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ZIP Code 62478

Primary City:West York, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:43am)
Coordinates:39.18, -87.74
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62478. 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 62478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62478, 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 York, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62478 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 62478 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62478 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 398
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 190
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 29.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 161
Median Household Income $49,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6119148156201511221711613412
Female161410189111014169251071311644
Total2225193217261634312047271819241056

Gender

 Male 191 48%
 Female 207 52%
Gender

Race

 White 395 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2162832292084
Renter17241241
Total32330363022125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 100 62%
 Single Guardian 17 11%
 Singles 36 22%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 107 66%
 Households with Kids 54 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male20113223100324354201
Female61613034421124345336
Total81726257521448699537

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62478 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62478 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 62478 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62478. Rentals in 62478 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 398 100%
 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 76 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 63 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 22 12%
 Households Vacant 29 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 83%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 38%
 3+ Bedroom 8 62%
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 $49,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62478 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 62478 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 62478 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 123 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 21%
 No Earnings 74 30%
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 123 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 21%
 No Earnings 74 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 129 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 13%
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 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 19 17%
 High School Graduate 56 51%
 Associate's degree 13 12%
 Bachelor's degree 21 19%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 52 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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