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ZIP Code 62233

Primary City:Chester, IL (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Central (2:16am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.9, -89.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62233

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62233. 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 62233. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62233, 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:
Chester, IL
Unacceptable:
Bremen

Stats and Demographics for the 62233 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62233 is located in south 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 62233 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62233 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,037
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,832
Median Home Value $90,000
Land Area 65.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,583
Median Household Income $46,380

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male194216212270603869872705619631503402249151116806172
Female179193192197168163163183217215213239184188102135115166
Total3734094044677711,0321,035888836846716641433339218215176238

Gender

 Male 6,825 68%
 Female 3,212 32%
Gender

Race

 White 7,218 71.9%
 Black Or African American 2,410 24.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 27 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 276 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 93 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3119827543839527319777
Renter7713712111395625341
Total108335396551490335250118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,287 50%
 Single Guardian 403 16%
 Singles 788 31%
 Singles With Roommate 105 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,808 70%
 Households with Kids 775 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3944354245435043353640454150404845568192
Female4440302943424037314047323538393939413929
Total838465718885908066768777768879878497120121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62233 has a small 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 62233 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 62233 real estate data, the median home value of $90,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62233 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62233 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62233 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,052 60.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,571 35.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 166 1.7%
 Other Institutional 241 2.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,105 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 779 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 699 25%
 Households Vacant 249 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 22.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 37 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 11.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 47.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 129 18%
 2 Bedroom 310 43%
 3+ Bedroom 281 39%
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 $46,380 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62233 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62233 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 62233 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 2,179 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,113 13%
 No Earnings 4,983 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 2,179 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,113 13%
 No Earnings 4,983 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,725 92.9%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 161 5.5%
 Worked at Home 43 1.5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,924 38.8%
 High School Graduate 2,693 54.3%
 Associate's degree 121 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 93 1.9%
 Master's degree 78 1.6%
 Professional school degree 31 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,042 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62233

ZIP Code 62233 is in the Chester Community Unit School District 139. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62233.

Chester Elementary School
650 Opdyke St
Chester, IL 62233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester Community Unit School District 139
Chester High School
1901 Swanwick St
Chester, IL 62233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chester Community Unit School District 139
St Marys School
835 Swanwick St
Chester, IL 62233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John Lutheran School
302 W Holmes St
Chester, IL 62233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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