Gilson, IL 61436 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61436: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilson, IL 61436

Acceptable Alternative
Delong, IL 61436

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 325
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.876, Longitude -90.157
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gilson, IL 61436 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 763
Daytime Population: Workers 62
Daytime Population: Residents 385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 447
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 762
Population in Familes 646
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $57,787
Average Household Income $66,481
Per Capita Income $26,145


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $134,426
Average Home Value $157,759


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 220
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 -0.39% -0.77%
Households -0.41% -0.74%
Families -0.61% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Gilson, IL 61436 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61436 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 # 1016 26th
Population Density # 1202 13th
Diversity Index # 1131 18th
Median Household Income # 536 61st
Per Capita Income # 819 41st

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