Normal, IL 61761 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61761: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Normal, IL 61761

Acceptable Alternative
Merna, IL 61761

Not Acceptable, USPS
College Hills Mall, IL 61761

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,050
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,850
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,561
  • County: McLean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.511, Longitude -88.988
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Normal, IL 61761 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 55,683
Population in Households 47,327
Population in Familes 30,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,356
Population Density1 1,195
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 19,064
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 10,036
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,374 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,690 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,459 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $157,979
Average Home Value $167,720


Median Household Income $48,161
Average Household Income $66,252
Per Capita Income $25,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.83%
Households 0.93% 0.85%
Families 0.65% 0.66%
Median Household Income   -1.54%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

Normal, IL 61761 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61761 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 # 31 98th
Population Density1 # 311 78th
Diversity Index2 # 343 75th
Median Household Income # 911 34th
Per Capita Income # 829 40th

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