Thomson, IL 61285 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61285: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thomson, IL 61285

Not Acceptable, USPS
Thompson, IL 61285

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carroll County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.963, Longitude -90.103
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • PO Box Addresses: 57
  • Residential Addresses: 749
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 8
    • Single Family Addresses: 741

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

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Thomson, IL 61285 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,752
Population in Households 1,644
Population in Familes 1,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,637
Average Household Income $71,512
Per Capita Income $29,063


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $139,259
Average Home Value $165,357


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 479
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 0.8% -0.39%
Households -0.12% -0.4%
Families -0.3% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Thomson, IL 61285 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61285 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 # 730 47th
Population Density # 769 44th
Diversity Index # 575 58th
Median Household Income # 700 49th
Per Capita Income # 648 53rd

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