Zip Code 61920 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharleston
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Coles
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:25594
Racial Majority:White 87.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$32655
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57400
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time16.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range610 - 735 ft.
Area151 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.50572700, -88.16122700

Zip Code 61920 Description

Zip Code 61920 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 61920 is primarily located in Coles County. The official US Postal Service name for 61920 is CHARLESTON, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61920 are contained within or border the city limits of Charleston, IL, . The area code for zip code 61920 is 217. 61920 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61920 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 61920 increased to 25594 from 24572 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61920 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 61920 public schools is White. 42.5% of students in 61920 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22602 87.07% 22575 +0%
 Black Or African American 1625 6.26% 1536 +6%
 Hispanic 688 2.65% 689 +-0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.15% 34 +12%
 Asian 456 1.76% 370 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.05% 9 +56%
 Other Race 23 0.02% 23 -74%
 Two Or More Races 358 2.04% 358 +48%

Zip Code 61920 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.8%
 Black Or African American 3.7%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 61920 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2559424572
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households9420
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32655
Income Under $50K Per Year65.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.50%
61920 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 15John ShimkusRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$174425
Average Real Estate Sale Price$98978
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 61920 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18233242526165635645342443
Avg Max Temp (°F)35415264758487857967524063
Avg Precip (In.)2.222.323.33.934.243.964.563.453.123.183.843.1741.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charleston-Mattoon, IL
CBSA Type61920
CBSA Population63241
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours