Watseka, IL 60970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watseka, IL 60970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Iroquois County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.777, Longitude -87.74
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 348
  • PO Box Addresses: 98
  • Residential Addresses: 3,096
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 197
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,899

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  2. Growth Rates for 60970 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Watseka, IL 60970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,451
Population in Households 6,324
Population in Familes 4,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $40,188
Average Household Income $54,629
Per Capita Income $23,558


Total Housing Units 3,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,818 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 944 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 470 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $92,665
Average Home Value $120,228


Total Households 2,762
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,692
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.82% -0.92%
Households -0.75% -0.86%
Families -0.93% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Watseka, IL 60970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60970 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 441 68th
Population Density # 672 51st
Diversity Index # 486 65th
Median Household Income # 1256 9th
Per Capita Income # 1136 18th

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