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ZIP Code 62286

Primary City:Sparta, IL (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -89.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62286

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62286. 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 62286. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62286, 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:
Sparta, IL
Unacceptable:
Eden, Houston, Schulines

Stats and Demographics for the 62286 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62286 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 62286 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62286 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,008
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,819
Median Home Value $80,800
Land Area 108.22 sq mi
Water Area 1.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,519
Median Household Income $44,974

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male170164186195139182153163184242267235209172102787055
Female1611971942161521731371671792202522291951661331009378
Total331361380411291355290330363462519464404338235178163133

Gender

 Male 2,966 49%
 Female 3,042 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,072 84.4%
 Black Or African American 792 13.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.3%
 Asian 23 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 24 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2214523439241331520373
Renter54154128161103664313
Total7629936255351638124686

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,202 48%
 Single Guardian 437 17%
 Singles 749 30%
 Singles With Roommate 131 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,826 72%
 Households with Kids 693 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2738373043272827393935444820394037364316
Female3134312933325139424245383435504447393636
Total5872685976597966818180828255898484757952

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62286 has a slightly less 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 62286 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62286 real estate data, the median home value of $80,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62286 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62286 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62286 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,937 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 965 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 832 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 722 26%
 Households Vacant 300 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 29 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 18%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 3%
 1 Bedroom 133 16%
 2 Bedroom 397 47%
 3+ Bedroom 290 34%
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 $44,974 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62286 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, 62286 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 62286 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,045 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,170 22%
 No Earnings 1,997 38%
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 2,045 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,170 22%
 No Earnings 1,997 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,735 98.6%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 0.5%
 Worked at Home 22 0.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 183 8.7%
 High School Graduate 1,478 70.5%
 Associate's degree 146 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 251 12.0%
 Master's degree 13 0.6%
 Professional school degree 25 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 961 89.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 91 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 1.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62286

ZIP Code 62286 is in the Sparta Community Unit School District 140. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62286.

Sparta Primary Attendance Center
119 Legion Dr
Sparta, IL 62286
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Community Unit School District 140
Sparta-Lincoln Middle School
203a Dean Ave
Sparta, IL 62286
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sparta Community Unit School District 140
Sparta High School
205 West Hood St
Sparta, IL 62286
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sparta Community Unit School District 140

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