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ZIP Code 61072

Primary City:Rockton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Winnebago County
Timezone: Central (3:49am)
Area code: 815 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -89.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61072. 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 61072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61072, 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:
Rockton, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61072 is located in north 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 61072 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61072 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,797
Population Density 225 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,606
Median Home Value $167,000
Land Area 52.53 sq mi
Water Area 1.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,388
Median Household Income $74,668

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5336324660
5-9453430883
10-145045451,049
15-19448465913
20-24241250491
25-29239279518
30-34309333642
35-39373444817
40-44440421861
45-494875161,003
50-54452506958
55-59400405805
60-64359347706
65-69252253505
70-74178202380
75-79121152273
80-8464104168
85 Plus52113165

Gender

 Male 5,708 48%
 Female 6,089 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,253 95.4%
 Black Or African American 157 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 101 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 196 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24403474
25-34385126511
35-44749131880
45-549361331,069
55-6476596861
65-7449353546
75-8424668314
85 Plus8053133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,803 64%
 Single Guardian 554 13%
 Singles 854 19%
 Singles With Roommate 177 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,696 61%
 Households with Kids 1,692 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16462126
25567122
38870158
46773140
58179160
67990169
78586171
810090190
910885193
10117111228
1195111206
1210194195
139199190
14100130230
15102110212
16111110221
1794114208
188180161
196051111
204857105

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61072 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61072 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 61072 real estate data, the median home value of $167,000 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 61072. Rentals in 61072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,745 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,894 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 800 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 694 15%
 Households Vacant 218 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 60 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 195 25%
 2 Bedroom 294 38%
 3+ Bedroom 285 37%
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 $74,668 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61072 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 61072 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 3,807 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,438 27%
 No Earnings 2,916 32%
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 3,807 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,438 27%
 No Earnings 2,916 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,297 95.0%
 Public transportation 24 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 1.4%
 Worked at Home 168 3.0%
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 218 5%
 High School Graduate 2,421 61%
 Associate's degree 245 6%
 Bachelor's degree 765 19%
 Master's degree 270 7%
 Professional school degree 35 1%
 Doctorate degree 40 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,785 70.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 505 19.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 244 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61072

ZIP Code 61072 is in the Rockton School District 140. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61072.

Whitman Post Elementary School
1060 East Union St
Rockton, IL 61072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockton School District 140
Rockton Elementary School
1050 East Union St
Rockton, IL 61072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockton School District 140
Stephen Mack Middle School
11810 Old River Rd
Rockton, IL 61072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rockton School District 140
Hononegah High School
307 Salem St
Rockton, IL 61072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hononegah Chd 207 School District

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