Pontiac, IL 61764 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 61764: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pontiac, IL 61764

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 530
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,705
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 558
  • County: Livingston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.881, Longitude -88.634
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pontiac, IL 61764 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,129
Population in Households 12,129
Population in Familes 9,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,000
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 5,223
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,707 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,515 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,708 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $110,246
Average Home Value $137,134


Median Household Income $48,410
Average Household Income $59,089
Per Capita Income $23,207
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.27%
Households -0.04% -0.22%
Families -0.21% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Pontiac, IL 61764 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61764 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 # 303 78th
Population Density1 # 609 56th
Diversity Index2 # 327 76th
Median Household Income # 902 35th
Per Capita Income # 1029 25th

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