New Boston, IL 61272 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61272: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Boston, IL 61272

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.2, Longitude -90.992
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 658
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 658

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

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New Boston, IL 61272 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,507
Population in Households 1,507
Population in Familes 1,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,337
Average Household Income $62,580
Per Capita Income $25,871


Total Housing Units 746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $96,910
Average Home Value $124,225


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 442
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 -0.25% -0.54%
Households -0.25% -0.52%
Families -0.38% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

New Boston, IL 61272 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61272 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 # 790 43rd
Population Density # 1191 14th
Diversity Index # 999 28th
Median Household Income # 903 35th
Per Capita Income # 932 32nd

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