Altona, IL 61414 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61414: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Altona, IL 61414

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 162
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.115, Longitude -90.162
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61414 has segments in 2 Counties (Henry, Knox).

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Altona, IL 61414 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 882
Daytime Population: Workers 165
Daytime Population: Residents 374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 882
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $44,898
Average Household Income $60,665
Per Capita Income $24,486


Total Housing Units 386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $78,509
Average Home Value $116,216


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 254
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 -0.03% -0.2%
Households -0.04% -0.23%
Families -0.16% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Altona, IL 61414 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61414 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 # 969 30th
Population Density # 1155 16th
Diversity Index # 678 51st
Median Household Income # 1075 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1003 27th

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