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ZIP Code 61940

Primary City:Metcalf, IL (View All Cities)
County: Edgar County
Timezone: Central (5:09pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.81, -87.80
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61940. 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 61940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61940, 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:
Metcalf, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61940 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 61940 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61940 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 258
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 129
Median Home Value $28,600
Land Area 28.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 105
Median Household Income $34,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61010951037111110111024320
Female11106751269810157786430
Total17201616102291619212518171010750

Gender

 Male 124 48%
 Female 134 52%
Gender

Race

 White 255 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner013919231080
Renter24771200
Total2171626241280

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 57 54%
 Single Guardian 18 17%
 Singles 25 24%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 75 71%
 Households with Kids 30 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12202231243120042302
Female22335211111211030221
Total34537442354331072523

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61940 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61940 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61940 real estate data, the median home value of $28,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 258 100%
 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 48 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 34 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 18%
 Households Vacant 24 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 11 100%
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 $34,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61940 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 61940. 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 82 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 16%
 No Earnings 95 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 82 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 16%
 No Earnings 95 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 101 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 3%
 Worked at Home 5 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 18 20%
 High School Graduate 67 75%
 Associate's degree 4 4%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 48 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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