Zip Code 61856 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMonticello
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Piatt
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:7433
Racial Majority:White 97.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$57917
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82440
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range656 - 705 ft.
Area97 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.02304800, -88.57975000

Zip Code 61856 Description

Zip Code 61856 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 61856 is primarily located in Piatt County. The official US Postal Service name for 61856 is MONTICELLO, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61856 are contained within or border the city limits of Monticello, IL, . The area code for zip code 61856 is 217. 61856 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61856 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% 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 61856 increased to 7433 from 6762 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61856 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 61856 public schools is White. 17.4% of students in 61856 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7195 97.97% 7224 +-0%
 Black Or African American 31 0.42% 29 +7%
 Hispanic 80 1.09% 68 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 34 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.52% 65 -42%

Zip Code 61856 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.9%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 61856 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population74336762
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households3037
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$57917
Income Under $50K Per Year42.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.70%
61856 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 13Rodney DavisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$204692
Average Real Estate Sale Price$10000
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
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 61856 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16203141516164625443322241
Avg Max Temp (°F)33395063748486857967513862
Avg Precip (In.)21.923.143.764.3544.54.122.862.753.342.8239.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Champaign-Urbana, IL
CBSA Type61856
CBSA Population226238
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours