Zip Code 61853 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMahomet
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Champaign
Secondary County: Piatt
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:13206
Racial Majority: 93.01%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$65656
Average Adjusted Gross Income$93250
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time21.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range712 - 761 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.22238200, -88.40980500

Zip Code 61853 Description

Zip Code 61853 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 61853 is primarily located in Champaign County. Portions of 61853 are also located in Piatt County. The official US Postal Service name for 61853 is MAHOMET, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61853 are contained within or border the city limits of Mahomet, IL, Lake of the Woods, IL, . The area code for zip code 61853 is 217. 61853 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61853 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% 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 61853 increased to 13206 from 10454 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61853 is while the majority ethnicity attending 61853 public schools is White. 22% of students in 61853 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12513 93.01% 12427 +1%
 Black Or African American 262 1.95% 117 +124%
 Hispanic 91 0.68% 261 -65%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.39% 22 +141%
 Asian 125 0.93% 191 -35%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 171 3.04% 171 +139%

Zip Code 61853 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.3%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 61853 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1320610454
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households4888
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$65656
Income Under $50K Per Year33.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.70%
61853 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 15John ShimkusRepublican
Illinois District 13Rodney DavisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$198952
Average Real Estate Sale Price$182675
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
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 61853 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15203040516064625443322141
Avg Max Temp (°F)32385063748386847866503762
Avg Precip (In.)1.841.863.093.644.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Champaign-Urbana, IL
CBSA Type61853
CBSA Population226238
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours