Gilson, IL 61436 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61436: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilson, IL 61436

Acceptable Alternative
Delong, IL 61436

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.876, Longitude -90.157
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 49
  • Residential Addresses: 316
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 316

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

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  1. 61436 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 61436 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Gilson, IL 61436 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 910
Population in Households 909
Population in Familes 774
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $59,604
Average Household Income $67,118
Per Capita Income $26,337


Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $135,915
Average Home Value $173,723


Total Households 357
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 261
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 -0.55% -0.76%
Households -0.5% -0.74%
Families -0.68% -0.86%
Median Household Income   4.81%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Gilson, IL 61436 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61436 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 # 961 30th
Population Density # 1161 16th
Diversity Index # 1152 16th
Median Household Income # 537 61st
Per Capita Income # 874 37th

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