Prairie City, IL 61470 ZIP Code Profile

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Prairie City, IL | Walnut Grove, IL

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ZIP Code 61470: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prairie City, IL 61470

Not Acceptable, USPS
Walnut Grove, IL 61470

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 150
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McDonough County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.607, Longitude -90.502
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Prairie City, IL 61470 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 515
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 427
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $66,827
Average Home Value $98,292


Median Household Income $40,077
Average Household Income $55,593
Per Capita Income $20,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.59%
Households -0.51% -0.77%
Families -0.68% -0.89%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Prairie City, IL 61470 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61470 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 # 1146 17th
Population Density1 # 969 30th
Diversity Index2 # 1277 7th
Median Household Income # 1188 14th
Per Capita Income # 1254 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.