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ZIP Code 61847

Primary City:Gifford, IL (View All Cities)
County: Champaign County
Timezone: Central (5:59pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.3, -88.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61847. 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 61847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61847, 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:
Gifford, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61847 is located in east 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 61847 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61847 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,256
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 507
Median Home Value $122,800
Land Area 31.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 479
Median Household Income $62,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5422769
5-9434285
10-14384583
15-19344074
20-24302454
25-29263157
30-34403474
35-39284270
40-44454085
45-49374784
50-545455109
55-59494291
60-64263460
65-69242347
70-74264369
75-79291948
80-84192544
85 Plus134053

Gender

 Male 603 48%
 Female 653 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,233 98.2%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2410313
25-34451257
35-44701383
45-54841397
55-6486591
65-7461465
75-8449857
85 Plus16016

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 294 61%
 Single Guardian 50 10%
 Singles 114 24%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 337 70%
 Households with Kids 142 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19312
2268
37411
411617
511819
612820
771017
85813
98816
1051318
116814
1210414
1361016
14111021
1551015
165813
174711
1861420
1914115
208412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61847 has a small 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 61847 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 61847 real estate data, the median home value of $122,800 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 61847. Rentals in 61847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,200 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 4%
 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 269 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 152 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 11%
 Households Vacant 28 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 35 67%
 3+ Bedroom 17 33%
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 $62,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61847 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. However, that is not the case in 61847. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 457 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 252 25%
 No Earnings 309 30%
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 457 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 252 25%
 No Earnings 309 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 588 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 6 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 3%
 Worked at Home 18 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 24 6%
 High School Graduate 292 68%
 Associate's degree 40 9%
 Bachelor's degree 44 10%
 Master's degree 23 5%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 233 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61847

ZIP Code 61847 is in the Gifford Ccsd 188 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61847.

Gifford Grade School
406 South Main St
Gifford, IL 61847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gifford Ccsd 188 School District

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