60966 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Sheldon, IL (1.25%)
County: Iroquois County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,558
Zip code population in 2010: 1,526
Zip code population in 2000: 1,735

Houses and condos: 671
Renter-occupied apartments: 127
% of renters here:

20%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 60966: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 60.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.1% ($1,432)
Illinois:

2.3% ($3,939)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,103 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $815 (1.3%)

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Males: 851  (54.6%)
Females: 707  (45.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 60966:

For population 15 years and over in 60966:

Zip code 60966 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 60966

  • Zip code 60966 races chart
    • 1,458White population
    • 22Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 3Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 10Two or more races population
    • 27Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $67,500
60966:

$67,500
Illinois:

$169,600



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 60966 zip code as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 60966 to the number of sex offenders is 215 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.3 years
Illinois median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 60966, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,856 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,856
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $31,375 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
Here:

$31,375
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.2% for AGIs below $25k, 72.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $712 (reported on 36.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$712
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $911 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$911
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,911 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,911
State:

+$12,903

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,286 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
60966:

$11,286
Illinois:

$17,929
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,783 (20% of AGI, reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,783
State:

$26,433

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,075 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,075
State:

$4,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,725 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
60966:

$6,725
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,125 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,125
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 60966, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,512 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,512
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $29,250 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$29,250
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 96.8% for AGIs below $10k, 73.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $979 (reported on 46.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$979
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $797 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$797
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,169 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,169
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, -0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,916 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,916
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$10,635 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

+$10,635
State:

+$2,327

IRA payment deduction: $2,647 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
60966:

$2,647
Illinois:

$3,087

Total itemized deductions: $15,632 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,632
State:

$20,239

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,940 (3% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,940
State:

$3,719

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,121 (reported on 71.0% of returns)
60966:

$5,121
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,640 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,640
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 79.4%
Here:

79%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 79.3% for AGIs below $10k, 83.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 89.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$40,250
Illinois:

$56,210
Sheldon, IL (60966) map Nearest zip codes: 60945, 60931, 47951, 47942, 60974, 60970.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.3%
Illinois:

50.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

16.6%
Illinois:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 135
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 496


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 31 (19 now married, 12 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 338 (110 now married, 228 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 60966 with a mortgage: 284 (17 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 220

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $856
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S356

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

27.8%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

18.5%
Whole state:

7.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 60966: Sheldon District Fire Department (A), Sheldon Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Old Texas Cemetery (1), Sheldon Cemetery (2), Gaffield Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 941990 to 1999
  • 341980 to 1989
  • 321970 to 1979
  • 371960 to 1969
  • 761950 to 1959
  • 481940 to 1949
  • 2991939 or earlier

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Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sheldon, IL (60966)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 912 bedrooms
  • 2363 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sheldon, IL (60966)

  • 11no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 222 bedrooms
  • 593 bedrooms
  • 174 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sheldon, IL (60966) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 4no vehicle
  • 1491 vehicle
  • 2312 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Sheldon, IL (60966) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 12no vehicle
  • 561 vehicle
  • 552 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $675.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,500
60966:

$67,500
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,400 - $104,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 14.8%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 57.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,535

Size of family households: 197 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 162 1-person, 36 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

139 married couples with children.
187 single-parent households (37 men, 150 women).

97.9% of residents of 60966 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 22 (1.4%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 77%Canada
  • 23%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Most common first ancestries reported in 60966 (%)

  • 20%German
  • 14%American
  • 14%Irish
  • 9%Other groups
  • 6%English
  • 6%Polish
  • 3%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 60966 marital status for males
Zip code 60966 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 62%Utility gas
  • 21%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16%Electricity
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,966. Population change in the 1990s: -231 (-11.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


63% of the 60966 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

86% of the 60966 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

26.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 52,083Management occupations
  • 45,991Transportation occupations
  • 34,833Health technologists and technicians
  • 29,688Sales and related occupations
  • 28,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 28,250Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 38 people in nursing homes
Most common first names in zip code 60966 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2577.3 years
William2175.5 years
Charles2180.9 years
Mary1679.2 years
Robert1269.7 years
Dorothy1277.0 years
James1173.2 years
George1075.0 years
Richard875.6 years
Harry876.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 60966 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1673.3 years
Light1184.9 years
Eastburn978.0 years
Easter876.2 years
Warren781.3 years
Hall771.2 years
Burton780.7 years
Morgan684.3 years
Mayotte675.0 years
Disosway678.3 years

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