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ZIP Code 62204

Primary City:East Saint Louis, IL (View All Cities)
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Central (6:21am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.63, -90.09
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62204. 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 62204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62204, 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, Washington Pk

Stats and Demographics for the 62204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62204 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 62204 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 62204 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,960
Population Density 1,422 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,799
Median Home Value $48,100
Land Area 5.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,894
Median Household Income $16,751

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31832931837227123418821921424327822016914895693221
Female351306330383335255233251242256295291217161127847233
Total66963564875560648942147045649957351138630922215310454

Gender

 Male 3,738 47%
 Female 4,222 53%
Gender

Race

 White 178 2.2%
 Black Or African American 7,603 95.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 101 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner155914925133428214723
Renter149319347375256120599
Total16437849662659040220632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 497 17%
 Single Guardian 1,263 44%
 Singles 1,003 35%
 Singles With Roommate 131 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,860 64%
 Households with Kids 1,034 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6753736167566768716466606266747484766460
Female7262806068565064687858665276777374788161
Total139115153121135112117132139142124126114142151147158154145121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62204 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 62204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 62204 real estate data, the median home value of $48,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62204 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,943 99.8%
 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 17 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 611 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 649 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,634 43%
 Households Vacant 905 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 18.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 32 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 694 76.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 2%
 1 Bedroom 668 36%
 2 Bedroom 529 29%
 3+ Bedroom 602 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 $16,751 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62204 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 62204 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 62204 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 1,544 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,059 16%
 No Earnings 3,977 60%
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 1,544 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,059 16%
 No Earnings 3,977 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,550 69%
 Public transportation 527 23%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 4%
 Worked at Home 88 4%
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 637 26%
 High School Graduate 1,559 64%
 Associate's degree 95 4%
 Bachelor's degree 113 5%
 Master's degree 28 1%
 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 1,798 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 246 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62204

ZIP Code 62204 is in the East St Louis School District 189. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62204.

Nelson Mandela School
1800 North 25th St
East St. Louis, IL 62204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
James Avant Elementary School
1915 North 55th St
Washington Pk, IL 62204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Wyvetter Younge 9th Grade Center
3939 Caseyville Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62204
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Unity Lutheran Christian Elementary School
1600 N 40th St
East St. Louis, IL 62204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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