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ZIP Code 62812

Primary City:Benton, IL (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Central (5:48pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.0, -88.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62812

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62812. 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 62812. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62812, 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:
Benton, IL
Unacceptable:
Barren, Eastern, Rend City, Steel City, West City

Stats and Demographics for the 62812 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62812 is located in south 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 62812 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62812 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,265
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,341
Median Home Value $67,700
Land Area 95.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,802
Median Household Income $34,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male372335312400333292310325327379399378373294242137128112
Female310304315333320309303311340400403410376319268240232324
Total682639627733653601613636667779802788749613510377360436

Gender

 Male 5,448 48%
 Female 5,817 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,991 97.6%
 Black Or African American 39 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.3%
 Asian 41 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 125 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner59287475672753608389193
Renter151272231200164139108101
Total210559706872917747497294

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,246 47%
 Single Guardian 761 16%
 Singles 1,594 33%
 Singles With Roommate 201 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,470 72%
 Households with Kids 1,332 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7179827165648562595477585568798493806464
Female5369596660755461546264726057816358765566
Total124148141137125139139123113116141130115125160147151156119130

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62812 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 62812 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62812 real estate data, the median home value of $67,700 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 62812. Rentals in 62812 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62812 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,912 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 52 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 278 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,854 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,582 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,366 26%
 Households Vacant 539 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 122 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 91 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 216 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 94 7%
 1 Bedroom 308 23%
 2 Bedroom 515 38%
 3+ Bedroom 424 32%
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 $34,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62812 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62812 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 2,993 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,381 26%
 No Earnings 3,952 42%
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 2,993 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,381 26%
 No Earnings 3,952 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,427 94.2%
 Public transportation 27 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 2.9%
 Worked at Home 95 2.0%
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 479 12.8%
 High School Graduate 2,325 62.3%
 Associate's degree 340 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 395 10.6%
 Master's degree 120 3.2%
 Professional school degree 64 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,760 86.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 116 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 151 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62812

ZIP Code 62812 is in the Franklin/Williamson Roe School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62812.

Echo Juvenile Detention Center Program
409 East Washington St
Benton, IL 62812
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Franklin/Williamson Roe School District
Benton Grade School 5-8
1000 Forrest St
Benton, IL 62812
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benton Ccsd 47 School District
Benton Grade School K-4
1000 East McKenzie St
Benton, IL 62812
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Ccsd 47 School District
Benton Cons High School
511 East Main St
Benton, IL 62812
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton Cons Hsd 103 School District

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