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ZIP Code 61277

Primary City:Prophetstown, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:06am)
Coordinates:41.6, -89.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61277

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61277. 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 61277. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61277, 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:
Prophetstown, IL
Unacceptable:
Brookhaven, Leon Corners, Portland, Portland Corners, Wethersfield

Stats and Demographics for the 61277 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61277 is located in north 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 61277 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61277 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,355
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,490
Median Home Value $99,400
Land Area 126.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,349
Median Household Income $49,427

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59387180
5-910496200
10-14109108217
15-1911795212
20-248869157
25-298177158
30-347162133
35-398285167
40-44110110220
45-49145127272
50-54134128262
55-59134126260
60-64109104213
65-699194185
70-746081141
75-796386149
80-844260102
85 Plus4483127

Gender

 Male 1,677 50%
 Female 1,678 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,277 97.7%
 Black Or African American 16 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 17 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24113344
25-348156137
35-4412661187
45-5421948267
55-6422746273
65-7417226198
75-8414027167
85 Plus591776

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 731 54%
 Single Guardian 172 13%
 Singles 375 28%
 Singles With Roommate 71 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 985 73%
 Households with Kids 364 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1192140
2202040
3241135
4182038
5241741
6172037
7232144
8191635
9212243
10241236
11252247
12192342
13202646
14212546
15322153
16212445
17281442
18212243
19151429
20201737

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61277 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61277 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61277 real estate data, the median home value of $99,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61277 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61277 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61277 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,194 95.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 145 4.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 579 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 456 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 314 21%
 Households Vacant 141 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 19 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 48 19%
 2 Bedroom 104 41%
 3+ Bedroom 99 39%
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 $49,427 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61277 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61277 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 964 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 626 25%
 No Earnings 900 36%
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 964 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 626 25%
 No Earnings 900 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,247 85.4%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 96 6.6%
 Worked at Home 116 7.9%
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 47 5%
 High School Graduate 669 64%
 Associate's degree 96 9%
 Bachelor's degree 175 17%
 Master's degree 38 4%
 Professional school degree 17 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 512 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61277

ZIP Code 61277 is in the Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico Cusd3 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61277.

Prophetstown Elementary School
301 West 3rd St
Prophetstown, IL 61277
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico Cusd3 School District
Prophetstown High School
310 West Riverside Dr
Prophetstown, IL 61277
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico Cusd3 School District

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