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ZIP Code 61943

Primary City:Oakland, IL (View All Cities)
County: Coles County
Timezone: Central (12:44pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.7, -88.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61943

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61943. 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 61943. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61943, 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:
Oakland, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61943 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61943 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 61943 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61943 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,637
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 780
Median Home Value $65,800
Land Area 77.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 699
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male524245583747383938718672455141391015
Female474639383843413744688856584646282721
Total9988849675907976821391741281039787673736

Gender

 Male 826 50%
 Female 811 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,602 97.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1140541461141017425
Renter4362733141271
Total1576811791281138126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 394 56%
 Single Guardian 100 14%
 Singles 170 24%
 Singles With Roommate 35 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 505 72%
 Households with Kids 194 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7107147611126101112848111412138
Female81687651581264136101169848
Total1526152113112620181615251414191723201716

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61943 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61943 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61943 real estate data, the median home value of $65,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61943 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61943 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61943 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,633 99.8%
 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 4 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 296 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 269 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 134 17%
 Households Vacant 81 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 11 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 7%
 1 Bedroom 6 7%
 2 Bedroom 20 24%
 3+ Bedroom 50 61%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61943 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. Most commuters in 61943 can expect to fall in that range. 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 455 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 243 21%
 No Earnings 459 40%
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 455 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 243 21%
 No Earnings 459 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 512 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 2%
 Worked at Home 43 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 61 12.4%
 High School Graduate 310 63.3%
 Associate's degree 56 11.4%
 Bachelor's degree 49 10.0%
 Master's degree 11 2.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 181 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61943

ZIP Code 61943 is in the Oakland Community Unit School District 5. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61943.

Lake Crest Elementary School
310 North Teeter St
Oakland, IL 61943
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Community Unit School District 5
Oakland High School
310 North Teeter St
Oakland, IL 61943
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakland Community Unit School District 5

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