Anchor, IL 61720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Anchor, IL 61720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 41
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McLean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.527, Longitude -88.517
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61720 has segments in 2 Counties (Ford, McLean).

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Anchor, IL 61720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 241
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 143
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 241
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $61,201
Average Household Income $77,599
Per Capita Income $32,521


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $145,000
Average Home Value $146,711


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 73
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 0.53% 0.57%
Households 0.56% 0.59%
Families 0.38% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Anchor, IL 61720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61720 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 # 1269 8th
Population Density # 1333 3rd
Diversity Index # 1218 12th
Median Household Income # 433 69th
Per Capita Income # 326 76th

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