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ZIP Code 62476

Primary City:West Salem, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:33am)
Coordinates:38.5, -88.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62476

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62476. 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 62476. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62476, 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:
West Salem, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62476 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62476 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 62476 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62476 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,734
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 853
Median Home Value $62,200
Land Area 75.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 717
Median Household Income $43,269

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male426471633251496560537568654434182215
Female395750502940575354477365594231403324
Total8112112111361911061181141001481331248665585539

Gender

 Male 891 51%
 Female 843 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,693 97.6%
 Black Or African American 11 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner77699124136886329
Renter713281714493
Total1489127141150927232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 410 57%
 Single Guardian 85 12%
 Singles 201 28%
 Singles With Roommate 21 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 511 71%
 Households with Kids 206 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male691111111617128131012171913101612127
Female7369141686131051113111014127711
Total1312172025322518212315233030232428191918

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62476 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62476 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62476 real estate data, the median home value of $62,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62476 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62476 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62476 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,711 99%
 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 23 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 278 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 344 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 95 11%
 Households Vacant 136 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 12 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 77.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 12%
 2 Bedroom 102 70%
 3+ Bedroom 25 17%
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 $43,269 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62476 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62476 can expect to fall in that range. 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 564 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 25%
 No Earnings 627 39%
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 564 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 25%
 No Earnings 627 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 724 93%
 Public transportation 14 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 1%
 Worked at Home 31 4%
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 85 12%
 High School Graduate 474 68%
 Associate's degree 77 11%
 Bachelor's degree 55 8%
 Master's degree 10 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 283 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62476

ZIP Code 62476 is in the Edwards County Community Unit School District 1. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62476.

West Salem Grade School
105 East School St
West Salem, IL 62476
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edwards County Community Unit School District 1

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