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ZIP Code 61006

Post Office City:Ashton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (4:35pm)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -89.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61006

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 61006. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 61006 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Ashton, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61006 is located in northern 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 61006 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61006 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,759
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 745
Median Home Value $119,700
Land Area 69.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 683
Median Household Income $54,213

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5473784
5-95956115
10-146359122
15-197278150
20-24553590
25-29384078
30-34533891
35-39364581
40-446678144
45-498282164
50-548866154
55-595658114
60-64534598
65-69414586
70-74233558
75-79242953
80-84221638
85 Plus112839

Gender

 Male 889 51%
 Female 870 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,694 96.3%
 Black Or African American 16 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 31 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471118
25-34482472
35-447639115
45-5414328171
55-649826124
65-74671986
75-84541266
85 Plus23831

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 392 57%
 Single Guardian 84 12%
 Singles 169 25%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 467 68%
 Households with Kids 216 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110616
29817
310616
48715
5101525
6131023
7101424
817522
991221
10181028
11121123
12131326
1371219
14131326
15121628
16241943
17161733
18101929
1910717
2013417

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61006 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61006 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61006 real estate data, the median home value of $119,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61006 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,744 99%
 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 15 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 345 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 171 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 167 22%
 Households Vacant 62 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Sale Only 10 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 76 36%
 2 Bedroom 68 32%
 3+ Bedroom 68 32%
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 $54,213 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61006 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61006 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 61006 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.

For more information, see Ashton, IL unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 772 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 453 28%
 No Earnings 383 24%
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 772 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 453 28%
 No Earnings 383 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,007 88.3%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 1.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 8.5%
 Worked at Home 18 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 131 9.5%
 High School Graduate 906 65.5%
 Associate's degree 195 14.1%
 Bachelor's degree 116 8.4%
 Master's degree 29 2.1%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 182 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61006

ZIP Code 61006 is in the Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61006.

Ashton-Franklin Center High School
611 Western Ave
Ashton, IL 61006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275

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