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ZIP Code 62540

Primary City:Kincaid, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Central (1:42pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.59, -89.42
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62540. 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 62540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62540, 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:
Kincaid, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62540 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 62540 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62540 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,492
Population Density 730 people per sq mi
Housing Units 686
Median Home Value $69,800
Land Area 2.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 632
Median Household Income $39,650

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male454448564235485651556039473427201911
Female474456593934386354504248473629252321
Total928810411581698611910510510287947056454232

Gender

 Male 737 49%
 Female 755 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,449 97.1%
 Black Or African American 12 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6528910795785522
Renter19193220186104
Total2571121127113846526

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 301 48%
 Single Guardian 105 17%
 Singles 202 32%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 429 68%
 Households with Kids 203 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male791571091087131041389101781210
Female91579107129681391971511121475
Total1624221620162217132123133215242129221915

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62540 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62540 real estate data, the median home value of $69,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,492 100%
 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 272 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 232 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 128 19%
 Households Vacant 54 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 17 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 8%
 1 Bedroom 16 12%
 2 Bedroom 61 47%
 3+ Bedroom 42 33%
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 $39,650 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62540 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, 62540 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. Most commuters in 62540 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 555 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 21%
 No Earnings 439 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 555 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 21%
 No Earnings 439 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 672 94.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 4.2%
 Worked at Home 4 0.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 59 11.5%
 High School Graduate 374 72.6%
 Associate's degree 49 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 30 5.8%
 Master's degree 3 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 324 90.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 3.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62540

ZIP Code 62540 is in the South Fork School District 14. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62540.

South Fork Jr Sr High School
612 Dial St
Kincaid, IL 62540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Fork School District 14
South Fork Elementary School
550 Prairie St
Kincaid, IL 62540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Fork School District 14

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