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ZIP Code 61953

Primary City:Tuscola, IL (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (9:31pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.8, -88.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61953

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61953. 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 61953. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61953, 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:
Tuscola, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61953 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61953 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 61953 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61953 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,216
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,796
Median Home Value $107,300
Land Area 120.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,573
Median Household Income $53,584

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5189196385
5-9221209430
10-14219238457
15-19182206388
20-24168179347
25-29170195365
30-34192180372
35-39188185373
40-44202207409
45-49230214444
50-54250254504
55-59206192398
60-64162182344
65-69119129248
70-7493132225
75-7992119211
80-845987146
85 Plus50120170

Gender

 Male 2,992 48%
 Female 3,224 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,017 96.8%
 Black Or African American 23 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 30 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 78 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242482106
25-34220135355
35-44321103424
45-54429110539
55-6436583448
65-7425539294
75-8421445259
85 Plus8563148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,389 54%
 Single Guardian 318 12%
 Singles 748 29%
 Singles With Roommate 118 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,776 69%
 Households with Kids 797 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1424789
2373168
3353570
4394079
5413879
6344175
7504393
8484088
9484795
10465399
11414182
12415091
13534598
14384987
15374279
16443983
17444084
18345286
19233356
20392867

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61953 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61953 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61953 real estate data, the median home value of $107,300 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 61953. Rentals in 61953 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61953 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,200 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 16 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,181 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 732 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 660 24%
 Households Vacant 223 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 46 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 54 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 130 24%
 2 Bedroom 230 42%
 3+ Bedroom 173 32%
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 $53,584 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 61953 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 61953 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,318 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,229 25%
 No Earnings 1,381 28%
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 2,318 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,229 25%
 No Earnings 1,381 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,959 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 3%
 Worked at Home 120 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 241 12%
 High School Graduate 1,324 65%
 Associate's degree 169 8%
 Bachelor's degree 229 11%
 Master's degree 51 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 32 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,071 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 80 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61953

ZIP Code 61953 is in the Tuscola Community Unit School District 301. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61953.

East Prairie Middle School
409 South Prairie St
Tuscola, IL 61953
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
North Ward Elementary School
1201 North Prairie St
Tuscola, IL 61953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
Tuscola High School
500 South Prairie St
Tuscola, IL 61953
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
Bear Creek School
303 E County Road 600 N
Tuscola, IL 61953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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