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ZIP Code 61938

Primary City:Mattoon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Coles County
Timezone: Central (4:34pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5, -88.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61938. 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 61938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61938, 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:
Mattoon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61938 is located in east 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 61938 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61938 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,409
Population Density 180 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,616
Median Home Value $82,600
Land Area 124.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,719
Median Household Income $38,639

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57287141,442
5-97186291,347
10-146916881,379
15-197817611,542
20-247177441,461
25-297177331,450
30-346816781,359
35-396586491,307
40-446166311,247
45-497307731,503
50-548548211,675
55-597387771,515
60-645906681,258
65-694625481,010
70-74360494854
75-79296388684
80-84264421685
85 Plus183508691

Gender

 Male 10,784 48%
 Female 11,625 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,306 95.1%
 Black Or African American 473 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 136 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 105 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 340 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24103565668
25-346687761,444
35-448655411,406
45-541,2785851,863
55-641,3044061,710
65-749182661,184
75-84736211947
85 Plus307190497

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,156 43%
 Single Guardian 1,647 17%
 Singles 3,216 33%
 Singles With Roommate 700 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,977 72%
 Households with Kids 2,742 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1162142304
2131160291
3157149306
4131125256
5140132272
6144133277
7141135276
8141109250
9152120272
10146146292
11139150289
12127127254
13142136278
14137129266
15121116237
16131137268
17146139285
18175185360
19208184392
20165181346

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61938 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 61938 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 61938 real estate data, the median home value of $82,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61938 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61938 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,979 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 378 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,657 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,522 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,540 33%
 Households Vacant 897 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 319 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Sale Only 116 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 350 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 133 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,032 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,281 39%
 3+ Bedroom 877 26%
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 $38,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61938 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. More commuters in 61938 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 6,339 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,140 29%
 No Earnings 6,154 35%
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 6,339 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,140 29%
 No Earnings 6,154 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,711 92.3%
 Public transportation 41 0.4%
 Taxicab 69 0.7%
 Motorcycle 57 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 337 3.6%
 Worked at Home 225 2.4%
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 704 10.1%
 High School Graduate 4,371 62.5%
 Associate's degree 560 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 943 13.5%
 Master's degree 293 4.2%
 Professional school degree 100 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,272 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 377 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 326 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61938

ZIP Code 61938 is in the Eastern Il Area of Spec Educ School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61938.

Diagnostic & Developmental Center
1201 South 6th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Eastern Il Area of Spec Educ School District
Mattoon Middle School
1200 South 9th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mattoon Community Unit School District 2
Arland D Williams Jr Elementary School
1709 South 9th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mattoon Community Unit School District 2
Riddle Elementary School
4201 Western Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mattoon Community Unit School District 2
Pathways Roe 11
305 Richmond Ave East
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clk/Cls/Cmbn/Dglas/Edgr/Mltr/Shlb School District
Eastern Il Efe/Dual Credit
1617 Lakeland Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Eastern Il Efe System School District
Mattoon High School
2521 Walnut Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mattoon Community Unit School District 2
Neil Armstrong Program/Hawthorne
2405 Champaign Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mattoon Community Unit School District 2
St Mary School
2000 Richmond Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John'S Lutheran School
100 Broadway
Mattoon, IL 61938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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