Charleston, IL 61920 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61920: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, IL 61920

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rardin, IL 61920

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 743
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,138
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,288
  • County: Coles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.604, Longitude -88.102
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61920 has segments in 2 Counties (Coles, Cumberland).

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Charleston, IL 61920 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,233
Daytime Population: Workers 7,517
Daytime Population: Residents 13,620
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,137
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 21,677
Population in Familes 12,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,556
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $35,946
Average Household Income $57,089
Per Capita Income $21,919


Total Housing Units 10,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,469 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,857 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 918 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $111,114
Average Home Value $141,732


Total Households 9,326
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,328
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 -0.19% -0.11%
Households -0.14% -0.22%
Families -0.38% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Charleston, IL 61920 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61920 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 # 190 86th
Population Density # 529 62nd
Diversity Index # 437 68th
Median Household Income # 1319 4th
Per Capita Income # 1210 12th

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