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ZIP Code 61520

Primary City:Canton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Fulton County
Timezone: Central (8:48pm)
Area code: 309 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -90.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61520. 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 61520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61520, 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:
Canton, IL
Acceptable:
Banner
Unacceptable:
Breeds, Brereton, Monterey

Stats and Demographics for the 61520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61520 is located in west 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 61520 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61520 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,839
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,348
Median Home Value $87,100
Land Area 153.71 sq mi
Water Area 8.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,658
Median Household Income $44,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5489453942
5-9479493972
10-14514481995
15-195654591,024
20-247504441,194
25-297834261,209
30-348285051,333
35-397844281,212
40-446864821,168
45-497695491,318
50-546496311,280
55-596155401,155
60-64479474953
65-69368419787
70-74269384653
75-79264330594
80-84191326517
85 Plus168365533

Gender

 Male 9,650 54%
 Female 8,189 46%
Gender

Race

 White 15,733 88.2%
 Black Or African American 1,216 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 0.5%
 Asian 80 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 546 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 176 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2466195261
25-34468416884
35-446853161,001
45-549193521,271
55-649542461,200
65-74736163899
75-84621152773
85 Plus259110369

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,203 48%
 Single Guardian 1,086 16%
 Singles 2,026 30%
 Singles With Roommate 343 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,691 70%
 Households with Kids 1,967 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19087177
29794191
39988187
496102198
510587192
69397190
710289191
884117201
995103198
1010483187
119495189
1289105194
13100101201
1412797224
1512094214
169184175
17114110224
1811280192
1912891219
2013578213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61520 has a slightly less than average 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 61520 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61520 real estate data, the median home value of $87,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 61520. Rentals in 61520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,465 86.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,069 11.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 261 1.5%
 Other Institutional 23 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,664 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,044 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,950 27%
 Households Vacant 690 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 225 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 124 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 221 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 2%
 1 Bedroom 761 33%
 2 Bedroom 849 37%
 3+ Bedroom 621 27%
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 $44,542 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61520 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 61520 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. Most commuters in 61520 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,669 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,389 23%
 No Earnings 6,401 44%
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 4,669 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,389 23%
 No Earnings 6,401 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,443 94.6%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 267 3.9%
 Worked at Home 99 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,164 17.1%
 High School Graduate 4,196 61.7%
 Associate's degree 684 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 528 7.8%
 Master's degree 164 2.4%
 Professional school degree 54 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,634 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 147 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 234 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61520

ZIP Code 61520 is in the Fulton/Schuyler Roe School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61520.

Fulton Regional Safe School
749 East Locust St
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fulton/Schuyler Roe School District
Eastview Elementary School
1490 East Myrtle St
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton Union School District 66
Ingersoll Middle School
1605 East Ash St
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Canton Union School District 66
Lincoln Elementary School
20 Lincoln Rd
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton Union School District 66
Westview Elementary School
700 Old West Vine St
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton Union School District 66
Spoon River Academy
23235 North County Rd 22
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fulton/Schuyler Roe School District
Canton High School
1001 North Main St
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Canton Union School District 66
Calvary Baptist Academy
20 N Avenue I
Canton, IL 61520
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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