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ZIP Code 62056

Primary City:Litchfield, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:45am)
Coordinates:39.2, -89.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62056. 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 62056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62056, 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:
Litchfield, IL
Unacceptable:
Barnett, Hornsby

Stats and Demographics for the 62056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62056 is located in central Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 62056 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62056 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,930
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,048
Median Home Value $83,900
Land Area 107.87 sq mi
Water Area 1.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,634
Median Household Income $41,370

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31626928531323126621125128931332928628317315212111786
Female245274281292236253243239284360326302288216196192186226
Total561543566605467519454490573673655588571389348313303312

Gender

 Male 4,291 48%
 Female 4,639 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,686 97.3%
 Black Or African American 44 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 56 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 40 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 79 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46268413599552379327129
Renter81180157135111929471
Total127448570734663471421200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,796 49%
 Single Guardian 601 17%
 Singles 1,056 29%
 Singles With Roommate 181 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,526 70%
 Households with Kids 1,108 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6171636870454847596850465764677068535542
Female4452564961555153546353465366556465713747
Total10512311911713110099100113131103921101301221341331249289

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62056 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62056 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 62056 real estate data, the median home value of $83,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62056 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,684 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 201 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,614 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,099 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 921 23%
 Households Vacant 414 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 22.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Sale Only 73 17.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 12.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 43.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 6%
 1 Bedroom 186 17%
 2 Bedroom 506 45%
 3+ Bedroom 367 33%
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 $41,370 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62056 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 62056 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,399 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,595 23%
 No Earnings 2,960 43%
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 2,399 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,595 23%
 No Earnings 2,960 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,315 94.6%
 Public transportation 16 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 2.6%
 Worked at Home 84 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 330 13%
 High School Graduate 1,566 63%
 Associate's degree 144 6%
 Bachelor's degree 287 12%
 Master's degree 71 3%
 Professional school degree 50 2%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,557 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 127 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 107 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62056

ZIP Code 62056 is in the Litchfield Community Unit School District 12. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62056.

Litchfield Prekindergarten
601 South State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
J D Colt Elementary School
615 East Tyler Ave
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
Litchfield Middle School
1701 North State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
Madison Park Elementary School
800 North Chestnut St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
Russell Elementary School
705 North Jefferson St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
Litchfield Senior High School
1705 North State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Litchfield Community Unit School District 12
Zion Lutheran School
1301 N State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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