Zip Code 61277 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameProphetstown
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Whiteside
Secondary County: Henry
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:3355
Racial Majority: 92.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$47990
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58800
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range594 - 633 ft.
Area138 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60612600, -89.93897100

Zip Code 61277 Description

Zip Code 61277 is located in the state of Illinois in the Davenport - Rock Island - Moline metro area. Zip code 61277 is primarily located in Whiteside County. Portions of 61277 are also located in Henry County. The official US Postal Service name for 61277 is PROPHETSTOWN, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61277 are contained within or border the city limits of Prophetstown, IL, Hooppole, IL, and Lyndon, IL. Zip code 61277 is within area code 815, area code 779 and area code 309. 61277 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61277 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 61277 decreased to 3355 from 3518 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61277 is while the majority ethnicity attending 61277 public schools is White. 45.1% of students in 61277 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2862 92.47% 3222 -11%
 Black Or African American 18 0.58% 16 +13%
 Hispanic 166 5.36% 78 +113%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 7 0.23% 17 -59%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.36% 17 +147%

Zip Code 61277 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 2.6%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 61277 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population33553518
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households1349
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47990
Income Under $50K Per Year52.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.40%
61277 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 17Cheri BustosDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$168926
Average Real Estate Sale Price$73000
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
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 61277 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11172838505964615341291739
Avg Max Temp (°F)29344760728285837664473359
Avg Precip (In.)1.441.422.623.584.234.53.744.493.122.752.72.0536.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Sterling, IL
CBSA Type61277
CBSA Population59369
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours