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ZIP Code 61356

Post Office City:Princeton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Bureau County
Timezone: Central (5:18am)
Coordinates:41.4, -89.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61356

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 61356. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 61356 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:
Princeton, IL
Acceptable:
Hollowayville
Unacceptable:
Coal Hollow

Stats and Demographics for the 61356 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61356 is located in northern 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 61356 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61356 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,281
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,272
Median Home Value $123,600
Land Area 177.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,844
Median Household Income $47,774

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5313277590
5-9346336682
10-14342327669
15-19371327698
20-24242264506
25-29304295599
30-34272263535
35-39288306594
40-44345372717
45-49418416834
50-54402449851
55-59401465866
60-64391393784
65-69280314594
70-74214269483
75-79168234402
80-84154236390
85 Plus142345487

Gender

 Male 5,393 48%
 Female 5,888 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,775 95.5%
 Black Or African American 66 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 131 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 157 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2442115157
25-34283259542
35-44510219729
45-54763199962
55-64808166974
65-74562124686
75-84417107524
85 Plus170100270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,458 51%
 Single Guardian 613 13%
 Singles 1,527 32%
 Singles With Roommate 246 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,558 73%
 Households with Kids 1,286 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16256118
26052112
36065125
48457141
55955114
67376149
77662138
86572137
97371144
108062142
117357130
126265127
135977136
146866134
157786163
167670146
177769146
187468142
196734101
205151102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61356 has a small 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 61356 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61356 real estate data, the median home value of $123,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61356. Rentals in 61356 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61356 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,984 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 253 2.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,211 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,344 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,289 24%
 Households Vacant 428 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 88 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 5%
 1 Bedroom 385 30%
 2 Bedroom 467 36%
 3+ Bedroom 373 29%
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 $47,774 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61356 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. More commuters in 61356 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,502 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,375 27%
 No Earnings 3,066 34%
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 3,502 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,375 27%
 No Earnings 3,066 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,649 91.9%
 Public transportation 65 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 2.7%
 Worked at Home 184 3.6%
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.

For more information, see Princeton, IL education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 713 8.8%
 High School Graduate 5,114 63.5%
 Associate's degree 558 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,093 13.6%
 Master's degree 458 5.7%
 Professional school degree 83 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,732 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61356

ZIP Code 61356 is in the following school districts: Princeton Esd 115 School District, Princeton Hsd 500 School District, and Private. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61356.

Jefferson Elementary School
725 W Putnam St
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Princeton Esd 115 School District
Lincoln Elementary School
501 S Euclid Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Princeton Esd 115 School District
Logan Jr High School
302 W Central Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Princeton Esd 115 School District
Douglas Elementary School
220 E Lasalle St
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Princeton Esd 115 School District
Princeton High School
103 S Euclid Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Princeton Hsd 500 School District
St Louis School
631 Park Ave W
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Princeton Christian Academy
21890 Us Highway 34
Princeton, IL 61356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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