Paxton, IL 60957 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60957: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paxton, IL 60957

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 253
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,215
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 47
  • County: Ford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.458, Longitude -88.094
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60957 has segments in 3 Counties (Champaign, Ford, Iroquois).

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Paxton, IL 60957 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,508
Population in Households 5,251
Population in Familes 4,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 257
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,157
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,432
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,610 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 547 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $89,467
Average Home Value $110,466


Median Household Income $46,752
Average Household Income $59,638
Per Capita Income $25,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.24%
Households -0.08% -0.24%
Families -0.24% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Paxton, IL 60957 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60957 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 66th
Population Density1 # 684 50th
Diversity Index2 # 581 58th
Median Household Income # 961 30th
Per Capita Income # 828 40th

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