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
  • Businesses Addresses: 140
  • PO Box Addresses: 30
  • Residential Addresses: 1,180
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,180

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 61842 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 61842 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Farmer City, IL 61842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,887
Population in Households 2,834
Population in Familes 2,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,068
Average Household Income $67,128
Per Capita Income $27,719


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $114,619
Average Home Value $133,424


Total Households 1,163
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 795
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 -0.04% -0.17%
Households 0.06% -0.1%
Families -0.14% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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

The table below compares 61842 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 # 586 58th
Population Density # 841 39th
Diversity Index # 844 39th
Median Household Income # 860 38th
Per Capita Income # 763 45th

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