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ZIP Code 62298

Primary City:Waterloo, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:46pm)
Coordinates:38.3, -90.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62298

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62298. 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 62298. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62298, 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:
Waterloo, IL
Unacceptable:
Burksville, Floraville, Foster Pond, Lou Del, Madonnaville, Monroe City, New Hanover, Paderborn, Saint Joe, St Joe, Tipton, Wartburg

Stats and Demographics for the 62298 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62298 is located in southwest 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 62298 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 62298 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,609
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,735
Median Home Value $189,900
Land Area 144.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,374
Median Household Income $69,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46255863756343941848351858970375460444432525520914794
Female471533550530376417460501644728784561413356351248242242
Total9331,0911,1871,0938158359431,0191,2331,4311,5381,165857681606457389336

Gender

 Male 8,202 49%
 Female 8,407 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,304 98.2%
 Black Or African American 19 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.2%
 Asian 65 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 46 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 128 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner485219291,3861,042684452119
Renter892472372311341029162
Total1377681,1661,6171,176786543181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,953 62%
 Single Guardian 802 13%
 Singles 1,378 22%
 Singles With Roommate 241 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,202 66%
 Households with Kids 2,172 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8685117869591136126110125130118133131117146120948692
Female92909910310710896114108114113113911191181171141027962
Total178175216189202199232240218239243231224250235263234196165154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62298 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 62298 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 62298 real estate data, the median home value of $189,900 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 62298. Rentals in 62298 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62298 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,365 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 228 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,650 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,531 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,193 18%
 Households Vacant 361 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 72 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 163 15%
 2 Bedroom 623 56%
 3+ Bedroom 326 29%
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 $69,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62298 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, 62298 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. However, that is not the case in 62298. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 6,095 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,948 22%
 No Earnings 4,213 32%
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 6,095 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,948 22%
 No Earnings 4,213 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,887 96%
 Public transportation 96 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 2%
 Worked at Home 97 1%
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 355 6.1%
 High School Graduate 3,641 62.9%
 Associate's degree 434 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 871 15.0%
 Master's degree 394 6.8%
 Professional school degree 61 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 34 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,099 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 736 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 327 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62298

ZIP Code 62298 is in the Waterloo Community Unit School District 5. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62298.

Rogers Elementary School
200 Rogers St
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterloo Community Unit School District 5
Waterloo Junior High School
200 Bellefontaine Dr
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterloo Community Unit School District 5
W J Zahnow Elementary School
301 Hamacher St
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterloo Community Unit School District 5
Gardner Elementary School
1 Ed Gardner Place
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterloo Community Unit School District 5
Waterloo High School
505 East Bulldog
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterloo Community Unit School District 5
Gibault Catholic High School
501 Columbia Ave
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Sts Peter & Paul School
217 W 3rd St
Waterloo, IL 62298
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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