Prairie City, IL 61470 ZIP Code Profile

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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, 2017)


Total Population 541
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 462
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 521
Population in Familes 445
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $39,006
Average Household Income $58,365
Per Capita Income $21,205


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $69,298
Average Home Value $97,768


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 145
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 0.05% -0.33%
Households 0.0% -0.42%
Families -0.19% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

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

The table below compares 61470 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 # 1121 19th
Population Density # 980 29th
Diversity Index # 1277 7th
Median Household Income # 1261 8th
Per Capita Income # 1250 9th

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