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ZIP Code 62297

Primary City:Walsh, IL (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Central (7:11am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.05, -89.81
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62297

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62297. 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 62297. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62297, 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:
Walsh, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62297 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62297 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 62297 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62297 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 452
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 212
Median Home Value $68,800
Land Area 23.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 189
Median Household Income $25,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16151197716812302018162212632
Female1313101712101311820162718157183
Total2928212619172919205036453437197115

Gender

 Male 230 51%
 Female 222 49%
Gender

Race

 White 451 99.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21814423335142
Renter25695002
Total42320513835144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 118 62%
 Single Guardian 20 11%
 Singles 43 23%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 137 72%
 Households with Kids 52 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male62522432445110222301
Female14624240320431135622
Total761146672765541357923

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62297 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62297 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62297 real estate data, the median home value of $68,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62297 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62297 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62297 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 452 100%
 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 88 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 14%
 Households Vacant 23 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $25,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62297 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 62297 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 62297. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 8%
 No Earnings 140 69%
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 47 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 8%
 No Earnings 140 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 49 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 22%
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. 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 13 11%
 High School Graduate 96 83%
 Associate's degree 7 6%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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