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ZIP Code 62473

Primary City:Watson, IL (View All Cities)
County: Effingham County
Timezone: Central (9:19pm)
Coordinates:39.03, -88.56
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62473

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62473. 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 62473. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62473, 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:
Watson, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62473 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62473 is located in central 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 62473 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62473 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,422
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 533
Median Home Value $83,000
Land Area 22.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 506
Median Household Income $52,386

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4466676033365743466354483528101443
Female5542565936385150484972523628166134
Total991081231196974108939411212610071562620177

Gender

 Male 711 50%
 Female 711 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,409 99.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner462861159844295
Renter520111010520
Total9829712510849315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 306 60%
 Single Guardian 86 17%
 Singles 90 18%
 Singles With Roommate 24 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 303 60%
 Households with Kids 203 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male811114161211101711141617991711131011
Female713716571371016119101012716121211
Total1524182021192417272725252719212427252222

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62473 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62473 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 62473 real estate data, the median home value of $83,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62473 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62473 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62473 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,422 100%
 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 293 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 150 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 12%
 Households Vacant 27 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 58%
 3+ Bedroom 16 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 $52,386 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62473 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. 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 62473 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 555 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 354 33%
 No Earnings 180 17%
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 555 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 354 33%
 No Earnings 180 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 729 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 60 8%
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 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 63 15%
 High School Graduate 241 59%
 Associate's degree 51 12%
 Bachelor's degree 50 12%
 Master's degree 5 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 423 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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