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ZIP Code 62321

Primary City:Carthage, IL (View All Cities)
County: Hancock County
Timezone: Central (2:21pm)
Coordinates:40.4, -91.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62321

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62321. 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 62321. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62321, 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:
Carthage, IL
Unacceptable:
Bentley, Denver, Fountain Green, Harmony, Mccall, Webster

Stats and Demographics for the 62321 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62321 is located in west 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 62321 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62321 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,091
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,997
Median Home Value $90,500
Land Area 167.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,757
Median Household Income $49,882

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1231161181701081141041091241441521351448890735552
Female11712597120951101229012416716413712412597867498
Total240241215290203224226199248311316272268213187159129150

Gender

 Male 2,019 49%
 Female 2,072 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,994 97.6%
 Black Or African American 12 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1712217926628420417070
Renter4890729649363222
Total6521225136233324020292

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 922 52%
 Single Guardian 206 12%
 Singles 550 31%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,287 73%
 Households with Kids 470 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2716322520262516292621282518393141312820
Female2828211927212231242020251814222031272022
Total5544534447474747534641534332615172584842

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62321 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 62321 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62321 real estate data, the median home value of $90,500 is slightly less 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 62321. Rentals in 62321 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62321 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,033 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 10 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 688 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 624 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 445 22%
 Households Vacant 240 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 28.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 35 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 11.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 40.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 4%
 1 Bedroom 123 26%
 2 Bedroom 130 28%
 3+ Bedroom 197 42%
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 $49,882 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62321 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62321 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,419 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 810 24%
 No Earnings 1,090 33%
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 1,419 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 810 24%
 No Earnings 1,090 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,711 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 2%
 Worked at Home 118 6%
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. 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 193 13%
 High School Graduate 824 57%
 Associate's degree 138 10%
 Bachelor's degree 238 16%
 Master's degree 45 3%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 460 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62321

ZIP Code 62321 is in the Carthage Esd 317 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62321.

Carthage Primary School
210 South Adams St
Carthage, IL 62321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carthage Esd 317 School District
Carthage Middle School
210 South Adams St
Carthage, IL 62321
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carthage Esd 317 School District
Hancock County Academy
553 Main St
Carthage, IL 62321
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hancock/Mcdonough Roe School District
Hancock County Learning Center
553 Main St
Carthage, IL 62321
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hancock/Mcdonough Roe School District
Illini West High School
600 Miller St
Carthage, IL 62321
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Illini West H S District 307 School District

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