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ZIP Code 61036

Primary City:Galena, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jo Daviess County
Timezone: Central (7:08am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -90.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61036

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61036. 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 61036. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61036, 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:
Galena, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61036 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61036 is located in northwest 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 61036 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61036 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,821
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,166
Median Home Value $183,700
Land Area 106.37 sq mi
Water Area 4.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,062
Median Household Income $55,491

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5164143307
5-9173170343
10-14177178355
15-19187143330
20-24148104252
25-29159163322
30-34157151308
35-39162161323
40-44169177346
45-49227219446
50-54249264513
55-59288334622
60-64395350745
65-69256284540
70-74201188389
75-79127147274
80-8480114194
85 Plus74138212

Gender

 Male 3,393 50%
 Female 3,428 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,535 95.8%
 Black Or African American 22 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.4%
 Asian 32 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 143 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 54 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24175673
25-34137145282
35-44248101349
45-5442791518
55-6468780767
65-7452457581
75-8428454338
85 Plus10054154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,711 56%
 Single Guardian 298 10%
 Singles 900 29%
 Singles With Roommate 153 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,403 78%
 Households with Kids 659 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1392867
2302959
3363571
4333063
5353469
6273158
7403878
8383775
9333063
10363369
11362763
12283462
13353873
14424688
15403171
16473178
17413071
18293362
19301848
20242347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61036 has an extremely large 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 61036 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 61036 real estate data, the median home value of $183,700 is slightly higher 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 61036. Rentals in 61036 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61036 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,742 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 13 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 48 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,485 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 939 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 638 12%
 Households Vacant 2,104 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 191 9.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 52 2.5%
 For Sale Only 73 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,675 79.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 4.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 213 33%
 2 Bedroom 301 46%
 3+ Bedroom 138 21%
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 $55,491 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61036 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 61036 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 61036 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 2,193 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,714 29%
 No Earnings 1,958 33%
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 2,193 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,714 29%
 No Earnings 1,958 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,860 82.8%
 Public transportation 58 1.7%
 Taxicab 10 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 4.9%
 Worked at Home 359 10.4%
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 268 10%
 High School Graduate 1,407 54%
 Associate's degree 60 2%
 Bachelor's degree 527 20%
 Master's degree 220 8%
 Professional school degree 22 1%
 Doctorate degree 104 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 718 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61036

ZIP Code 61036 is in the Galena Usd 120 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61036.

Galena Middle School
1230 Franklin St
Galena, IL 61036
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galena Usd 120 School District
Galena Primary School
219 Kelly Ln
Galena, IL 61036
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Usd 120 School District
Galena High School
1206 Franklin St
Galena, IL 61036
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galena Usd 120 School District
Tri-State Christian School
11084 W Us Highway 20
Galena, IL 61036
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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