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ZIP Code 62205

Primary City:East Saint Louis, IL (View All Cities)
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Central (1:50pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.60, -90.11
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62205. 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 62205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62205, 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, Washingtn Park, Washington Pk

Stats and Demographics for the 62205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62205 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 62205 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 62205 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,329
Population Density 1,848 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,301
Median Home Value $60,800
Land Area 5.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,564
Median Household Income $22,054

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
Male302343332388299263238263287329305265227182109958456
Female264309330352320278272279303309374345294231208173165156
Total566652662740619541510542590638679610521413317268249212

Gender

 Male 4,367 47%
 Female 4,962 53%
Gender

Race

 White 81 0.9%
 Black Or African American 9,145 98.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2085195310430379330133
Renter1083523503432971337722
Total128437545653727512407155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 617 17%
 Single Guardian 1,594 45%
 Singles 1,190 33%
 Singles With Roommate 163 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,425 68%
 Households with Kids 1,139 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6170555368598171645371646678749875717062
Female4862476658586264677558675476726865717672
Total109132102119126117143135131128129131120154146166140142146134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62205 has a slightly higher 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 62205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62205 real estate data, the median home value of $60,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62205. Rentals in 62205 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,092 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 147 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 820 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,062 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,682 39%
 Households Vacant 737 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 122 16.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.6%
 For Sale Only 59 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 502 68.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 4%
 1 Bedroom 418 25%
 2 Bedroom 691 41%
 3+ Bedroom 503 30%
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 $22,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62205 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 62205 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62205 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,716 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,539 21%
 No Earnings 4,113 56%
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 1,716 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,539 21%
 No Earnings 4,113 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,143 83%
 Public transportation 261 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 135 5%
 Worked at Home 56 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 544 19.8%
 High School Graduate 1,826 66.6%
 Associate's degree 217 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 119 4.3%
 Master's degree 32 1.2%
 Professional school degree 3 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,478 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 253 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62205

ZIP Code 62205 is in the East St Louis School District 189. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62205.

Jackson Elementary School
1798 College Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Annette Officer Elementary
558 North 27th St
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Jackson-Mchenry Elementary School
2700 Summit Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Miles D Davis Elementary School
725 North 15th St
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Gordon Bush Elementary
1516 Gross Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East St Louis School District 189
Tomorrows Builders Charter Schl
1798 College Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East St Louis School District 189
East St Louis Senior High School
4901 State St
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East St Louis School District 189

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