Rock Island, IL 61201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rock Island, IL 61201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,057
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,534
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,290
  • County: Rock Island County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.487, Longitude -90.57
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rock Island, IL 61201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,042
Daytime Population: Workers 21,630
Daytime Population: Residents 20,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,408
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 36,421
Population in Familes 26,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,621
Population Density2 1,909
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $41,199
Average Household Income $59,694
Per Capita Income $25,371


Total Housing Units 17,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,838 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,061 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,824 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $95,637
Average Home Value $122,939


Total Households 15,899
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,034
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.22%
Households -0.11% -0.21%
Families -0.35% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Rock Island, IL 61201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61201 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 84 94th
Population Density # 251 82nd
Diversity Index # 156 89th
Median Household Income # 1196 13th
Per Capita Income # 916 34th

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