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ZIP Code 62451

Primary City:Palestine, IL (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (2:25pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -87.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62451

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62451. 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 62451. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62451, 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:
Palestine, IL
Unacceptable:
Lamotte

Stats and Demographics for the 62451 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62451 is located in east 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 62451 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62451 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,156
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,027
Median Home Value $62,900
Land Area 62.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 925
Median Household Income $40,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male566080756354706468727783705953312512
Female544575675851637255778288795661323336
Total110105155142121105133136123149159171149115114635848

Gender

 Male 1,072 50%
 Female 1,084 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,102 97.5%
 Black Or African American 11 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15721071421611407927
Renter223537282214168
Total371071441701831549535

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 484 52%
 Single Guardian 131 14%
 Singles 265 29%
 Singles With Roommate 45 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 678 73%
 Households with Kids 247 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212149151591381619141120151318191014
Female911141071181091019151516131014151510
Total2123281922261723172638292636282332342524

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62451 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62451 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62451 real estate data, the median home value of $62,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62451 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62451 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62451 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,156 100%
 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 419 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 324 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 182 18%
 Households Vacant 102 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 17 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 3%
 1 Bedroom 35 20%
 2 Bedroom 61 35%
 3+ Bedroom 74 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 $40,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62451 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62451 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. More commuters in 62451 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 760 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 29%
 No Earnings 610 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 760 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 29%
 No Earnings 610 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,036 93%
 Public transportation 15 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 5%
 Worked at Home 16 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 71 8.5%
 High School Graduate 571 68.7%
 Associate's degree 73 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 92 11.1%
 Master's degree 9 1.1%
 Professional school degree 9 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 419 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62451

ZIP Code 62451 is in the Palestine Community Unit School District 3. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62451.

Palestine Grade School
205 South Washington St
Palestine, IL 62451
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palestine Community Unit School District 3
Palestine High School
102 North Main St
Palestine, IL 62451
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palestine Community Unit School District 3

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