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ZIP Code 62002

Primary City:Alton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (4:24pm)
Coordinates:38.94, -90.12
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62002. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 62002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62002, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Alton, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62002 is located in west Illinois and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 62002 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62002 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,704
Population Density 778 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,397
Median Home Value $93,800
Land Area 42.02 sq mi
Water Area 2.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,777
Median Household Income $40,762

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1541,1101,0011,0581,0461,1889929521,0051,1531,2231,024823648466422274224
Female1,0399939701,0011,1771,2521,0809859331,2441,2431,129957794631547467499
Total2,1932,1031,9712,0592,2232,4402,0721,9371,9382,3972,4662,1531,7801,4421,097969741723

Gender

 Male 15,763 48%
 Female 16,941 52%
Gender

Race

 White 23,922 73.1%
 Black Or African American 7,313 22.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.2%
 Asian 195 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 150 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,041 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1671,1021,3461,9611,8671,282930358
Renter5241,178832824592398276140
Total6912,2802,1782,7852,4591,6801,206498

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,324 39%
 Single Guardian 3,016 22%
 Singles 4,499 33%
 Singles With Roommate 938 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,792 71%
 Households with Kids 3,985 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252223225234237240215205213206194213194194219214194209222195
Female211215211211207203195190198203212182204169204200208198191222
Total463438436445444443410395411409406395398363423414402407413417

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62002 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62002 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62002 real estate data, the median home value of $93,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62002 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,186 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 14 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 202 0.6%
 Other Institutional 118 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,967 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,046 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,764 31%
 Households Vacant 1,620 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 491 30.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1.2%
 For Sale Only 341 21.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 87 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 2.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 635 39.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 190 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,320 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,683 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,349 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,762 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62002 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62002 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,199 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,997 24%
 No Earnings 10,223 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,199 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,997 24%
 No Earnings 10,223 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,266 93.5%
 Public transportation 201 1.5%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 32 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 283 2.2%
 Worked at Home 321 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,134 10.9%
 High School Graduate 6,069 58.2%
 Associate's degree 962 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,360 13.0%
 Master's degree 704 6.7%
 Professional school degree 121 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 83 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,702 72.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,269 19.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 530 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62002

ZIP Code 62002 is in the Alton Community Unit School District 11. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62002.

Lovejoy Elementary School
1043 Tremont St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
Eunice Smith Elementary School
2400 Henry St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
Motivational Achievemnt Center
2512 Amelia St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
West Elementary School
1513 State St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
Alton Middle School
2200 College Ave
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
East Elementary School
1035 Washington Ave
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
Alton High School
4200 Humbert Rd
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alton Community Unit School District 11
St Mary School
536 E 3rd St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Marquette Catholic High School
219 E 4th St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
801 State St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Catholic Childrens Home
1400 State St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mississippi Valley Christian School
2009 Seminary St
Alton, IL 62002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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