Lacon, IL 61540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lacon, IL 61540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 141
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,131
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 59
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.021, Longitude -89.406
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lacon, IL 61540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,714
Daytime Population: Workers 1,017
Daytime Population: Residents 1,471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,488
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 2,612
Population in Familes 2,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,135
Average Household Income $69,726
Per Capita Income $30,183


Total Housing Units 1,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 882 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $107,884
Average Home Value $128,770


Total Households 1,121
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 755
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 -1.26% -1.08%
Households -1.26% -1.08%
Families -1.41% -1.19%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Lacon, IL 61540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61540 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 # 606 56th
Population Density # 763 45th
Diversity Index # 924 33rd
Median Household Income # 599 57th
Per Capita Income # 481 65th

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