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61261 Zip Code (Lyndon, IL) Detailed Profile




City: Lyndon, IL (4.22%)
County: Whiteside County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 912
Zip code population in 2010: 975
Zip code population in 2000: 963

Houses and condos: 482
Renter-occupied apartments: 76
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 61261: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 17.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 51 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 61261
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.3% ($2,125)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,527)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,408 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,870 (2.6%)

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Males: 482  (52.8%)
Females: 430  (47.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 61261:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 61261:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

Zip code 61261 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 61261 (2019)
    • 93896.2%White
    • 202.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 141.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black
    • 10.1%American Indian
    • 10.1%Asian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $93,989
61261:

$93,989
Illinois:

$209,100



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 61261 zip code as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 61261 is 289 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 61261, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,652 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,652
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $32,720 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$32,720
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.4% for AGIs below $25k, 73.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $821 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$821
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,200 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,200
State:

$7,786

Profit/loss from business: +$4,450 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,450
State:

+$12,903

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,133 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
61261:

$7,133
Illinois:

$17,929

Total itemized deductions: $15,114 (21% of AGI, reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,114
State:

$26,433

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI

Charity contributions: $2,125 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,125
State:

$4,525

Taxes paid: $5,714 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
61261:

$5,714
State:

$11,968

Earned income credit: $2,200 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,200
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.7%
Here:

59%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 42.9% for AGIs below $25k, 70.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 61261, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,717 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,717
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $28,678 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$28,678
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 119.5% for AGIs below $10k, 70.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,129 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,129
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,000 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,000
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$412 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$412
State:

+$17,321

Profit/loss from business: +$3,857 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,857
State:

+$11,771

Profit/loss from farming: +$6,857 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,857
State:

+$2,327

Total itemized deductions: $13,311 (27% of AGI, reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$13,311
State:

$20,239

Here:

27.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,447 (3% of AGI, reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,447
State:

$3,719

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $4,348 (reported on 69.3% of returns)
61261:

$4,348
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,953 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,953
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.9%
Here:

64%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 52.1% for AGIs below $10k, 69.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,976
Illinois:

$69,187
Lyndon, IL (61261) map Nearest zip codes: 61270, 61277, 61037, 61251, 61283, 61258.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.2%
Illinois:

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

90.5%
Illinois:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 41
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 289


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 6 (6 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 203 (83 now married, 119 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61261 with a mortgage: 109 (7 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 148

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $939
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $412

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

8.7%
Whole state:

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

6.5%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.2
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 752014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 541960 to 1969
  • 711950 to 1959
  • 271940 to 1949
  • 1221939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lyndon, IL (61261)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lyndon, IL (61261)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 792 bedrooms
  • 1573 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyndon, IL (61261)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lyndon, IL (61261)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 422 bedrooms
  • 253 bedrooms
  • 464 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyndon, IL (61261) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lyndon, IL (61261) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 3no vehicle
  • 631 vehicle
  • 1122 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lyndon, IL (61261) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lyndon, IL (61261) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 342 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 61261 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 61261 household income distribution in 2019
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 63$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 61261

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 61261
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2$175,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 61261

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 61261
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 14$600 to $649
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 3$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3$3,000 to $3,499
  • 12No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $930.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $100,851
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $111,891

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,989
61261:

$93,989
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,175 - $134,934

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $113,437
Here:

$113,437
State:

$266,086

Mobile homes: $148,335
Here:

$148,335
State:

$59,325
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 61261
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 327
  • One, attached: 3
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 144

Unemployment: 3.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61261

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61261
  • 81.9%346Drove a car alone
  • 9.0%38Carpooled
  • 0.2%1Motorcycle
  • 1.7%7Walked
  • 6.6%28Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61261

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61261
  • 41Less than 5 minutes
  • 555 to 9 minutes
  • 6610 to 14 minutes
  • 2715 to 19 minutes
  • 5520 to 24 minutes
  • 4025 to 29 minutes
  • 3230 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 4545 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 912
  • Male householders: 181 (28 living alone), Female householders: 150 (40 living alone)
  • 196 spouses (193 opposite-sex spouses), 35 unmarried partners, (35 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 282 children (242 natural, 17 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 foster children, 19 other relatives, 38 non-relatives

Size of family households: 111 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 36 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 68 1-person, 23 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 9 4-persons

158 married couples with children.
41 single-parent households (41 women).

98.0% of residents of 61261 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1 (0.1%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.1%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Singapore
Most common first ancestries reported in 61261
  • 34%American
  • 17%German
  • 7%Dutch
  • 5%English
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 4Before 1990

Zip code 61261 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • GIBSON OIL CO (100 W COMMERCIAL ST in LYNDON, 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
  • GOLD STAR FS INCORPORATED (9506 LYNDON ROAD in LYNDON, IL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: BOOKS, PERIODICALS, AND NEWSPAPERS
    Organizations: WHITESIDE FS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: WHITESIDE FS INC
  • GOLD STAR FS INC (505 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET in LYNDON, IL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • CHAMBERLAIN TRUCKING (9551 WALNUT RD., RR #1 in LYNDON, IL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit

Zip code 61261 marital status for males
Zip code 61261 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Electricity

Population in 1990: 936. Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+2.9%).

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

  • This state: 774
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 56
  • South: 29
  • West: 37

62% of the 61261 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

89% of the 61261 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Lyndon, IL (61261)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Illinois:

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

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

31.0%
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 ($)
  • 110,002Business and financial operations occupations
  • 77,534Management occupations
  • 53,304Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 41,966Production occupations
  • 41,748Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 33,549Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GIBSON OIL CO (540 W COMMERCIAL ST in LYNDON, IL; small business)
    $7,565 with Army for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2006-03-29. Completion date: 2006-03-30.

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

  • Construction: Framing Contractors (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (1-4: 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

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: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of fires - 13 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 61261 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.6%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 61261
    • 3837.6%Outside Fires
    • 3332.7%Structure Fires
    • 2524.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 55.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 61261, Illinois

Most common first names in zip code 61261 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John978.3 years
Kenneth771.1 years
Robert670.1 years
Henry579.2 years
Hazel575.8 years
Dorothy479.8 years
Albert483.7 years
Donald470.7 years
William482.2 years
Leonard470.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 61261 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harrington581.2 years
Bolt474.5 years
Pilgrim479.0 years
Allen483.2 years
Attig381.7 years
Church374.0 years
Bowen378.3 years
Glazier381.0 years
Francis372.0 years
Brainerd377.7 years
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