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ZIP Code 62515

Primary City:Buffalo, IL (View All Cities)
County: Sangamon County
Timezone: Central (8:28am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.8, -89.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62515

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62515. 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 62515. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62515, 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:
Buffalo, IL
Acceptable:
Buffalo Hart, Lanesville

Stats and Demographics for the 62515 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62515 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 62515 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62515 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 961
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 412
Median Home Value $108,600
Land Area 63.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 390
Median Household Income $54,492

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male293431272331263628315636372519965
Female2726302619282724273856343721208915
Total5660615342595360556911270744639171520

Gender

 Male 489 51%
 Female 472 49%
Gender

Race

 White 948 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner83248756645179
Renter2141621111385
Total1046649677582514

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 63%
 Single Guardian 35 9%
 Singles 86 22%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 270 69%
 Households with Kids 120 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65756588754787647557
Female27868655256577848243
Total81215111411131391010121514148157910

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62515 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62515 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62515 real estate data, the median home value of $108,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62515 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62515 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62515 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 961 100%
 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 197 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 22%
 Households Vacant 22 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 37 20%
 2 Bedroom 99 54%
 3+ Bedroom 45 24%
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 $54,492 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62515 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. However, that is not the case in 62515. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 374 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 115 15%
 No Earnings 280 36%
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 374 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 115 15%
 No Earnings 280 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 383 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3%
 Worked at Home 36 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 20 6%
 High School Graduate 224 66%
 Associate's degree 33 10%
 Bachelor's degree 49 14%
 Master's degree 12 4%
 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 110 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62515

ZIP Code 62515 is in the Tri City Community Unit School District 1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62515.

Tri-City Elementary School
324 West Charles
Buffalo, IL 62515
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tri City Community Unit School District 1
Tri-City Jr High School
324 West Charles
Buffalo, IL 62515
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tri City Community Unit School District 1
Tri-City High School
324 West Charles
Buffalo, IL 62515
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tri City Community Unit School District 1

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