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ZIP Code 62201

Primary City:East Saint Louis, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East St. Louis
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Central (2:08pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.63, -90.13
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62201. 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 62201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62201, 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:
East Saint Louis, IL
Acceptable:
E Saint Louis, Fairmont City, Sauget
Unacceptable:
E St Louis, East St Louis

Stats and Demographics for the 62201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62201 is located in southwest 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 62201 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62201 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,547
Population Density 500 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,890
Median Home Value $62,900
Land Area 15.08 sq mi
Water Area 1.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,559
Median Household Income $16,611

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4793923382992672252101701291531871611109063453123
Female47745736531344035528921520719418415913710477716665
Total9568497036127075804993853363473713202471941401169788

Gender

 Male 3,372 45%
 Female 4,175 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,530 20.3%
 Black Or African American 4,726 62.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.5%
 Asian 9 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,096 14.5%
 Two Or More Races 149 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner289513615518513211650
Renter2584812652641841246125
Total28657640141936925617775

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 519 20%
 Single Guardian 1,209 47%
 Singles 728 28%
 Singles With Roommate 103 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,311 51%
 Households with Kids 1,248 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86981038993857868687477675565635853745162
Female1041278293109878789858665768256617360596090
Total190225185182202172165157153160142143137121124131113133111152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 62201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 62201 real estate data, the median home value of $62,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62201 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,510 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 399 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 498 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,662 58%
 Households Vacant 331 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 194 58.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 4.5%
 For Sale Only 27 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 25.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 3%
 1 Bedroom 204 13%
 2 Bedroom 749 48%
 3+ Bedroom 570 36%
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 $16,611 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62201 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. ZIP code 62201 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 62201 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 1,420 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 789 18%
 No Earnings 2,108 49%
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 1,420 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 789 18%
 No Earnings 2,108 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,454 75%
 Public transportation 254 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 5%
 Worked at Home 122 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 404 32%
 High School Graduate 613 49%
 Associate's degree 135 11%
 Bachelor's degree 67 5%
 Master's degree 40 3%
 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 1,819 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 120 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 291 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62201

ZIP Code 62201 is in the East St Louis School District 189. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62201.

James E Williams Learning Center
401 Katherine Dunham Place
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East St Louis School District 189
Vivian Adams Early Child Center
501 Katherine Dunham Place
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Lilly-Freeman Elementary School
1236 East Broadway
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Siu Charter School of East St Louis
601 James R Thompson Blvd
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Vincent Gray Academy
1048 State St
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Catholic Daycare Center
617 Summit Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Crossroads Montessori Academy
1052 State St
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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