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ZIP Code 62203

Primary City:East Saint Louis, IL (View All Cities)
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Central (6:27pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.60, -90.07
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62203. 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 62203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62203, 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:
Centreville, E Saint Louis
Unacceptable:
E St Louis

Stats and Demographics for the 62203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62203 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 62203 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62203 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,209
Population Density 1,234 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,223
Median Home Value $65,400
Land Area 6.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,744
Median Household Income $28,308

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male217248284352359367301311286331272272212201104915734
Female2042342672942192332192392222533033042562291751277062
Total42148255164657860052055050858457557646843027921812796

Gender

 Male 4,299 52%
 Female 3,910 48%
Gender

Race

 White 518 6.3%
 Black Or African American 7,593 92.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 51 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner59119133648344122248
Renter42202225203134763510
Total4729341653961751725758

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 758 28%
 Single Guardian 1,153 42%
 Singles 726 26%
 Singles With Roommate 107 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,839 67%
 Households with Kids 905 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3444455153316445555260585658586575748064
Female4642285238454952504844516460655968534955
Total808673103917611397105100104109120118123124143127129119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62203 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 62203 real estate data, the median home value of $65,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62203 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,464 90.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 701 8.5%
 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 44 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,044 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 773 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 927 29%
 Households Vacant 479 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 7.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.7%
 For Sale Only 31 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 381 79.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 88 10%
 2 Bedroom 215 25%
 3+ Bedroom 564 64%
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 $28,308 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62203 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 62203 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. More commuters in 62203 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,605 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,249 20%
 No Earnings 3,429 55%
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 1,605 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,249 20%
 No Earnings 3,429 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,155 85%
 Public transportation 270 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 3%
 Worked at Home 55 2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 658 26.0%
 High School Graduate 1,608 63.5%
 Associate's degree 149 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 90 3.6%
 Master's degree 23 0.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,251 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62203

ZIP Code 62203 is in the East St Louis School District 189. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62203.

Mason/Clark Middle School
5510 State St
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Edgemont Elementary School
8601 Washington St
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Katie Harper-Wright Elementary
7710 State St
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Childrens Center for Behavioral Development
353 N 88th St
East St. Louis, IL 62203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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