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60970 Zip Code (Watseka, IL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Watseka, IL (2.34%), Iroquois, IL (0.05%)
County: Iroquois County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 6,826
Zip code population in 2010: 7,190
Zip code population in 2000: 7,582

Houses and condos: 3,734
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,073
% of renters here:

33%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 60970: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 129.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 60970
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.1% ($2,115)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,527)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,419 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,526 (2.0%)

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Males: 3,102  (45.4%)
Females: 3,724  (54.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 60970:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 60970:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Zip code 60970 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 60970 (2019)
    • 6,73793.7%White
    • 2623.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 791.1%Two or more races
    • 600.8%Black
    • 420.6%Asian
    • 80.1%American Indian
    • 20.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 5,032
Rural population: 1,793

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $98,633
60970:

$98,633
Illinois:

$209,100



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in 60970 zip code as of September 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 60970 is 275 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Illinois:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 60970, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $49,183 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,183
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $37,062 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$37,062
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.6% for AGIs below $25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 30.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,443 (reported on 40.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,443
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,702 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,702
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,128 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,128
State:

+$22,183
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,288 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,288
State:

+$12,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,228 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
60970:

$9,228
Illinois:

$17,929
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,650 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
60970:

$21,650
Illinois:

$24,666

Total itemized deductions: $20,006 (19% of AGI, reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,006
State:

$26,433

Here:

18.5% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,654 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,654
State:

$4,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,933 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
60970:

$7,933
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,218 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,218
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 70.5%
Here:

71%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 65.5% for AGIs below $25k, 70.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 60970, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,348 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,348
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $31,555 (reported on 79.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,555
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 89.9% for AGIs below $10k, 67.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,944 (reported on 52.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,944
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,379 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,379
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,604 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,604
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,772 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,772
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$6,353 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

+$6,353
State:

+$2,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,973 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
60970:

$2,973
Illinois:

$3,087
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,400 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$8,400
Illinois:

$16,965

Total itemized deductions: $16,308 (21% of AGI, reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,308
State:

$20,239

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs below $10k, 7.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,184 (4% of AGI, reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,184
State:

$3,719

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,373 (reported on 71.4% of returns)
60970:

$5,373
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,795 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,795
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.2%
Here:

73%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 67.8% for AGIs below $10k, 75.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$44,961
Illinois:

$69,187
Watseka, IL (60970) map Nearest zip codes: 60974, 60951, 60928, 60945, 60966, 60953.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.5%
Illinois:

45.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.7%
Illinois:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 429
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,767


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 62 (38 now married, 23 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,323 (549 now married, 773 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 60970 with a mortgage: 1,125 (18 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,015

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,004
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $406

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.8%
Whole state:

11.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 60970: Iroquois County Farm (A), Watseka Public Library (B), Watseka City Hall (C), Iroqouis County Historical Museum (D), Iroquois County Courthouse (E), Watseka Volunteer Fire Department (F), Iroquois Memorial Hospital Ambulance (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 60970 include: Prairie Dell Church (A), Saint Paulinus Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Belmont Cemetery (1), Body Cemetery (2), Keen Cemetery (3), Iroquois Memorial Park (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5), Pierce Cemetery (6), Lyman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Fish Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Jefferson Creek (A), Sugar Creek (B), Spring Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 60970 include: Peters Park (1), Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve (2), Forest Park (3), Kay Park (4), Legion Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 222014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 3752000 to 2009
  • 5721990 to 1999
  • 4361980 to 1989
  • 5311970 to 1979
  • 3081960 to 1969
  • 4991950 to 1959
  • 1621940 to 1949
  • 7371939 or earlier

Zip code 60970 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Watseka, IL (60970)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Watseka, IL (60970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 4792 bedrooms
  • 1,1433 bedrooms
  • 3464 bedrooms
  • 885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watseka, IL (60970)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watseka, IL (60970)
  • 76no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 4212 bedrooms
  • 2663 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Watseka, IL (60970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Watseka, IL (60970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 24no vehicle
  • 6861 vehicle
  • 9922 vehicles
  • 3603 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Watseka, IL (60970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Watseka, IL (60970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 240no vehicle
  • 6321 vehicle
  • 1562 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

  • Zip code 60970 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 60970 household income distribution in 2019
  • 180Less than $10,000
  • 231$10,000 to $14,999
  • 293$15,000 to $19,999
  • 187$20,000 to $24,999
  • 191$25,000 to $29,999
  • 166$30,000 to $34,999
  • 149$35,000 to $39,999
  • 214$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 249$50,000 to $59,999
  • 327$60,000 to $74,999
  • 460$75,000 to $99,999
  • 174$100,000 to $124,999
  • 103$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 60970

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 60970
  • 87Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 50$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 97$40,000 to $49,999
  • 140$50,000 to $59,999
  • 85$60,000 to $69,999
  • 163$70,000 to $79,999
  • 140$80,000 to $89,999
  • 88$90,000 to $99,999
  • 319$100,000 to $124,999
  • 102$125,000 to $149,999
  • 120$150,000 to $174,999
  • 82$175,000 to $199,999
  • 118$200,000 to $249,999
  • 46$250,000 to $299,999
  • 49$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 60970

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 60970
  • 9Less than $100
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 40$150 to $199
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 43$300 to $349
  • 60$350 to $399
  • 135$400 to $449
  • 94$450 to $499
  • 108$500 to $549
  • 147$550 to $599
  • 70$600 to $649
  • 83$650 to $699
  • 36$700 to $749
  • 3$800 to $899
  • 23$900 to $999
  • 13$2,000 to $2,499
  • 74No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $673.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $115,951.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $100,511
  • Asian householders: $369,033
  • Two or more races householders: $73,806
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $43,613

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,633
60970:

$98,633
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,106 - $143,581

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $137,109
Here:

$137,109
State:

$266,086

Townhouses or other attached units: $51,992
Here:

$51,992
State:

$247,630

Mobile homes: $12,270
Here:

$12,270
State:

$59,325
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 60970
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,500
  • One, attached: 186
  • Two: 116
  • 3 or 4: 291
  • 5 to 9: 148
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 155
  • Mobile homes: 274

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 60970

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 60970
  • 82.1%2,689Drove a car alone
  • 10.9%356Carpooled
  • 0.1%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%16Bicycle
  • 2.6%86Walked
  • 1.6%51Other means
  • 1.7%55Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 60970

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 60970
  • 247Less than 5 minutes
  • 9895 to 9 minutes
  • 44110 to 14 minutes
  • 35015 to 19 minutes
  • 26420 to 24 minutes
  • 9225 to 29 minutes
  • 26730 to 34 minutes
  • 5335 to 39 minutes
  • 10940 to 44 minutes
  • 12745 to 59 minutes
  • 16960 to 89 minutes
  • 9090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,826
  • Male householders: 1,622 (459 living alone), Female householders: 1,584 (714 living alone)
  • 1,366 spouses (1,366 opposite-sex spouses), 292 unmarried partners, (292 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,425 children (1,371 natural, 2 adopted, 50 stepchildren), 55 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 92 parents, 0 foster children, 17 other relatives, 181 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 167 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,016 2-persons, 412 3-persons, 213 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 41 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,174 1-person, 169 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 13 4-persons

717 married couples with children.
334 single-parent households (127 men, 207 women).

95.2% of residents of 60970 zip code speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% very well, 31% well, 21% not well, 9% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% very well, 22% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 215 (3.2%)
(55.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 31%Honduras
  • 27%Ukraine
  • 18%Malaysia
  • 9%Costa Rica
  • 7%Bangladesh
  • 5%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 60970
  • 23%German
  • 13%American
  • 10%Irish
  • 6%French
  • 6%English
  • 2%Polish
  • 2%Albanian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 492000 to 2009
  • 561990 to 1999
  • 99Before 1990

Zip code 60970 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • INTERSTATE ASPHALT LLC (600 E WALNUT ST in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
  • IROQUOIS PAVING CORP (RT 24 W in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Organizations: IROQUOIS PAVING CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LIFETIME DOORS (317 SOUTH OLD US HIGHWAY 24 in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRODUCTS
    Organizations: LIFE TIME DOORS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CHICAGO STEEL TAPE CO (450 CIPS STREET in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MEASURING AND CONTROLLING DEVICES
    Organizations: NARDONI DENNIS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (200 FAIRMAN AVENUE in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
  • PENCE OIL CO (MAPLE ST in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • GRISWOLD FEED INC (890 E WALNUT in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • HERITAGE FS INC (713 E WALNUT in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • DANIEL TRUCKING (314 S. BUNKER in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • HARTLE SCRAP BUYERS (R.R. #2 BOX 206 in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • KENDALL COUNTY CONCRETE INC (601 E WALNUT ST in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • MEIER OIL SERVICE INC (805 S SECOND in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • D E LYNCH CONSTRUCTION CO INC (RT 24 in WATSEKA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

Zip code 60970 marital status for males
Zip code 60970 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 7,072. Population change in the 1990s: +510 (+7.2%).

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

  • This state: 5,225
  • Northeast: 83
  • Midwest: 772
  • South: 276
  • West: 231

62% of the 60970 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

93% of the 60970 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Watseka, IL (60970)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

8.2%
Illinois:

11.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.3%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

16.0%
Illinois:

27.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 101,928Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 61,703Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,529Health technologists and technicians
  • 54,298Business and financial operations occupations
  • 53,226Construction and extraction occupations
  • 44,126Management occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 4)
  • Information: Newspaper Publishers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 57 took place in 2010, and the least - 13 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 60970 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.8%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 60970
    • 29147.8%Structure Fires
    • 19331.7%Outside Fires
    • 6410.5%Other
    • 6110.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 60970, Illinois

Most common first names in zip code 60970 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7778.8 years
John5977.7 years
Robert5870.0 years
William5676.9 years
Charles4976.6 years
Dorothy4578.1 years
James4372.4 years
Helen4182.0 years
Ruth4078.6 years
George3674.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 60970 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3076.5 years
Martin3077.3 years
Miller2881.1 years
Williams1879.3 years
Anderson1681.0 years
Peters1680.8 years
Brown1674.6 years
Thompson1577.9 years
Trumble1575.4 years
Townsend1383.2 years
Businesses in zip code 60970
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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