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ZIP Code 62079

Primary City:Piasa, IL (View All Cities)
County: Macoupin County
Timezone: Central (11:59am)
Coordinates:39.11, -90.14
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62079. 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 62079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62079, 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:
Piasa, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62079 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 62079 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62079 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 256
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 111
Median Home Value $197,500
Land Area 9.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 102
Median Household Income $55,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male536957561019951289501
Female6610114857137613787653
Total11916209151013232615181916161154

Gender

 Male 124 48%
 Female 132 52%
Gender

Race

 White 252 98%
 Black Or African American 4 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0813221718104
Renter03330010
Total01116251718114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 69 68%
 Single Guardian 14 14%
 Singles 17 17%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 71 70%
 Households with Kids 31 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30110001210221313113
Female02020411004312431120
Total32130412214533744233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62079 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 62079 real estate data, the median home value of $197,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62079.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 256 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 52 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 40 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 9%
 Households Vacant 9 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 78%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $55,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62079 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 62079 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 62079. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 90 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 26%
 No Earnings 100 39%
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 90 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 26%
 No Earnings 100 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 101 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62079 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 61 50%
 Associate's degree 26 21%
 Bachelor's degree 35 29%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 110 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62079

ZIP Code 62079 is in the Southwestern Community Unit School District 9. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62079.

Southwestern High School
8226 Route 111
Piasa, IL 62079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southwestern Community Unit School District 9
Southwestern Middle School
8226 Route 111
Piasa, IL 62079
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Southwestern Community Unit School District 9

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