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ZIP Code 62501

Primary City:Argenta, IL (View All Cities)
County: Macon County
Timezone: Central (8:35am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.9, -88.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62501. 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 62501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62501, 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:
Argenta, IL
Acceptable:
Newburg, Oakley

Stats and Demographics for the 62501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62501 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 62501 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,661
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,119
Median Home Value $124,000
Land Area 79.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,052
Median Household Income $53,807

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male68881061027351776877110138103958053332511
Female6163968448616867100119117117807155383523
Total129151202186121112145135177229255220175151108716034

Gender

 Male 1,358 51%
 Female 1,303 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,600 97.7%
 Black Or African American 17 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7941292432031517524
Renter6222928198113
Total131161582712221598627

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 706 67%
 Single Guardian 107 10%
 Singles 210 20%
 Singles With Roommate 29 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 722 69%
 Households with Kids 330 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1713101518241315181618162729221630241016
Female131581215101510131819172616172217171115
Total3028182733342825313437335345393847412131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62501 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62501 real estate data, the median home value of $124,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62501. Rentals in 62501 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,661 100%
 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 554 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 372 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 126 11%
 Households Vacant 67 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 44 27%
 2 Bedroom 57 35%
 3+ Bedroom 62 38%
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 $53,807 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62501 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. More commuters in 62501 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 954 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 505 24%
 No Earnings 606 29%
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 954 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 505 24%
 No Earnings 606 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,192 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 62 5%
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 91 11%
 High School Graduate 553 66%
 Associate's degree 48 6%
 Bachelor's degree 97 12%
 Master's degree 32 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 21 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 312 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62501

ZIP Code 62501 is in the Argenta-Oreana Community Unit School District 1. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62501.

Argenta-Oreana Middle School
200 East East St
Argenta, IL 62501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Argenta-Oreana Community Unit School District 1
Argenta-Oreana High School
500 North Main St
Argenta, IL 62501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Argenta-Oreana Community Unit School District 1

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