ZIP Code 60970 - Watseka Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameWatseka
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Iroquois
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:7190
Racial Majority:White 92.22%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.2%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$39661
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52840
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range610 - 682 ft.
Area130 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.79251700, -87.73627400

Zip Code 60970 Profile

Zip Code 60970 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 60970 is primarily located in Iroquois County. The official US Postal Service name for 60970 is WATSEKA, Illinois. Portions of zip code 60970 are contained within or border the city limits of Watseka, IL, Woodland, IL, and Crescent City, IL. Zip code 60970 is within area code 779 and area code 815. 60970 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 60970 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 60970 decreased to 7190 from 7582 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 60970 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 60970 public schools is White. 61.8% of students in 60970 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6604 92.22% 6737 -2%
 Black Or African American 158 2.21% 60 +163%
 Hispanic 303 4.23% 262 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 87 1.21% 42 +107%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 79 0.13% 79 -89%

Zip Code 60970 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.2%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 7.5%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 60970 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population71907582
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households3058
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
61.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39661
Income Under $50K Per Year59.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.90%
60970 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 16Adam KinzingerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$109317
Average Real Estate Sale Price$115001
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54d - Sand Area
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 60970 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)14182939505963615241312040
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364860728284837764493660
Avg Precip (In.)1.641.733.33.744.094.544.193.683.352.893.332.5839.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours