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ZIP Code 62449

Primary City:Oblong, IL (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (4:15pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -87.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62449

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62449. 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 62449. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62449, 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:
Oblong, IL
Unacceptable:
Kibble

Stats and Demographics for the 62449 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62449 is located in east 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 62449 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62449 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,175
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,388
Median Home Value $72,400
Land Area 122.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,254
Median Household Income $46,765

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male849911212390638472103129124105936780444320
Female879711012274718889108132117102958785634469
Total1711962222451641341721612112612412071881541651078789

Gender

 Male 1,535 48%
 Female 1,640 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,108 97.9%
 Black Or African American 15 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149415724120917012246
Renter32503727231895
Total4614419426823218813151

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 691 55%
 Single Guardian 179 14%
 Singles 334 27%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 878 70%
 Households with Kids 376 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2016161427221811212328201823222719371819
Female2123162214142722203024221618281628262416
Total4139323641364533415352423441504347634235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62449 has a slightly less than average 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 62449 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62449 real estate data, the median home value of $72,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62449 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62449 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62449 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,077 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 49 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 561 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 492 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 201 14%
 Households Vacant 134 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 10.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2.2%
 For Sale Only 20 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 14.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 53.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 16%
 2 Bedroom 66 41%
 3+ Bedroom 69 43%
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 $46,765 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62449 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 62449 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 924 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 523 23%
 No Earnings 868 37%
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 924 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 523 23%
 No Earnings 868 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,144 91.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 5 0.4%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1.8%
 Worked at Home 83 6.6%
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 127 12.6%
 High School Graduate 587 58.5%
 Associate's degree 118 11.8%
 Bachelor's degree 134 13.3%
 Master's degree 25 2.5%
 Professional school degree 9 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 525 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 67 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62449

ZIP Code 62449 is in the Oblong Community Unit School District 4. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62449.

Oblong Elementary School
600 West Main St
Oblong, IL 62449
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oblong Community Unit School District 4
Oblong High School
700 South Range St
Oblong, IL 62449
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oblong Community Unit School District 4

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