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ZIP Code 61317

Primary City:Cherry, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Bureau County
Timezone: Central (8:47am)
Coordinates:41.428, -89.211
ZIP (~900 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61317

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61317. 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 61317. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61317, 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:
Cherry, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61317 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61317 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 61317 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 adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61317 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 513
Population Density 157 people per sq mi
Housing Units 230
Median Home Value $90,300
Land Area 3.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 213
Median Household Income $57,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

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


 Male 261 51%
 Female 252 49%


 White 502 97.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 122 57%
 Single Guardian 34 16%
 Singles 50 23%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 146 69%
 Households with Kids 67 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61317 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61317 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61317 real estate data, the median home value of $90,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 61317 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61317 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 513 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 111 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 68 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 15%
 Households Vacant 17 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 4 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 11%
 2 Bedroom 8 22%
 3+ Bedroom 24 67%
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 $57,625 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61317 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 61317 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 161 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 59 17%
 No Earnings 120 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 161 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 59 17%
 No Earnings 120 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 208 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 20 14%
 High School Graduate 91 61%
 Associate's degree 11 7%
 Bachelor's degree 17 11%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 6 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 68 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61317

ZIP Code 61317 is in the Cherry School District 92. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61317.

Cherry Grade School
314 South Main St
Cherry, IL 61317
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherry School District 92

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