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ZIP Code 62249

Primary City:Highland, IL (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (6:45am)
Coordinates:38.8, -89.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62249. 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 62249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62249, 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:
Highland, IL
Unacceptable:
Grantfork

Stats and Demographics for the 62249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62249 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 62249 are primarily white. 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 a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62249 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,971
Population Density 187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,511
Median Home Value $167,700
Land Area 85.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,162
Median Household Income $69,653

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male512557617558419516473505521617584506405317245193120105
Female478546570527479481478510574603629525438319274259232279
Total9901,1031,1871,0858989979511,0151,0951,2201,2131,031843636519452352384

Gender

 Male 7,770 49%
 Female 8,201 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,576 97.5%
 Black Or African American 40 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 104 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 45 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 170 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner396148951,131931623417126
Renter14132923721514111012390
Total1809431,1321,3461,072733540216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,684 60%
 Single Guardian 772 13%
 Singles 1,449 24%
 Singles With Roommate 257 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,011 65%
 Households with Kids 2,151 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10990951211131011051201181261261161121371261101141129683
Female959696105851261131121109312411912710713294109939990
Total204186191226198227218232228219250235239244258204223205195173

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62249 has a small 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 62249 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 62249 real estate data, the median home value of $167,700 is slightly higher than average 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 62249. Rentals in 62249 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,773 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 162 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,406 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,370 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,386 21%
 Households Vacant 349 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 91 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 3%
 1 Bedroom 371 28%
 2 Bedroom 588 44%
 3+ Bedroom 342 26%
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 $69,653 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62249 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 62249 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 5,861 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,858 24%
 No Earnings 3,437 28%
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 5,861 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,858 24%
 No Earnings 3,437 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,169 90.6%
 Public transportation 174 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 171 2.2%
 Worked at Home 383 4.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 261 5.2%
 High School Graduate 2,625 52.6%
 Associate's degree 605 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 936 18.8%
 Master's degree 421 8.4%
 Professional school degree 128 2.6%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,666 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 409 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 294 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62249

ZIP Code 62249 is in the Highland Community Unit School District 5. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62249.

Grantfork Upper Elementary School
206 North Mulberry St
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Highland Community Unit School District 5
Highland Primary School
400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Community Unit School District 5
Highland Elementary School
400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Community Unit School District 5
Highland High School
400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highland Community Unit School District 5
Highland Middle School
400 Broadway
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Highland Community Unit School District 5
St Paul Catholic School
1416 Main St
Highland, IL 62249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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