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ZIP Code 62544

Primary City:Macon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Macon County
Timezone: Central (2:08pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.7, -88.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62544. 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 62544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62544, 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:
Macon, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62544 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 62544 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62544 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,776
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 768
Median Home Value $87,700
Land Area 68.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 716
Median Household Income $57,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male534660634052525761579777485328211511
Female514554634049395661677769604421411830
Total1049111412680101911131221241741461089749623341

Gender

 Male 891 50%
 Female 885 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,745 98.3%
 Black Or African American 6 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner372104137117915716
Renter923243017952
Total12951281671341006218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 443 62%
 Single Guardian 83 12%
 Singles 165 23%
 Singles With Roommate 25 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 487 68%
 Households with Kids 229 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61016108109613101010151514121511116
Female1198101013561141511131111151511116
Total1719242018231412241425212826252730222212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62544 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62544 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62544 real estate data, the median home value of $87,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62544 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62544 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,753 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 23 1%
 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 394 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 203 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 119 15%
 Households Vacant 52 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 7 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 15%
 2 Bedroom 63 48%
 3+ Bedroom 49 37%
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 $57,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62544 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 62544 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 673 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 28%
 No Earnings 458 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 673 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 28%
 No Earnings 458 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 930 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 1%
 Worked at Home 53 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 47 7.7%
 High School Graduate 407 66.4%
 Associate's degree 44 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 112 18.3%
 Master's degree 3 0.5%
 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 345 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62544

ZIP Code 62544 is in the Meridian Community Unit School District 15. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62544.

Meridian Primary School
245 South Towson
Macon, IL 62544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meridian Community Unit School District 15
Meridian High School
728 South Wall St
Macon, IL 62544
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meridian Community Unit School District 15

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