Potomac, IL 61865 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61865: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Potomac, IL 61865

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 374
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Vermilion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.308, Longitude -87.802
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Potomac, IL 61865 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,402
Population in Households 1,402
Population in Familes 1,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $117,058


Median Household Income $54,321
Average Household Income $66,596
Per Capita Income $26,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.77%
Households -0.68% -0.74%
Families -0.84% -0.85%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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.

Potomac, IL 61865 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61865 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 # 826 40th
Population Density1 # 1136 18th
Diversity Index2 # 780 44th
Median Household Income # 629 54th
Per Capita Income # 730 47th

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