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ZIP Code 62401

Primary City:Effingham, IL (View All Cities)
County: Effingham County
Timezone: Central (12:00pm)
Coordinates:39.1, -88.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62401. 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 62401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62401, 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:
Effingham, IL
Unacceptable:
Blue Point, Boggsville, Douglas, Funkhouser, Green Creek, Heartville, Lake Sara, Lillyville, Northmore Heights, Park Hills, Saint Marys

Stats and Demographics for the 62401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62401 is located in central 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 62401 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,096
Population Density 183 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,564
Median Home Value $120,500
Land Area 104.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,870
Median Household Income $50,363

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male655633653681556670557554591735732604552364307241189141
Female576562581626551625534519575717776633572456386343290359
Total1,2311,1951,2341,3071,1071,2951,0911,0731,1661,4521,5081,2371,124820693584479500

Gender

 Male 9,415 49%
 Female 9,681 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,478 96.8%
 Black Or African American 59 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 125 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 220 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 176 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner736359061,3011,148799574235
Renter292518350365265150153106
Total3651,1531,2561,6661,413949727341

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,017 51%
 Single Guardian 1,124 14%
 Singles 2,350 30%
 Singles With Roommate 379 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,460 69%
 Households with Kids 2,410 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148137139111146107131135114115136148119135117139166122137111
Female1011061331131161479811685122122115108114116131133130116113
Total249243272224262254229251199237258263227249233270299252253224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62401 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 62401 real estate data, the median home value of $120,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62401. Rentals in 62401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,736 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 66 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 240 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 54 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,322 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,349 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,199 26%
 Households Vacant 694 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 25.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.3%
 For Sale Only 111 16.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 251 36.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 17.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 174 8%
 1 Bedroom 528 25%
 2 Bedroom 886 41%
 3+ Bedroom 561 26%
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 $50,363 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62401 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 62401 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,668 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,677 25%
 No Earnings 4,317 29%
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 6,668 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,677 25%
 No Earnings 4,317 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,635 93.4%
 Public transportation 27 0.3%
 Taxicab 15 0.2%
 Motorcycle 30 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 2.0%
 Worked at Home 360 3.9%
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 449 7%
 High School Graduate 3,310 55%
 Associate's degree 806 13%
 Bachelor's degree 974 16%
 Master's degree 246 4%
 Professional school degree 95 2%
 Doctorate degree 177 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,549 72.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 646 18.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 345 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62401

ZIP Code 62401 is in the Eastern Il Area of Spec Educ School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62401.

Fresh Start Treatment & Learning
215 North 1st St
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Eastern Il Area of Spec Educ School District
Tristar Academy Safe School Program
900 West Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bond/Effingham/Fayette Roe School District
Effingham Junior High School
600 South Henrietta St
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
Early Learning Center
3224 South Banker St
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
South Side Grade School
211 West Douglas Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
Central Grade School
10421 North Us Hwy 45
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
West Side Pre-School
900 West Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
Aspire Alternative High School
900 West Edgar Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bond/Effingham/Fayette Roe School District
Effingham High School
1301 West Grove Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Effingham Community Unit School District 40
Sacred Heart Elementary School
407 S Henrietta St
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anthony Elementary School
405 N 2nd St
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anthony High School
304 E Roadway Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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