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61081 Zip Code (Sterling, IL) Detailed Profile



Cities: Sterling, IL (4.73%), Como, IL (0.92%), Coleta, IL (0.47%)
Counties: Whiteside County, IL (94.53%), Lee County, IL (5.47%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 21,435
Zip code population in 2010: 21,934
Zip code population in 2000: 22,844

Houses and condos: 9,450
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,381
% of renters here:

28%
State:

35%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 61081: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 123.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 174 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 61081
Zip code 61081 (Sterling, Illinois) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

2.4% ($2,331)
Illinois:

2.3% ($4,101)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,499 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,942 (2.1%)

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Males: 10,218  (47.7%)
Females: 11,217  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 61081:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 61081:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 61081 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 61081

  • Zip code 61081 races chart
    • 16,727White population
    • 473Black population
    • 20American Indian population
    • 151Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 21Some other race population
    • 307Two or more races population
    • 4,235Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 17,347
Rural population: 4,087

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $96,200
61081:

$96,200
Illinois:

$180,300



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in 61081 zip code as of February 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 61081 to the number of sex offenders is 480 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.2 years
Illinois median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 61081, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,709 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,709
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $40,223 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$40,223
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.4% for AGIs below $25k, 76.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,673 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,673
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,143 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,143
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,531 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,531
State:

+$22,183
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,977 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,977
State:

+$12,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,308 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
61081:

$10,308
Illinois:

$17,929
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,975 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
61081:

$18,975
Illinois:

$24,666

Total itemized deductions: $19,908 (19% of AGI, reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$19,908
State:

$26,433

Here:

18.7% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,255 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,255
State:

$4,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,290 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
61081:

$8,290
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,194 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,194
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 45.4% for AGIs below $25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 61081, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,511 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,511
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $33,286 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$33,286
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 129.2% for AGIs below $10k, 69.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,941 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,941
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,524 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,524
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,065 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,065
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,002 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$9,002
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$7,040 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,040
State:

+$2,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,062 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
61081:

$3,062
Illinois:

$3,087
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,617 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$8,617
Illinois:

$16,965

Total itemized deductions: $15,970 (20% of AGI, reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$15,970
State:

$20,239

Here:

20.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,478 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,478
State:

$3,719

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,482 (reported on 71.3% of returns)
61081:

$5,482
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,571 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,571
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.4%
Here:

60%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 53.1% for AGIs below $10k, 60.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$47,782
Illinois:

$59,588
Sterling, IL (61081) map Nearest zip codes: 61037, 61071, 61051, 61014, 61064, 61261.
Sterling Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.6%
Illinois:

49.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.7%
Illinois:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,090
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,509


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 329 (110 now married, 219 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,312 (1,890 now married, 2,422 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61081 with a mortgage: 3,876 (83 second mortgage, 373 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,342

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

12.5%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 61081: Jordan Center (A), Eastwood Industrial Park (B), Oppold Marina (C), Midway Drive-In (D), Dillon Home Museum (E), Sterling City Hall (F), Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society Museum (G), Coleta Fire Department (H), Sterling Fire Department Headquarters (I), Sterling Fire Department Station 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Northland Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 61081 include: Amazing Grace Assembly of Sterling (A), Bethel Reformed Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene of Sterling (E), First Congregational Church of Sterling (F), First Open Bible Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Colcord Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Oak Knoll Cemetery (3), Peugh Cemetery (4), Hickory Grove Cemetery (5), Penrose Friends Cemetery (6), Como Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: French Pond (A), Leo Johnson Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Skunk Creek (A), Elkhorn Creek (B), Buffalo Creek (C), Jordan Creek (D), Goose Creek (E), Sugar Creek (F), Spring Creek (G), Wild Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 61081 include: Eberly Park (1), Gartner Park (2), Scheid Park (3), Kilgour Park (4), Indian Mounds Historic Site (5), Sinnissippi Park (6), Hoover Park (7), Thomas Park (8), Central Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 85Built 2010 to 2013
  • 762Built 2000 to 2009
  • 754Built 1990 to 1999
  • 524Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,346Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,649Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,644Built 1950 to 1959
  • 680Built 1940 to 1949
  • 2,006Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 61081 population

Zip code 61081 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sterling, IL (61081)

  • 8no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 1,3232 bedrooms
  • 3,3023 bedrooms
  • 1,2314 bedrooms
  • 2875+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 61081 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sterling, IL (61081)

  • 183no bedroom
  • 7441 bedroom
  • 8052 bedrooms
  • 4593 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 61081 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 196no vehicle
  • 1,7031 vehicle
  • 2,7022 vehicles
  • 1,1693 vehicles
  • 3914 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 61081 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 561no vehicle
  • 1,2191 vehicle
  • 4672 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 61081 population

  • Zip code 61081 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 61081 household income distribution in 2015
  • 397Less than $10,000
  • 357$10,000 to $14,999
  • 625$15,000 to $19,999
  • 560$20,000 to $24,999
  • 520$25,000 to $29,999
  • 673$30,000 to $34,999
  • 483$35,000 to $39,999
  • 486$40,000 to $44,999
  • 344$45,000 to $49,999
  • 700$50,000 to $59,999
  • 980$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,034$75,000 to $99,999
  • 555$100,000 to $124,999
  • 327$125,000 to $149,999
  • 322$150,000 to $199,999
  • 236$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 61081

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 61081
  • 63Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 122$25,000 to $29,999
  • 88$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 250$40,000 to $49,999
  • 398$50,000 to $59,999
  • 433$60,000 to $69,999
  • 711$70,000 to $79,999
  • 651$80,000 to $89,999
  • 503$90,000 to $99,999
  • 639$100,000 to $124,999
  • 552$125,000 to $149,999
  • 455$150,000 to $174,999
  • 256$175,000 to $199,999
  • 399$200,000 to $249,999
  • 243$250,000 to $299,999
  • 209$300,000 to $399,999
  • 55$400,000 to $499,999
  • 79$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 61081

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 61081
  • 9Less than $100
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 89$150 to $199
  • 44$200 to $249
  • 83$250 to $299
  • 134$300 to $349
  • 201$350 to $399
  • 262$400 to $449
  • 233$450 to $499
  • 308$500 to $549
  • 256$550 to $599
  • 293$600 to $649
  • 63$650 to $699
  • 14$750 to $799
  • 64$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 43$1,500 to $1,999
  • 75$2,000 to $2,499
  • 12$3,000 to $3,499
  • 41$3,500 or more
  • 113No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $628.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $97,922
  • Black or African American householders: $74,917
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $108,255
  • Asian householders: $85,005
  • Some other race householders: $80,453
  • Two or more races householders: $112,438
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $78,239

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,200
61081:

$96,200
Illinois:

$180,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,700 - $159,500

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $130,274
Here:

$130,274
State:

$243,209

Townhouses or other attached units: $168,800
Here:

$168,800
State:

$218,951

In 2-unit structures: $181,494
Here:

$181,494
State:

$241,787

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,569
Here:

$155,569
State:

$265,773

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,109
Here:

$131,109
State:

$280,416

Mobile homes: $66,591
Here:

$66,591
State:

$52,981

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,969
  • One, attached: 213
  • Two: 367
  • 3 or 4: 508
  • 5 to 9: 481
  • 10 to 19: 160
  • 20 to 49: 134
  • 50 or more: 436
  • Mobile homes: 182

Unemployment: 6.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61081

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61081
  • 84.5%8,393Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%831Carpooled
  • 0.4%35Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%18Motorcycle
  • 0.9%91Bicycle
  • 1.4%136Walked
  • 2.0%203Other means
  • 2.2%220Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61081

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61081
  • 740Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,2275 to 9 minutes
  • 2,68810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,30415 to 19 minutes
  • 95320 to 24 minutes
  • 45425 to 29 minutes
  • 30930 to 34 minutes
  • 8835 to 39 minutes
  • 11640 to 44 minutes
  • 30145 to 59 minutes
  • 29160 to 89 minutes
  • 23690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,989
  • In family households: 17,503 (3,284 male householders, 2,285 female householders)
    4,152 spouses, 6,369 children (5,855 natural, 121 adopted, 395 stepchildren), 285 grandchildren, 135 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 164 other relatives, 561 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,486 (1,279 male householders (1,031 living alone)), 1,751 female householders (1,638 living alone)), 456 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 446 (302 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,829 2-persons, 1,128 3-persons, 910 4-persons, 391 5-persons, 240 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,669 1-person, 308 2-persons, 53 3-persons

3,159 married couples with children.
1,621 single-parent households (572 men, 1,049 women).

90.2% of residents of 61081 zip code speak English at home.
8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 20% well, 14% not well, 3% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% very well, 30% well, 14% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% very well, 74% well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 982 (4.6%)
(52.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.6%
Whole state:

14.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 9%Bangladesh
  • 8%Barbados
  • 3%Israel
  • 2%France
  • 2%Yemen
  • 2%Saudi Arabia
  • 2%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 61081 (%)

  • 23%German
  • 15%American
  • 6%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Swedish
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%Dutch

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 572010 or later
  • 3992000 to 2009
  • 2691990 to 1999
  • 473Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 61081 population

Zip code 61081 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NATIONAL MANUFACTURING CO (1 FIRST AVENUE in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1995-0444, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: HARDWARE; ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING
    Alternative names: NATIONAL MFG CO-STERLING
  • LAWRENCE HARDWARE (2 FIRST AVE. in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1996-0306, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 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: HARDWARE
    Alternative names: LAWRENCE BROTHERS, LAWRENCE BROTHERS INC PLT 1
  • ALLIANCE MATERIALS (13134 GALT RD in STERLING, 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: NONMETALLIC MINERAL PRODUCTS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • MENK USA (2207 ENTERPRISE DR in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: HEATING EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT ELECTRIC AND WARM AIR FURNACES; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: HEATING EQUIPMENT (EXCEPT WARM AIR FURNACES) MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: MENK USA LLC, MENK USA LLC-STERLING
  • QUALITY READY MIX CONCRETE CO (13134 GALT ROAD in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Business NAICS classification: READY-MIX CONCRETE MANUFACTURING.
  • MR. NIFTY CLEANERS INC (1102 E 4TH ST in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR 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
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Business NAICS classification: DRYCLEANING AND LAUNDRY SERVICES (EXCEPT COIN-OPERATED).
    Organizations: SPURGETIS DENNIS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ILLINOIS BELL (506 N FIRST AVE in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ILLINOIS BELL TELEPHONE CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ILL BELL - Q78420, ILL BELL TEL CO STERLING CO
  • HECKETT MULTISERV - PLANT #26 (RT. 2 W LINCOLN HIGHWAY in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED
    Organizations: HARSCO CORP HECKETT DIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HARSCO CORP. HECKETT MULTISERV PLANT 26, HECKETT DIV OF HARSCO PLANT 26, HECKETT MULTISERV PLANT 26 A HARSCO COMPANY
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS WATER CORP (1701 E FIRST AVE in STERLING, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: NORTHERN IL WATER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NARDI ENTERPRISES (411 S MAIN ST in COLETA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BOB PROPHETER CONSTRUCTION LLC (ROUTE 2 AT ROUTE 30 in STERLING, 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: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
  • ALLIANCE MATERIALS, INC. (1 M NE EMERSON in STERLING, 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: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Alternative names: FRANK N BUTLER COMPANY
  • ROCK RIVER CARTAGE INC (13475 GALT ROAD in STERLING, 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

Zip code 61081 marital status for males
Zip code 61081 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Utility gas
  • 18%Electricity
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 22,261. Population change in the 1990s: +583 (+2.6%).

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

  • This state: 16,504
  • Northeast: 189
  • Midwest: 1,919
  • South: 926
  • West: 699

59% of the 61081 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

91% of the 61081 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 281
Here:

10.9%
Illinois:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

10.3%
Illinois:

9.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

27.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 69,375Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 68,750Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 66,324Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,625Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 61,477Legal occupations
  • 59,551Law enforcement workers including supervisors
Note: State values scaled to 61081 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • RODEKAMP, CARL F (1901 N LOCUST ST in STERLING, IL; small business) : $112,425 in 16 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Facilities Operations Support Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $11,250; 2002: $8,772; 2003: $20,022; 2004: $39,484; 2005: $17,820; 2006: $15,077.

    Biggest contracts:
    $11,250 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2001-11-08. Completion date: 2002-03-31.
    $11,200, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-23. Completion date: 2004-03-31.
    $11,200 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2004-01-23. Completion date: 2004-03-31.
    $11,200 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2003-02-19. Completion date: 2004-03-31.
  • CREATIVE CUISINE CATERING INC (1741 INDUSTRIAL DR UNIT 24 in STERLING, IL; small business) : $13,766 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $7,313 with Army for Meat, Poultry, and Fish. Signed on 2004-08-10. Completion date: 2004-08-10.
    $6,453, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-20. Completion date: 2004-07-27.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 7)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 20-49: 1)

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:

  • 333 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 245 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 66 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 61081 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21175.6 years
Robert15669.9 years
Mary14880.2 years
William12875.4 years
Helen11879.3 years
George9977.4 years
James9870.9 years
Dorothy8779.3 years
Charles8575.5 years
Ruth8281.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 61081 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6978.1 years
Smith6878.2 years
Miller6276.9 years
Stern2877.9 years
Davis2679.2 years
Anderson2678.1 years
Brown2572.2 years
Williams2269.3 years
Janssen2277.3 years
Clark2179.7 years
Businesses in zip code 61081
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's1
CVS1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Finish Line1Taco Bell1
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
GNC1UPS2
GameStop1Vans1
Goodwill2Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1
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