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ZIP Code 61942

Primary City:Newman, IL (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (3:23pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.8, -88.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61942. 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 61942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61942, 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:
Newman, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61942 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 61942 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 61942 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,202
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 579
Median Home Value $72,600
Land Area 70.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 512
Median Household Income $51,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5283462
5-9323264
10-14403878
15-19223658
20-24241842
25-29343468
30-34343973
35-39311950
40-44313061
45-49343973
50-545157108
55-595655111
60-64374885
65-69292655
70-74253257
75-79213051
80-84192645
85 Plus154661

Gender

 Male 563 47%
 Female 639 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,184 98.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247815
25-34392564
35-44531265
45-549116107
55-649413107
65-7465772
75-8453558
85 Plus21324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 265 52%
 Single Guardian 68 13%
 Singles 154 30%
 Singles With Roommate 25 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 386 75%
 Households with Kids 126 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181018
2549
37411
471017
57613
66410
77512
85914
97815
1091221
1113821
12459
137815
147512
154711
165611
1761016
18077
197613
20415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61942 has a slightly less than average 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 61942 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61942 real estate data, the median home value of $72,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61942 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,160 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 42 3%
 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 228 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 195 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 89 15%
 Households Vacant 67 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 17%
 2 Bedroom 45 42%
 3+ Bedroom 44 41%
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 $51,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61942 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, 61942 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. However, that is not the case in 61942. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 480 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 18%
 No Earnings 335 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 480 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 18%
 No Earnings 335 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 552 95.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 3.5%
 Worked at Home 4 0.7%
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 35 9%
 High School Graduate 295 72%
 Associate's degree 19 5%
 Bachelor's degree 44 11%
 Master's degree 14 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 20.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61942

ZIP Code 61942 is in the Shiloh Community Unit School District 1. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61942.

Newman Grade School
207 South Coffin St
Newman, IL 61942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shiloh Community Unit School District 1

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