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ZIP Code 62471

Primary City:Vandalia, IL (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (2:32pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -89.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62471

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62471. 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 62471. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62471, 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:
Vandalia, IL
Unacceptable:
Bear Grove, Pittsburg, Shafter

Stats and Demographics for the 62471 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62471 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 62471 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62471 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,233
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,027
Median Home Value $91,700
Land Area 136.90 sq mi
Water Area 1.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,590
Median Household Income $50,984

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24828230737055152945542845248941930325016418013010271
Female285293270266279253239256260328310296250237189165152175
Total533575577636830782694684712817729599500401369295254246

Gender

 Male 5,730 56%
 Female 4,503 44%
Gender

Race

 White 8,998 87.9%
 Black Or African American 958 9.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 34 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 84 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 138 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61276372535503378309113
Renter130197188198129886746
Total191473560733632466376159

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,714 48%
 Single Guardian 561 16%
 Singles 1,108 31%
 Singles With Roommate 207 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,519 70%
 Households with Kids 1,071 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male616045366245655357735964605171527270105107
Female5464615658625355655359593861496052555060
Total1151241069212010711810812212611812398112120112124125155167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62471 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 62471 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 62471 real estate data, the median home value of $91,700 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 62471. Rentals in 62471 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62471 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,501 83.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,527 14.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 158 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 47 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,416 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,131 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,043 26%
 Households Vacant 437 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 32.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 51 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 77 17.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 156 35.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 5%
 1 Bedroom 239 26%
 2 Bedroom 360 39%
 3+ Bedroom 270 30%
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 $50,984 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62471 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. More commuters in 62471 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 2,899 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,069 27%
 No Earnings 2,719 35%
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 2,899 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,069 27%
 No Earnings 2,719 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,702 90.4%
 Public transportation 38 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 4.1%
 Worked at Home 165 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 631 18.7%
 High School Graduate 1,907 56.5%
 Associate's degree 189 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 363 10.7%
 Master's degree 191 5.7%
 Professional school degree 73 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,445 72.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 241 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 314 15.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62471

ZIP Code 62471 is in the Bond/Effingham/Fayette Roe School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62471.

Focus Safe School Program
1805 West Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bond/Effingham/Fayette Roe School District
Jefferson Primary School
1500 West Jefferson St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vandalia Community Unit School District 203
Vandalia Junior High School
1011 West Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vandalia Community Unit School District 203
Vandalia Elementary School
1017 West Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vandalia Community Unit School District 203
Okaw Area Vocational Center
1109 North 8th St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Okaw Area Vocational Center School District
New Approach Alternative High School
1805 West Fletcher St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bond/Effingham/Fayette Roe School District
Vandalia Community High School
1109 North 8th St
Vandalia, IL 62471
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vandalia Community Unit School District 203

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