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ZIP Code 62522

Primary City:Decatur, IL (View All Cities)
County: Macon County
Timezone: Central (2:05am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.82, -89.05
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62522. 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 62522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62522, 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:
Decatur, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62522 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 62522 are primarily white. The number of young 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 families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62522 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,630
Population Density 655 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,395
Median Home Value $82,400
Land Area 25.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,490
Median Household Income $40,210

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male53049149282789445846244843349956056241528620715610973
Female4885264909271,056518510459444536588590451339259206191150
Total1,0181,0179821,7541,9509769729078771,0351,1481,152866625466362300223

Gender

 Male 7,902 48%
 Female 8,728 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,572 69.6%
 Black Or African American 4,368 26.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.2%
 Asian 50 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 106 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 489 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75505624807955588393140
Renter4455264024572981429142
Total5201,0311,0261,2641,253730484182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,457 38%
 Single Guardian 1,339 21%
 Singles 2,196 34%
 Singles With Roommate 498 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,613 71%
 Households with Kids 1,877 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male94109104107105981099485839997107106114121120180292290
Female899610310311610691110103115114100917010287103214421371
Total183205207210221204200204188198213197198176216208223394713661

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62522 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62522 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62522 real estate data, the median home value of $82,400 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 62522. Rentals in 62522 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,143 91.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,305 7.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 143 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,638 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,449 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,403 32%
 Households Vacant 905 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 336 37.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 106 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 1.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 410 45.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 93 4%
 1 Bedroom 613 25%
 2 Bedroom 846 35%
 3+ Bedroom 861 36%
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 $40,210 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62522 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62522 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 62522 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 4,391 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,081 31%
 No Earnings 4,889 37%
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 4,391 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,081 31%
 No Earnings 4,889 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,087 88.0%
 Public transportation 153 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 554 8.0%
 Worked at Home 113 1.6%
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 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 644 14%
 High School Graduate 2,656 57%
 Associate's degree 274 6%
 Bachelor's degree 720 15%
 Master's degree 214 5%
 Professional school degree 104 2%
 Doctorate degree 61 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,340 75.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 504 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 271 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62522

ZIP Code 62522 is in the Decatur School District 61. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62522.

Dennis Elementary School
1499 West Main St
Decatur, IL 62522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur School District 61
Durfee Elementary School
1000 West Grand Ave
Decatur, IL 62522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur School District 61
Mary W French Academy
520 West Wood St
Decatur, IL 62522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur School District 61
Macarthur High School
1155 North Fairview Ave
Decatur, IL 62522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur School District 61

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