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ZIP Code 61956

Primary City:Villa Grove, IL (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (2:29pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.86, -88.14
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 61956

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 61956. 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 61956. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 61956, 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:
Villa Grove, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 61956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 61956 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 61956 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 61956 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,909
Population Density 86 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,281
Median Home Value $90,900
Land Area 33.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,185
Median Household Income $46,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 511982201
5-912090210
10-149793190
15-1910487191
20-248087167
25-299695191
30-3410086186
35-398596181
40-448487171
45-49109104213
50-54113104217
55-599988187
60-649192183
65-695254106
70-744958107
75-79344983
80-84274370
85 Plus193655

Gender

 Male 1,478 51%
 Female 1,431 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,805 96.4%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24173451
25-3410764171
35-4414848196
45-5420446250
55-6418140221
65-7411622138
75-8410013113
85 Plus41445

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 622 52%
 Single Guardian 199 17%
 Singles 316 27%
 Singles With Roommate 48 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 778 66%
 Households with Kids 407 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1251540
2231841
3181634
4211940
5292049
6221638
7211637
8221739
9262147
10221941
11252247
12151530
13142640
14211132
15222345
16212142
17251237
18181735
19181432
20151833

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 61956 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 61956 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 61956 real estate data, the median home value of $90,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 61956 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 61956 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 61956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,909 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 562 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 352 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 271 21%
 Households Vacant 96 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 18 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 10%
 2 Bedroom 123 49%
 3+ Bedroom 104 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 $46,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 61956 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. However, that is not the case in 61956. 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 852 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 28%
 No Earnings 702 33%
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 852 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 28%
 No Earnings 702 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,219 94.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.6%
 Worked at Home 64 4.9%
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 56 6%
 High School Graduate 694 73%
 Associate's degree 64 7%
 Bachelor's degree 96 10%
 Master's degree 46 5%
 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 331 85.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 61956

ZIP Code 61956 is in the Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 61956.

Villa Grove Elementary School
400 North Sycamore St
Villa Grove, IL 61956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302
Villa Grove High School
400 North Sycamore St
Villa Grove, IL 61956
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302
Villa Grove Jr High School
400 North Sycamore St
Villa Grove, IL 61956
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302

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