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61920 Zip Code (Charleston, IL) Detailed Profile




City: Charleston, IL (6.31%)
County: Coles County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 20,635
Zip code population in 2010: 25,594
Zip code population in 2000: 24,572

Houses and condos: 10,073
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,045
% of renters here:

46%
State:

33%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 61920: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 149.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 138 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

1.9% ($2,780)
Illinois:

2.0% ($4,912)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,800 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,786 (1.9%)

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Males: 10,188  (49.4%)
Females: 10,446  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 61920:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 61920:

  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Zip code 61920 compared to 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 61920 (2022)
    • 17,55485.1%White
    • 1,2706.2%Black
    • 7243.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6203.0%Two or more races
    • 3191.5%Asian
    • 1400.7%Some other race
    • 40.02%American Indian
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Urban population: 17,803
Rural population: 2,831

Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $142,584
61920:

$142,584
Illinois:

$251,600



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in 61920 zip code as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 61920 is 470 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.6 years
Illinois median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Illinois:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 61920, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $58,496 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,496
State:

$82,626

Salary/wage: $45,805 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$45,805
State:

$66,640
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1175.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3448.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5855.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8416.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14481.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 72007.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,399 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,399
Illinois:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 24.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 175.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1425.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,779 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$6,779
State:

$9,061
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.0% for AGIs below $25k, 24.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 111.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 166.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 479.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7096.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,651 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,651
State:

+$31,684
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 23.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 108.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 496.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7855.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,014 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,014
State:

+$12,175
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.9% for AGIs below $25k, 69.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 180.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 293.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 471.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5780.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,922 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
61920:

$14,922
Illinois:

$21,613
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.9% for AGIs below $25k, 63.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 176.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 283.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 736.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2867.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $15,575 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
61920:

$15,575
Illinois:

$30,962
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 778.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $35,677 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
Here:

$35,677
State:

$34,948
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 111.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 212.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 573.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5107.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $16,480 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,480
State:

$13,122
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 240.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2552.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,240 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
61920:

$7,240
State:

$8,563
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 141.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1016.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,123 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,123
State:

$2,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.3% for AGIs below $25k, 64.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 94.2%
Here:

94%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 93.6% for AGIs below $25k, 95.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.9% for AGIs over 200k)

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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 42.7% for AGIs below $25k, 52.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2022:
This zip code:

$52,123
Illinois:

$76,708
Charleston, IL (61920) map Nearest zip codes: 61912, 62440, 61930, 62474, 61943, 61931.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.4%
Illinois:

44.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.8%
Illinois:

45.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,372
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,530


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 197 (80 now married, 117 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,751 (1,606 now married, 4,168 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 61920 with a mortgage: 2,355 (166 second mortgage, 160 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 77

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,222
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $554

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

23.2%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

10.6%
Whole state:

5.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 302020 or later
  • 5832010 to 2019
  • 8102000 to 2009
  • 1,5031990 to 1999
  • 1,6471980 to 1989
  • 1,8311970 to 1979
  • 9371960 to 1969
  • 5741950 to 1959
  • 2791940 to 1949
  • 1,8171939 or earlier

Zip code 61920 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charleston, IL (61920)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charleston, IL (61920)
  • 22no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 1,3252 bedrooms
  • 2,2613 bedrooms
  • 9054 bedrooms
  • 2685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, IL (61920)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, IL (61920)
  • 237no bedroom
  • 8511 bedroom
  • 1,6932 bedrooms
  • 9043 bedrooms
  • 2904 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 98no vehicle
  • 1,4591 vehicle
  • 2,0572 vehicles
  • 8473 vehicles
  • 3104 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston, IL (61920) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 595no vehicle
  • 1,9931 vehicle
  • 1,0352 vehicles
  • 3943 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

  • Zip code 61920 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 61920 household income distribution in 2022
  • 913Less than $10,000
  • 459$10,000 to $14,999
  • 415$15,000 to $19,999
  • 515$20,000 to $24,999
  • 404$25,000 to $29,999
  • 424$30,000 to $34,999
  • 384$35,000 to $39,999
  • 176$40,000 to $44,999
  • 578$45,000 to $49,999
  • 529$50,000 to $59,999
  • 917$60,000 to $74,999
  • 956$75,000 to $99,999
  • 824$100,000 to $124,999
  • 444$125,000 to $149,999
  • 620$150,000 to $199,999
  • 344$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 61920

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 61920
  • 82Less than $10,000
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 43$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 51$30,000 to $34,999
  • 134$40,000 to $49,999
  • 132$50,000 to $59,999
  • 263$60,000 to $69,999
  • 295$70,000 to $79,999
  • 304$80,000 to $89,999
  • 140$90,000 to $99,999
  • 571$100,000 to $124,999
  • 526$125,000 to $149,999
  • 703$150,000 to $174,999
  • 168$175,000 to $199,999
  • 262$200,000 to $249,999
  • 333$250,000 to $299,999
  • 326$300,000 to $399,999
  • 198$400,000 to $499,999
  • 83$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 5$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 61920

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 61920
  • 10Less than $100
  • 82$100 to $149
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 87$200 to $249
  • 217$300 to $349
  • 93$350 to $399
  • 344$400 to $449
  • 350$450 to $499
  • 277$500 to $549
  • 268$550 to $599
  • 339$600 to $649
  • 320$650 to $699
  • 403$700 to $749
  • 99$750 to $799
  • 380$800 to $899
  • 235$900 to $999
  • 225$1,000 to $1,249
  • 135$1,250 to $1,499
  • 99$1,500 to $1,999
  • 5$2,500 to $2,999
  • 4$3,000 to $3,499
  • 82No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $815.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $143,810
  • Black or African American householders: $85,830
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $197,059
  • Asian householders: $369,071
  • Some other race householders: $257,316
  • Two or more races householders: $328,433
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $192,155

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $142,584
61920:

$142,584
Illinois:

$251,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,965 - $200,798

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $171,846
Here:

$171,846
State:

$310,164

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,009
Here:

$156,009
State:

$286,230

In 2-unit structures: $63,089
Here:

$63,089
State:

$299,638

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $519,349
Here:

$519,349
State:

$318,887

Mobile homes: $85,291
Here:

$85,291
State:

$78,855
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 61920
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,911
  • One, attached: 395
  • Two: 530
  • 3 or 4: 448
  • 5 to 9: 747
  • 10 to 19: 671
  • 20 to 49: 684
  • 50 or more: 318
  • Mobile homes: 369

Unemployment: 4.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61920

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 61920
  • 69.5%7,611Drove a car alone
  • 8.3%906Carpooled
  • 0.2%18Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%13Taxi
  • 1.0%110Bicycle
  • 9.5%1,040Walked
  • 0.5%55Other means
  • 10.8%1,183Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61920

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 61920
  • 1,366Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,5785 to 9 minutes
  • 1,57110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,49615 to 19 minutes
  • 72820 to 24 minutes
  • 29725 to 29 minutes
  • 45430 to 34 minutes
  • 16335 to 39 minutes
  • 11940 to 44 minutes
  • 45445 to 59 minutes
  • 28160 to 89 minutes
  • 11090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,635
  • Male householders: 4,581 (1,411 living alone), Female householders: 4,305 (1,635 living alone)
  • 3,454 spouses (3,398 opposite-sex spouses), 1,001 unmarried partners, (916 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,007 children (2,776 natural, 133 adopted, 98 stepchildren), 306 grandchildren, 72 brothers or sisters, 100 parents, 69 foster children, 113 other relatives, 757 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,044 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,605 2-persons, 1,072 3-persons, 653 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 213 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,047 1-person, 1,006 2-persons, 163 3-persons, 78 4-persons, 15 5-persons

1,837 married couples with children.
536 single-parent households (168 men, 368 women).

94.6% of residents of 61920 zip code speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% very well, 5% well, 4% not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 23% well, 2% not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% very well, 33% well, 14% not well, 8% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (90% very well, 10% well).

Foreign born population: 688 (3.3%)
(62.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

14.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%Bolivia
  • 14%Chile
  • 13%Bhutan
  • 10%France
  • 9%Georgia
  • 8%Honduras
  • 6%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 61920
  • 18%German
  • 15%American
  • 12%English
  • 8%Irish
  • 4%European
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4442010 or later
  • 1272000 to 2009
  • 1481990 to 1999
  • 168Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MID ILLINOIS CONCRETE INC (1288 WEST STATE STREET in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - 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
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE PRODUCTS, EXCEPT BLOCK AND BRICK; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Organizations: MONTE'S CONCRETE, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MATTOON CHARLESTON READY MIX INCORPORATED, MID LAND ILLINOIS CONCRETE INCORPORATED
  • CHARLESTON STONE CO (10336 NORTH COUNTY ROAD 1950 EAST in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM,
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC 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
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE MINING AND QUARRYING.
    Organizations: CHARLESTON STONE CO. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHARLESTON STONE COMPANY WEST CRUSHING PLANT
  • SAFETY STORAGE INC (855 N. FIFTH ST. in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, 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
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 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: PREFABRICATED METAL BUILDINGS AND COMPONENTS
    Business NAICS classification: PREFABRICATED METAL BUILDING AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: HAZ-STOR (CONTACT/OWNER) , BARANCIK CHARLES L (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HAZ STOR COMPANY
  • CITY OF CHARLESTON (2600 MCKINLEY AVENUE in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-IL0290100 14710, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Organizations: CHARLESTON CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHARLESTON water treatment plant, CHARLESTON WATER TRMT PLT
  • ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS - HI-CONE DIV (1155 N 5TH in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PRODUCTS
  • GREAT DANE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1000 NORTH 14TH STREET in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    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
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: TRUCK TRAILERS
    Business NAICS classification: TRUCK TRAILER MANUFACTURING.; TRUCK TRAILER MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: GREAT DANE TRAILERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GREAT DANE L.P., GREAT DANE TRAILERS, PULLMAN TRAILMOBILE, TRAILMOBILE, TRAILMOBILE TRAILER L L C
  • ARKWRIGHT INC (1555 N. 5TH ST. in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM, SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (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: CONVERTED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD PRODUCTS; PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
  • CHARLESTON STP (750 WEST MADISON AVENUE in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    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
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: CHARLESTON SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT, CHARLESTON STP CITY OF, CHARLESTON WWTP
  • HOWELL ASPHALT CO (CHARLESTONE STONE QUARRY in CHARLESTON, 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.
    Alternative names: HOWELL ASPHALT CO - PLANT #5
  • CHARLESTON SATELLITE FACILITY (369 W COOLIDGE in CHARLESTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROBERT COX (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , IL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NE-CO ASPHALT CO (N 5TH STREET RD BOX 25 in CHARLESTON, 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.
  • REASOR CORP (500 W LINCOLN in CHARLESTON, 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: PERFUMES, COSMETICS, AND OTHER TOILET PREPARATIONS
  • COLES COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER (6818 N CO RD 1120 E in CHARLESTON, 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: MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 44.8%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood

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

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

  • This state: 15,860
  • Northeast: 215
  • Midwest: 2,231
  • South: 897
  • West: 535

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.

87% of the 61920 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Charleston, IL (61920)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 130
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

13.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

9.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 52
Here:

1.3%
Illinois:

27.4%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 133,607Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 77,339Business and financial operations occupations
  • 68,596Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 47,271Management occupations
  • 46,593Construction and extraction occupations
  • 46,168Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • TRACE PHOTONICS INC (1680 WEST POLK AVENUE in CHARLESTON, NM; small business) : $4,947,314 in 6 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D), Coal -- Basic Research (R&D) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $100,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $200,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $2,607,268; 2005: $299,600; 2006: $1,740,446.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,740,446 with Army for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2006-07-05. Effective on 2006-06-20. Completion date: 2007-02-28.
    $1,610,338 with Army for Coal -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-12-27. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
    $996,930, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-18. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $299,600, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
  • ALLIED WASTE TRANSPORTATION, I (6351 WEST STATE in CHARLESTON, IL) : $618,697 in 32 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $127,089; 2001: $0; 2002: $74,395; 2003: $92,728; 2004: $101,252; 2005: $182,350; 2006: $40,883.

    Biggest contracts:
    $80,800 with Army for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2004-02-26. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $70,100 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2003-04-14. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $68,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-07. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $65,771, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-25. Completion date: 2005-02-28.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 10 establishments, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Payroll Services (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 13)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 5, 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

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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5

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 fires per year is 134. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 166 took place in 2012, and the least - 106 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 61920 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.2%), and Outside Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 61920
    • 1,19352.2%Structure Fires
    • 84837.1%Outside Fires
    • 2119.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 321.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 61920, Illinois

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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