Zip Code 61048 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLena
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Stephenson
Secondary County: Jo Daviess
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:4360
Racial Majority: 98.26%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$51623
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62990
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range791 - 1027 ft.
Area82 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.38651000, -89.83799300

Zip Code 61048 Description

Zip Code 61048 is located in the state of Illinois in the Rockford metro area. Zip code 61048 is primarily located in Stephenson County. Portions of 61048 are also located in Jo Daviess County. The official US Postal Service name for 61048 is LENA, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61048 are contained within or border the city limits of Lena, IL, Nora, IL, . Zip code 61048 is within area code 815 and area code 779. 61048 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61048 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 61048 decreased to 4360 from 4516 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61048 is while the majority ethnicity attending 61048 public schools is White. 36.5% of students in 61048 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4060 98.26% 4238 -4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 13 -100%
 Hispanic 17 0.41% 69 -75%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 7 0.17% 8 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.16% 24 +100%

Zip Code 61048 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.1%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 1.8%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 61048 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population43604516
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households1749
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51623
Income Under $50K Per Year48.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
61048 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 17Cheri BustosDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$158678
Average Real Estate Sale Price$254692
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 54g - Rock River Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 61048 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)9142536475761595039271537
Avg Max Temp (°F)26324458707982807361453157
Avg Precip (In.)1.211.312.263.413.834.493.654.313.622.62.581.6234.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Freeport, IL
CBSA Type61048
CBSA Population46088
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours