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ZIP Code 62656

Primary City:Lincoln, IL (View All Cities)
County: Logan County
Timezone: Central (2:31pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.1, -89.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62656. 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 62656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62656, 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:
Lincoln, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62656 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 62656 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62656 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,405
Population Density 141 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,638
Median Home Value $97,100
Land Area 144.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,006
Median Household Income $42,966

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5185634977841,030917842736721770718609509413260240159162
Female489525512704774642632625654717699632534468337327302384
Total1,0071,0881,0091,4881,8041,5591,4741,3611,3751,4871,4171,2411,043881597567461546

Gender

 Male 10,448 51%
 Female 9,957 49%
Gender

Race

 White 17,319 84.9%
 Black Or African American 2,263 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.2%
 Asian 152 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 325 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 302 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner904756881,023991767521227
Renter287495334379280183163103
Total3779701,0221,4021,271950684330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,208 46%
 Single Guardian 1,205 17%
 Singles 2,191 31%
 Singles With Roommate 402 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,945 71%
 Households with Kids 2,061 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9712291108116127119901118810396104106102111140165266275
Female9910611087931159910511310011689101106104110107148235202
Total196228201195209242218195224188219185205212206221247313501477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62656 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62656 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62656 real estate data, the median home value of $97,100 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 62656. Rentals in 62656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,120 79.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,060 15.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 323 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 817 4.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 85 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,042 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,740 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,224 29%
 Households Vacant 632 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 107 16.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Sale Only 144 22.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 6.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 307 48.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 726 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,308 49%
 3+ Bedroom 635 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 $42,966 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62656 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, 62656 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62656 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,374 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,062 21%
 No Earnings 9,844 51%
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 5,374 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,062 21%
 No Earnings 9,844 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,808 91.0%
 Public transportation 79 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 465 6.2%
 Worked at Home 120 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,487 18.4%
 High School Graduate 4,997 61.8%
 Associate's degree 535 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 661 8.2%
 Master's degree 299 3.7%
 Professional school degree 70 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,724 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 307 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 327 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62656

ZIP Code 62656 is in the Chester-East Lincoln Ccsd 61 School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62656.

Chester-East Lincoln Elementary School
1300 1500th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester-East Lincoln Ccsd 61 School District
Adams Elementary School
1311 Nicholson Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
Central Elementary School
100 7th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
Jefferson Elementary School
710 5th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
Lincoln Jr High School
208 Broadway St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
Northwest Elementary School
506 11th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
Washington-Monroe Elementary School
1002 Pekin St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Esd 27 School District
West Lincoln-Broadwell Elementary School
2695 Woodlawn Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Lincoln-Broadwell Esd 92 School District
Lincolnland Technical Ed Center
1000 Primm Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincolnland Technical Ed Ctr School District
Lincoln Comm High School
1000 Primm Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Chsd 404 School District
Carroll Catholic School
111 4th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Zion Lutheran School
1600 Woodlawn Rd
Lincoln, IL 62656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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