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ZIP Code 62281

Primary City:Saint Jacob, IL (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (10:28am)
Coordinates:38.71, -89.79
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62281. 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 62281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62281, 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:
Saint Jacob, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62281 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 62281 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62281 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,155
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 844
Median Home Value $165,800
Land Area 33.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 806
Median Household Income $78,516

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male537571655662518585971056958454221126
Female7478777358675094741178276544433191512
Total1271531481381141291011791592141871451128975402718

Gender

 Male 1,058 49%
 Female 1,097 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,108 97.8%
 Black Or African American 12 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1081154197133913911
Renter8192512121112
Total181001792091451024013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 544 67%
 Single Guardian 91 11%
 Singles 130 16%
 Singles With Roommate 41 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 520 65%
 Households with Kids 286 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101014912161316182091810149181417710
Female131416171319101818161418181116151319106
Total2324302625352334363623362825253327361716

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62281 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62281 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62281 real estate data, the median home value of $165,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62281 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62281 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,155 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 537 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 179 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 11%
 Households Vacant 38 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 7 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 15%
 2 Bedroom 38 49%
 3+ Bedroom 28 36%
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 $78,516 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62281 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. In 62281 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 768 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 435 25%
 No Earnings 511 30%
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 768 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 435 25%
 No Earnings 511 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 892 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 4%
 Worked at Home 42 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62281 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 23 3.1%
 High School Graduate 415 56.1%
 Associate's degree 76 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 135 18.2%
 Master's degree 71 9.6%
 Professional school degree 15 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 362 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62281

ZIP Code 62281 is in the Triad Community Unit School District 2. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62281.

Triad Middle School
9539 Us Hwy 40
St. Jacob, IL 62281
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Triad Community Unit School District 2
St Jacob Elementary School
305 Jacob St
St. Jacob, IL 62281
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Triad Community Unit School District 2

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