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ZIP Code 62421

Primary City:Claremont, IL (View All Cities)
County: Richland County
Timezone: Central (12:35pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -87.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62421. 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 62421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62421, 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:
Claremont, IL
Unacceptable:
German

Stats and Demographics for the 62421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62421 is located in southeast 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 62421 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 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 62421 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 778
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 329
Median Home Value $76,500
Land Area 52.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 298
Median Household Income $63,558

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male173922352517920343333272622171355
Female18243028161713313025322226241414411
Total35635263413422516458654952463127916

Gender

 Male 399 51%
 Female 379 49%
Gender

Race

 White 769 98.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner213436255482413
Renter41110101110
Total624537256492513

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 187 63%
 Single Guardian 29 10%
 Singles 70 23%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 202 68%
 Households with Kids 96 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4643961077843437127367
Female32827736178753675825
Total781251613131381512109613191211812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62421 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62421 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 62421 real estate data, the median home value of $76,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 778 100%
 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 113 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 12%
 Households Vacant 31 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 26%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 51%
 3+ Bedroom 22 49%
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 $63,558 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62421 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 62421 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 345 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 27%
 No Earnings 221 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 345 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 27%
 No Earnings 221 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 485 97.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.2%
 Worked at Home 10 2.0%
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 32 10%
 High School Graduate 173 55%
 Associate's degree 91 29%
 Bachelor's degree 5 2%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 Professional school degree 8 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 209 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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