736 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 181 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 241 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61920

ZIP Code 61920 is in the Charleston Community Unit School District 1. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61920.

Carl Sandburg Elementary School
1924 Reynolds Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston Community Unit School District 1
Jefferson Elementary School
801 Jefferson Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charleston Community Unit School District 1
Mark Twain Elementary School
1021 13th St
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston Community Unit School District 1
Charleston High School
1603 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charleston Community Unit School District 1
Charleston Middle School
920 Smith Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Charleston Community Unit School District 1
Charleston Christian Academy
2605 University Dr
Charleston, IL 61920
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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