Zip Code 61342 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMendota
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: LaSalle
Secondary County: Lee
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:9216
Racial Majority: 75.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 61.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.54%
Median Household Income$52654
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48860
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range663 - 929 ft.
Area105 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54816055, -89.07118988

Zip Code 61342 Description

Zip Code 61342 is located in the state of Illinois in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 61342 is primarily located in LaSalle County. Portions of 61342 are also located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 61342 is MENDOTA, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61342 are contained within or border the city limits of Mendota, IL, Troy Grove, IL, . Zip code 61342 is within area code 815 and area code 779. 61342 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61342 is 5.54% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 61342 decreased to 9216 from 9221 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61342 is while the majority ethnicity attending 61342 public schools is White. 56.9% of students in 61342 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6852 75.14% 7041 -3%
 Black Or African American 132 1.45% 47 +181%
 Hispanic 1900 20.84% 2000 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.43% 5 +680%
 Asian 63 0.69% 44 +43%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 74 1.46% 74 +80%

Zip Code 61342 Race/Ethnicity

 White 61.6%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 36.2%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 61342 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population92169221
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households3531
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52654
Income Under $50K Per Year46.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.20%
114 US Congressional DistrictIllinois 16
RepresentativeAdam Kinzinger
Average Real Estate Asking Price$176704
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105116
Current Unemployment Level (December 2017)5.54%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54a - Illinois/Indiana Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 61342 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11162738485862605240291738
Avg Max Temp (°F)28344660728184827564473459
Avg Precip (In.)1.491.412.613.564.194.283.864.113.52.752.852.236.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ottawa-Streator, IL
CBSA Type61342
CBSA Population154197
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours