Farmer City, IL 61842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Farmer City, IL 61842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dewitt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.244, Longitude -88.641
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61842 has segments in 3 Counties (Dewitt, McLean, Piatt).

  • Businesses Addresses: 139
  • PO Box Addresses: 32
  • Residential Addresses: 1,179
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,179

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

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Farmer City, IL 61842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,919
Daytime Population: Workers 910
Daytime Population: Residents 1,351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,867
Population in Familes 2,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $51,078
Average Household Income $64,103
Per Capita Income $26,393


Total Housing Units 1,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 868 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $108,687
Average Home Value $129,666


Total Households 1,172
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 804
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 0.08% -0.14%
Households 0.15% -0.07%
Families -0.03% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Farmer City, IL 61842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61842 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 590 57th
Population Density # 841 39th
Diversity Index # 882 36th
Median Household Income # 852 38th
Per Capita Income # 796 42nd

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