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ZIP Code 61944

Primary City:Paris, IL (View All Cities)
County: Edgar County
Timezone: Central (5:54am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -87.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61944

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61944. 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 61944. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61944, 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:
Paris, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61944 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61944 is located in east Illinois and covers a large 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 61944 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61944 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,908
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,079
Median Home Value $73,600
Land Area 264.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,453
Median Household Income $41,927

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male380374407383331354364431376451499488405321247180128101
Female381369437417323348351378355447543504431355299247244259
Total7617438448006547027158097318981,042992836676546427372360

Gender

 Male 6,220 48%
 Female 6,688 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,681 98.2%
 Black Or African American 45 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 23 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 43 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 97 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52355574816890630452195
Renter13628225627521014112960
Total1886378301,0911,100771581255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,679 49%
 Single Guardian 862 16%
 Singles 1,638 30%
 Singles With Roommate 274 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,904 72%
 Households with Kids 1,549 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8681688370806890667981768784987080765959
Female6595637782708672591047810384687710887806560
Total151176131160152150154162125183159179171152175178167156124119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61944 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61944 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61944 real estate data, the median home value of $73,600 is low 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 61944. Rentals in 61944 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61944 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,711 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 33 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 105 0.8%
 Other Institutional 9 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,317 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,647 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,489 24%
 Households Vacant 626 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 131 20.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Sale Only 117 18.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 8.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 299 47.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 2%
 1 Bedroom 352 24%
 2 Bedroom 593 40%
 3+ Bedroom 509 34%
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 $41,927 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61944 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. More commuters in 61944 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,614 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,776 27%
 No Earnings 3,778 37%
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 3,614 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,776 27%
 No Earnings 3,778 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,685 89.2%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 32 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 3.2%
 Worked at Home 365 6.9%
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 438 10%
 High School Graduate 2,500 58%
 Associate's degree 379 9%
 Bachelor's degree 730 17%
 Master's degree 200 5%
 Professional school degree 39 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,821 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 85 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 140 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61944

ZIP Code 61944 is in the Clk/Cls/Cmbn/Dglas/Edgr/Mltr/Shlb School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61944.

Paris Bridges
210 East Court St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clk/Cls/Cmbn/Dglas/Edgr/Mltr/Shlb School District
Creative Center for Children
300 South Eads Ave
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paris-Union School District 95
Carolyn Wenz Elementary School
437 West Washington St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paris-Union School District 95
Memorial Elementary School
509 East Newton St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paris-Union School District 95
Mayo Middle School
300 East Wood St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paris-Union School District 95
Crestwood Jr High School
15601 Us Hwy 150
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paris Community Unit School District 4
Crestwood Elementary School
15601 Us Hwy 150
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paris Community Unit School District 4
Paris Cooperative High School
309 South Main St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paris Cooperative High School District
Paris Cooperative High School 95
309 South Main St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paris-Union School District 95
Paris Cooperative High School 4
309 South Main St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paris Community Unit School District 4
St Mary Catholic School
507 Connelly St
Paris, IL 61944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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