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, 2016)


Total Population 846
Population in Households 846
Population in Familes 718
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $133,712
Average Home Value $159,266


Median Household Income $57,371
Average Household Income $65,327
Per Capita Income $25,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.41%
Households -0.38% -0.36%
Families -0.51% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Gilson, IL 61436 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61436 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 # 982 29th
Population Density1 # 1218 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1134 18th
Median Household Income # 501 64th
Per Capita Income # 776 44th

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