Serena, Illinois

Serena is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. Serena has a post office with ZIP code 60549.[2] Serena was the residence of Peg McDonnell Breslin, the first woman elected to the Illinois Appellate Court outside Cook County.[3]

Serena, Illinois
Serena is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Serena is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°29′14″N 88°43′55″W / 41.48722°N 88.73194°W / 41.48722; -88.73194Coordinates: 41°29′14″N 88°43′55″W / 41.48722°N 88.73194°W / 41.48722; -88.73194[1]
CountryUnited States
Elevation633 ft (193 m)
 • Total129
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area codes815, 779
GNIS feature ID2806559[1]


Serena is located at 41°29′14″N 88°43′55″W / 41.487169°N 88.731881°W / 41.487169; -88.731881. According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Serena has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.[4]


As of the 2020 census[5] there were 129 people, 4 households, and 4 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 524.39 inhabitants per square mile (202.47/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 239.84 per square mile (92.60/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.92% White, 2.33% African American, 0.78% Native American, 2.33% Asian, and 4.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.20% of the population.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Serena, Illinois
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Illinois Blue Book 1977-1979 pages 58 and 143
  4. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  5. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved 2022-06-28.