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ZIP Code 62568

Primary City:Taylorville, IL (View All Cities)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Central (4:20pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -89.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62568

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62568. 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 62568. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62568, 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:
Taylorville, IL
Acceptable:
Hewittsville, Jeiseyville, Langleyville, Sharpsburg, Willeys

Stats and Demographics for the 62568 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62568 is located in central Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 62568 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62568 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,355
Population Density 130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,113
Median Home Value $87,800
Land Area 125.90 sq mi
Water Area 1.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,468
Median Household Income $47,186

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male449445539541598579575602631713672595458371254223168152
Female491414436466400429398446488606568550483404312287244368
Total9408599751,0079981,0089731,0481,1191,3191,2401,145941775566510412520

Gender

 Male 8,565 52%
 Female 7,790 48%
Gender

Race

 White 15,521 94.9%
 Black Or African American 428 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 89 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 110 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 171 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner95466713993945696494209
Renter202350275316250159157148
Total2978169881,3091,195855651357

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,097 48%
 Single Guardian 1,015 16%
 Singles 2,020 31%
 Singles With Roommate 336 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,579 71%
 Households with Kids 1,889 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male829499929478948990103971229612180100115139107116
Female961239991817688779293947889829810385988270
Total178217198183175154182166182196191200185203178203200237189186

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62568 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62568 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62568 real estate data, the median home value of $87,800 is slightly less than average 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 62568. Rentals in 62568 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62568 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,903 91.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,247 7.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 167 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,837 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,774 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,857 26%
 Households Vacant 645 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 202 31.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.9%
 For Sale Only 100 15.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 6.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 252 39.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 3%
 1 Bedroom 531 27%
 2 Bedroom 914 47%
 3+ Bedroom 436 22%
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 $47,186 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62568 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. Most commuters in 62568 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 5,622 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,304 24%
 No Earnings 5,008 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 5,622 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,304 24%
 No Earnings 5,008 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,124 94.4%
 Public transportation 79 1.0%
 Taxicab 20 0.3%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 137 1.8%
 Worked at Home 176 2.3%
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 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 861 13.5%
 High School Graduate 4,194 65.9%
 Associate's degree 413 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 610 9.6%
 Master's degree 246 3.9%
 Professional school degree 24 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,221 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 199 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 201 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62568

ZIP Code 62568 is in the Taylorville Community Unit School District 3. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62568.

Memorial Elementary School
101 East Adams St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taylorville Community Unit School District 3
North Elementary School
805 North Cherokee St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taylorville Community Unit School District 3
South Elementary School
1004 West Prairie St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taylorville Community Unit School District 3
Taylorville Jr High School
120 East Bidwell St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Taylorville Community Unit School District 3
Taylorville Sr High School
815 West Springfield Rd
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taylorville Community Unit School District 3
St Mary School
422 S Washington St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Vision Way Christian School
1124 N Webster St
Taylorville, IL 62568
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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