Oakland, IL 61943 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61943: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, IL 61943

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • Single Family Addresses: 467
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Coles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.656, Longitude -88.026
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61943 has segments in 3 Counties (Coles, Douglas, Edgar).

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Oakland, IL 61943 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,741
Population in Households 1,740
Population in Familes 1,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 731
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $74,277
Average Home Value $98,730


Median Household Income $42,360
Average Household Income $53,489
Per Capita Income $22,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.32%
Households 0.56% 0.22%
Families 0.38% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Oakland, IL 61943 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61943 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 # 734 47th
Population Density1 # 1003 27th
Diversity Index2 # 882 37th
Median Household Income # 1107 20th
Per Capita Income # 1102 20th

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