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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 2019: 21,351
Zip code population in 2010: 21,934
Zip code population in 2000: 22,844

Houses and condos: 9,722
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,676
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 61081: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 123.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 173 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 61081
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.3% ($2,706)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,527)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,815 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,491 (2.2%)

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Males: 10,450  (48.9%)
Females: 10,901  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 61081:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 61081:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 61081 (2019)
    • 16,72776.3%White
    • 4,23519.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4732.2%Black
    • 3071.4%Two or more races
    • 1510.7%Asian
    • 210.10%Some other race
    • 200.09%American Indian
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Urban population: 17,279
Rural population: 4,071

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $117,430
61081:

$117,430
Illinois:

$209,100



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in 61081 zip code as of May 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 61081 is 382 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.5 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 2019:
This zip code:

$54,402
Illinois:

$69,187
Sterling, IL (61081) map Nearest zip codes: 61037, 61071, 61051, 61014, 61064, 61261.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.1%
Illinois:

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

52.2%
Illinois:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,223
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,544


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 286 (164 now married, 121 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,307 (1,835 now married, 2,470 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61081 with a mortgage: 3,572 (10 second mortgage, 226 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,559

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,090
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $478

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

9.6%
Whole state:

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

6.7%
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:

4.1
State:

4.2
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1762014 or later
  • 2162010 to 2013
  • 4622000 to 2009
  • 8731990 to 1999
  • 6481980 to 1989
  • 1,5201970 to 1979
  • 1,2811960 to 1969
  • 1,6521950 to 1959
  • 5301940 to 1949
  • 2,2611939 or earlier

Zip code 61081 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sterling, IL (61081)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sterling, IL (61081)
  • 26no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 1,3192 bedrooms
  • 3,2173 bedrooms
  • 1,2244 bedrooms
  • 2315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sterling, IL (61081)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sterling, IL (61081)
  • 210no bedroom
  • 7811 bedroom
  • 9972 bedrooms
  • 5143 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 223no vehicle
  • 1,6311 vehicle
  • 2,5672 vehicles
  • 1,0943 vehicles
  • 4284 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sterling, IL (61081) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 341no vehicle
  • 1,5881 vehicle
  • 5612 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 1234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 61081 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 61081 household income distribution in 2019
  • 306Less than $10,000
  • 267$10,000 to $14,999
  • 654$15,000 to $19,999
  • 537$20,000 to $24,999
  • 428$25,000 to $29,999
  • 488$30,000 to $34,999
  • 479$35,000 to $39,999
  • 430$40,000 to $44,999
  • 404$45,000 to $49,999
  • 601$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,175$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,225$75,000 to $99,999
  • 551$100,000 to $124,999
  • 331$125,000 to $149,999
  • 396$150,000 to $199,999
  • 419$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 61081

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 61081
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 129$40,000 to $49,999
  • 318$50,000 to $59,999
  • 444$60,000 to $69,999
  • 498$70,000 to $79,999
  • 544$80,000 to $89,999
  • 435$90,000 to $99,999
  • 549$100,000 to $124,999
  • 606$125,000 to $149,999
  • 386$150,000 to $174,999
  • 189$175,000 to $199,999
  • 495$200,000 to $249,999
  • 295$250,000 to $299,999
  • 315$300,000 to $399,999
  • 74$400,000 to $499,999
  • 103$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 28$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 61081

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 61081
  • 17Less than $100
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 96$200 to $249
  • 73$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 184$350 to $399
  • 199$400 to $449
  • 256$450 to $499
  • 384$500 to $549
  • 307$550 to $599
  • 133$600 to $649
  • 224$650 to $699
  • 78$700 to $749
  • 36$750 to $799
  • 86$800 to $899
  • 51$1,000 to $1,249
  • 81$1,500 to $1,999
  • 33$2,000 to $2,499
  • 37$3,500 or more
  • 124No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $700.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $100,271.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $119,532
  • Black or African American householders: $91,451
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $132,146
  • Asian householders: $103,765
  • Some other race householders: $98,209
  • Two or more races householders: $137,252
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $95,506

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,430
61081:

$117,430
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,772 - $182,439

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $160,335
Here:

$160,335
State:

$266,086

Townhouses or other attached units: $177,169
Here:

$177,169
State:

$247,630

In 2-unit structures: $99,815
Here:

$99,815
State:

$268,780

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,578
Here:

$220,578
State:

$306,067

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,644,199
Here:

$2,644,199
State:

$303,902

Mobile homes: $123,553
Here:

$123,553
State:

$59,325
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 61081
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,058
  • One, attached: 195
  • Two: 513
  • 3 or 4: 597
  • 5 to 9: 557
  • 10 to 19: 235
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 328
  • Mobile homes: 41

Unemployment: 3.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61081

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61081
  • 81.2%8,318Drove a car alone
  • 10.6%1,084Carpooled
  • 0.8%78Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%37Bicycle
  • 3.3%337Walked
  • 0.8%83Other means
  • 2.5%261Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61081

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61081
  • 622Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,8305 to 9 minutes
  • 2,40510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,44015 to 19 minutes
  • 78520 to 24 minutes
  • 45825 to 29 minutes
  • 51730 to 34 minutes
  • 11135 to 39 minutes
  • 14840 to 44 minutes
  • 22445 to 59 minutes
  • 25660 to 89 minutes
  • 14690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 77.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,351
  • Male householders: 4,508 (1,191 living alone), Female householders: 4,290 (1,450 living alone)
  • 4,238 spouses (4,164 opposite-sex spouses), 738 unmarried partners, (738 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,798 children (5,330 natural, 276 adopted, 196 stepchildren), 540 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 139 parents, 0 foster children, 153 other relatives, 396 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 493 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,870 2-persons, 1,124 3-persons, 971 4-persons, 423 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,640 1-person, 403 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

2,849 married couples with children.
1,371 single-parent households (195 men, 1,176 women).

88.0% of residents of 61081 zip code speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 17% well, 14% not well, 5% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% very well, 22% well, 16% not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 62% well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,135 (5.3%)
(31.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.3%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 53%Honduras
  • 11%Malaysia
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 5%Moldova
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 2%Israel
  • 2%Barbados
Most common first ancestries reported in 61081
  • 22%German
  • 14%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 1%Dutch
  • 1%European
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4172010 or later
  • 5362000 to 2009
  • 2321990 to 1999
  • 420Before 1990

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: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

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

  • This state: 15,850
  • Northeast: 194
  • Midwest: 2,000
  • South: 1,179
  • West: 471

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.

90% of the 61081 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Sterling, IL (61081)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 127
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

11.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 98
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

15.1%
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 ($)
  • 214,205Legal occupations
  • 71,575Management occupations
  • 66,157Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 64,290Business and financial operations occupations
  • 63,474Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 62,309Architecture and engineering occupations

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 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:

  • 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 intellectually disabled
  • 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

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 120. The highest number of fires - 151 took place in 2003, and the least - 86 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 61081 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.6%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 61081
    • 1,11654.6%Structure Fires
    • 59729.2%Outside Fires
    • 24011.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 914.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 61081, Illinois

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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