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61488 Zip Code (Wataga, IL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Wataga, IL (3.34%), Henderson, IL (0.03%)
County: Knox County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,028
Zip code population in 2010: 1,120
Zip code population in 2000: 1,199

Houses and condos: 543
Renter-occupied apartments: 76
% of renters here:

17%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 61488: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 25.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,630)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,328)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,771 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,521 (1.6%)

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Males: 507  (49.3%)
Females: 521  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 61488:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 61488:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Zip code 61488 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 61488 (2017)
    • 1,07589.7%White
    • 221.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 110.9%Two or more races
    • 90.8%Black
    • 10.08%American Indian
    • 10.08%Asian
    • 10.08%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $97,611
61488:

$97,611
Illinois:

$195,300



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 61488 zip code as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 61488 is 539 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 61488, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,611 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,611
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $38,959 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$38,959
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.1% for AGIs below $25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 44.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $620 (reported on 37.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$620
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,250 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,250
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,500 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,500
State:

+$12,903

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,540 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
61488:

$7,540
Illinois:

$17,929

Total itemized deductions: $17,950 (16% of AGI, reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,950
State:

$26,433

Here:

16.1% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,571 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,571
State:

$4,525

Taxes paid: $6,370 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
61488:

$6,370
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,230 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,230
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.6%
Here:

56%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 47.6% for AGIs below $25k, 53.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 61488, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,651 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,651
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $31,670 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,670
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.9% for AGIs below $10k, 68.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $777 (reported on 43.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$777
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $658 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$658
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$318 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$318
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$1,789 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,789
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$8,900 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,900
State:

+$2,327

Total itemized deductions: $15,719 (22% of AGI, reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,719
State:

$20,239

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,922 (3% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,922
State:

$3,719

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $4,431 (reported on 74.6% of returns)
61488:

$4,431
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,591 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,591
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.4%
Here:

61%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 44.8% for AGIs below $10k, 55.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$54,453
Illinois:

$62,992
Wataga, IL (61488) map Nearest zip codes: 61439, 61467, 61430, 61472, 61401, 61448.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.9%
Illinois:

47.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 40
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 414


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (7 now married, 10 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 153 (73 now married, 79 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61488 with a mortgage: 209 (33 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 168

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $880
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $413

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.6%
Whole state:

12.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 481980 to 1989
  • 1201970 to 1979
  • 511960 to 1969
  • 681950 to 1959
  • 161940 to 1949
  • 1971939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wataga, IL (61488)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wataga, IL (61488)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1092 bedrooms
  • 1573 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wataga, IL (61488)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wataga, IL (61488)
  • 13no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wataga, IL (61488) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wataga, IL (61488) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 761 vehicle
  • 1562 vehicles
  • 923 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wataga, IL (61488) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wataga, IL (61488) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 132 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 61488 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 61488 household income distribution in 2017
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$40,000 to $44,999
  • 14$45,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 59$60,000 to $74,999
  • 57$75,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 61488

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 61488
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $69,999
  • 56$70,000 to $79,999
  • 45$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$90,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 61488

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 61488
  • 7Less than $100
  • 3$200 to $249
  • 11$250 to $299
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 18$400 to $449
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 2No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $95,056
  • Two or more races householders: $53,203

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,611
61488:

$97,611
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,905 - $133,938

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $84,141
Here:

$84,141
State:

$257,121
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 61488
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 455
  • One, attached: 4
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • Mobile homes: 27

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61488

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61488
  • 93.1%528Drove a car alone
  • 5.1%29Carpooled
  • 0.4%2Motorcycle
  • 0.9%5Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61488

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61488
  • 3Less than 5 minutes
  • 395 to 9 minutes
  • 14510 to 14 minutes
  • 15515 to 19 minutes
  • 7220 to 24 minutes
  • 1425 to 29 minutes
  • 2930 to 34 minutes
  • 235 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 6945 to 59 minutes
  • 1360 to 89 minutes
  • 290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 77.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,029
  • In family households: 877 (173 male householders, 157 female householders)
    276 spouses, 255 children (220 natural, 6 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 151 (60 male householders (47 living alone)), 62 female householders (56 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 201 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 1 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 104 1-person, 12 2-persons, 6 3-persons

131 married couples with children.
57 single-parent households (7 men, 50 women).

98.6% of residents of 61488 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% very well, 25% well).

Foreign born population: 8 (0.8%)
(75.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

14.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 38%Burma
  • 13%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Most common first ancestries reported in 61488
  • 14%American
  • 11%Swedish
  • 11%English
  • 10%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 6%Italian
  • 4%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 7Before 1990

Zip code 61488 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • KNOX COUNTY LANDFILL (996 KNOX ROAD 2150 NORTH, BOX in WATAGA, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SCRAP TIRE MANAGEMENT, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Alternative names: KNOX COUNTY LANDFILL #3
  • COTTOM'S TRUCKING (895 IL RTE. 167 in WATAGA, IL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • BOOTH TRUCKING DBA?JIM (RTE. 150 NORTH - 3 MI. NORTH in WATAGA, IL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: BOOTH, JIM TRUCKING

Zip code 61488 marital status for males
Zip code 61488 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 16.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 15.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,197. Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.2%).

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

  • This state: 901
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 56
  • South: 23
  • West: 29

66% of the 61488 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

97% of the 61488 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wataga, IL (61488)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

11.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

13.8%
Illinois:

27.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 145,945Business and financial operations occupations
  • 56,686Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 52,023Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 43,955Management occupations
  • 39,894Transportation occupations
  • 35,329Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Information: Newspaper Publishers (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Siding Contractors (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
Most common first names in zip code 61488 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1075.7 years
Robert865.6 years
Ruth876.9 years
James770.8 years
William776.6 years
Ralph576.4 years
Charles565.0 years
Harold474.0 years
Raymond480.7 years
Florence483.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 61488 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2181.9 years
Olson985.5 years
Smith776.3 years
Peterson684.2 years
Behringer582.0 years
Allen470.5 years
Anderson469.7 years
Carlson474.3 years
Simpson478.2 years
Swanson461.8 years
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