61920 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Charleston, IL (6.31%)
County: Coles County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 26,109
Zip code population in 2010: 25,594
Zip code population in 2000: 24,572

Houses and condos: 10,317
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,314
% of renters here:

46%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 61920: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 149.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 174 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.1% ($2,154)
Illinois:

2.3% ($3,939)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,277 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,999 (2.1%)

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Males: 12,820  (49.1%)
Females: 13,289  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 61920:

For population 15 years and over in 61920:

Zip code 61920 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 61920

  • Zip code 61920 races chart
    • 22,575White population
    • 1,536Black population
    • 34American Indian population
    • 370Asian population
    • 9Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 23Some other race population
    • 358Two or more races population
    • 689Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 22,526
Rural population: 3,582

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $102,400
61920:

$102,400
Illinois:

$169,600



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in 61920 zip code as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 61920 to the number of sex offenders is 828 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

24.6 years
Illinois median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 61920, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $51,409 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,409
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $39,273 (reported on 83.6% of returns)
Here:

$39,273
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.6% for AGIs below $25k, 77.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,287 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,287
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,457 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,457
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,584 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,584
State:

+$22,183
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,832 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,832
State:

+$12,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,268 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
61920:

$11,268
Illinois:

$17,929
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $22,600 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
61920:

$22,600
Illinois:

$24,666

Total itemized deductions: $20,281 (17% of AGI, reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,281
State:

$26,433

Here:

17.4% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,083 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,083
State:

$4,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,589 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
61920:

$8,589
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,848 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,848
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 61920, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,999 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,999
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $34,944 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$34,944
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,705 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,705
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,908 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,908
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,584 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,584
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,218 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,218
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,949 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
61920:

$2,949
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: $12,155 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$12,155
Illinois:

$16,965

Total itemized deductions: $16,240 (19% of AGI, reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,240
State:

$20,239

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $10k, 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,022 (4% of AGI, reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,022
State:

$3,719

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,341 (reported on 73.0% of returns)
61920:

$6,341
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,528 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,528
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.7%
Here:

56%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 44.2% for AGIs below $10k, 58.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$31,386
Illinois:

$56,210
Charleston, IL (61920) map Nearest zip codes: 61912, 62440, 61930, 62474, 61943, 61931.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.0%
Illinois:

50.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.8%
Illinois:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,458
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,992


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 192 (99 now married, 93 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,563 (2,023 now married, 6,540 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61920 with a mortgage: 2,941 (74 second mortgage, 294 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,195

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,123
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S441

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

29.3%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.6%
Whole state:

7.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 61920: Charleston Country Club (A), Charleston Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Charleston Public Library (C), Coles County Courthouse (D), Coles County Jail (E), Weller Hall (F), Walter Klehm Hall (G), Thut Greenhouse (H), Thomas Hall (I), Taylor Hall (J), Tarble Arts Center (K), Roberts G Buzzard Building (L), Quincy V Doudna Fine Arts Center (M), Phipps Lecture Hall (N), Pemberton Hall (O), McKinney Hall (P), Mary J Booth Library (Q), Martin Luther King Junior University Union (R), Lumpkin Hall (S), Livingston C Lord Administration Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 61920 include: Coffeeville Church (A), First Apostolic Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Methodist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Brethren Church (H), Immanuel Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Yocum Cemetery (1), Whetstone Cemetery (2), Welch Cemetery (3), Unity Cemetery (4), Stringtown Cemetery (5), Stoner Cemetery (6), Stewart Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Ridge Lake (A), Lake Charleston (B), Fox Ridge Lake (C), Glenwood Lake (D), Crabill Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Cassell Creek (A), Whetstone Creek (B), Riley Creek (C), Kickapoo Creek (D), Indian Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 61920 include: O'Brien Field (1), Fox Ridge State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1,1822000 to 2009
  • 1,3631990 to 1999
  • 1,1321980 to 1989
  • 1,8401970 to 1979
  • 1,1051960 to 1969
  • 1,1381950 to 1959
  • 3801940 to 1949
  • 2,1771939 or earlier

Zip code 61920 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charleston, IL (61920)

  • 12no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 9372 bedrooms
  • 2,7513 bedrooms
  • 1,0224 bedrooms
  • 3405+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, IL (61920)

  • 144no bedroom
  • 1,3661 bedroom
  • 1,6242 bedrooms
  • 9823 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 93no vehicle
  • 1,5161 vehicle
  • 2,1522 vehicles
  • 1,0423 vehicles
  • 2844 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 649no vehicle
  • 2,0431 vehicle
  • 1,2432 vehicles
  • 3073 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $622.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $102,400
61920:

$102,400
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,900 - $166,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $121,825
Here:

$121,825
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $119,231
Here:

$119,231
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $101,432
Here:

$101,432
State:

$206,569

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,603
Here:

$138,603
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $38,021
Here:

$38,021
State:

$36,193

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 12.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,952

Size of family households: 2,366 2-persons, 858 3-persons, 817 4-persons, 318 5-persons, 158 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,331 1-person, 955 2-persons, 510 3-persons, 73 4-persons, 25 5-persons

2,574 married couples with children.
777 single-parent households (120 men, 657 women).

94.8% of residents of 61920 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 16% well, 13% not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 15% well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% very well, 20% well, 8% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 21% well).

Foreign born population: 802 (3.1%)
(53.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 17%Canada
  • 13%India
  • 7%Nepal
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Dominican Republic
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Philippines

Most common first ancestries reported in 61920 (%)

  • 18%German
  • 14%Other groups
  • 11%American
  • 9%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 822010 or later
  • 3142000 to 2009
  • 1521990 to 1999
  • 371Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 61920:

All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 61920

Zip code 61920 marital status for males
Zip code 61920 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 47%Utility gas
  • 43%Electricity
  • 8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 22,767. Population change in the 1990s: +1,805 (+7.9%).

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


38% of the 61920 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

85% of the 61920 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, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

3.8%
Illinois:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

2.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

1.2%
Illinois:

26.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 56,512Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 51,563Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 46,023Management occupations
  • 45,500Legal occupations
  • 43,678Business and financial operations occupations
  • 40,057Health technologists and technicians

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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:

  • 3,532 people in college/university student housing
  • 234 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3,474 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 82 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 61920 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13680.5 years
John12676.3 years
William11777.0 years
Charles11075.8 years
Robert10372.9 years
James9575.5 years
George6575.3 years
Ruth6081.3 years
Helen5081.7 years
Dorothy4778.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 61920 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5581.5 years
Cox4278.7 years
Miller4084.3 years
Smith3876.0 years
Bennett3380.1 years
Anderson3180.2 years
Williams3077.6 years
Stewart3081.6 years
Wilson2979.0 years
Wright2777.6 years
Businesses in zip code 61920
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS7
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1

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