Zip Code 61842 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFarmer City
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: De Witt
Secondary County: McLean
Area Code309
Current Population:2984
Racial Majority: 98.28%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$55084
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59870
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range709 - 801 ft.
Area88 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.23736200, -88.68959500

Zip Code 61842 Description

Zip Code 61842 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 61842 is primarily located in De Witt County. Portions of 61842 are also located in McLean County. The official US Postal Service name for 61842 is FARMER CITY, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61842 are contained within or border the city limits of Farmer City, IL, . Zip code 61842 is within area code 309 and area code 217. 61842 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61842 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 61842 increased to 2984 from 2914 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61842 is while the majority ethnicity attending 61842 public schools is White. 42.7% of students in 61842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2807 98.28% 2880 -3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 10 -100%
 Hispanic 5 0.18% 54 -91%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.11% 2 +50%
 Asian 0 0% 10 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.44% 20 +105%

Zip Code 61842 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.8%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 2.4%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 61842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29842914
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households1190
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55084
Income Under $50K Per Year44.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.40%
61842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 13Rodney DavisRepublican
Illinois District 18Darin LaHoodRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$130391
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134607
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
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 61842 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15203040516064625442312141
Avg Max Temp (°F)32374962748386847866503761
Avg Precip (In.)1.711.7333.534.073.983.943.932.912.672.962.5136.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours