Joy, IL 61260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Joy, IL 61260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.197, Longitude -90.882
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61260 has segments in 2 Counties (Mercer, Rock Island).

  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 158
  • Residential Addresses: 192
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 192

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

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Joy, IL 61260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 763
Population in Households 763
Population in Familes 651
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,117
Average Household Income $62,013
Per Capita Income $26,252


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $99,167
Average Home Value $150,996


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 233
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 -0.37% -0.69%
Households -0.3% -0.63%
Families -0.41% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Joy, IL 61260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61260 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 # 1019 26th
Population Density # 1240 10th
Diversity Index # 858 38th
Median Household Income # 810 41st
Per Capita Income # 882 36th

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