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ZIP Code 62231

Primary City:Carlyle, IL (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Central (12:08am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -89.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62231. 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 62231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62231, 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:
Carlyle, IL
Acceptable:
Shattuc
Unacceptable:
Boulder, Ferrin, Posey, Royal Lake, Shatuc

Stats and Demographics for the 62231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62231 is located in south Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 62231 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62231 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,589
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,694
Median Home Value $115,100
Land Area 189.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,032
Median Household Income $51,644

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2192202512592152512312272342843102822241861451157559
Female206218217255207218213186237291290283220203144147126141
Total425438468514422469444413471575600565444389289262201200

Gender

 Male 3,787 50%
 Female 3,802 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,244 95.5%
 Black Or African American 178 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 38 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 67 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38241349545500387270100
Renter5214711310673494220
Total90388462651573436312120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,662 55%
 Single Guardian 429 14%
 Singles 798 26%
 Singles With Roommate 143 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,162 71%
 Households with Kids 870 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4143514244454147435152495445504755485950
Female4134394748414447384140435142505950494747
Total827790899286859481929292105871001061059710697

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62231 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62231 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62231 real estate data, the median home value of $115,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62231. Rentals in 62231 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,424 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 52 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 83 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,335 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,095 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 602 16%
 Households Vacant 662 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 37 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 438 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 40 7%
 2 Bedroom 268 49%
 3+ Bedroom 238 44%
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 $51,644 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62231 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. 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 62231 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 2,390 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,437 25%
 No Earnings 2,029 35%
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 2,390 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,437 25%
 No Earnings 2,029 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,236 91.5%
 Public transportation 18 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 1.3%
 Worked at Home 216 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 292 12.4%
 High School Graduate 1,317 55.8%
 Associate's degree 286 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 332 14.1%
 Master's degree 119 5.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,106 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 138 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62231

ZIP Code 62231 is in the Carlyle Community Unit School District 1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62231.

Carlyle Elementary School
951 6th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
Carlyle Junior High School
1631 12th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carlyle Community Unit School District 1
Carlyle High School
1461 12th St
Carlyle, IL 62231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carlyle Community Unit School District 1

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