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ZIP Code 62837

Primary City:Fairfield, IL (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Central (2:15am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -88.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62837. 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 62837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62837, 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:
Fairfield, IL
Unacceptable:
Big Mound, Boyleston, Crestview Terrace, Cumberland Heights, Grover, Jasper, Merriam

Stats and Demographics for the 62837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62837 is located in southeast 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 62837 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62837 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,867
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,356
Median Home Value $77,100
Land Area 163.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,935
Median Household Income $38,603

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male29325025128621026621925825931233630226222320115211779
Female280266239260219249244243270317319332275257242226161192
Total573516490546429515463501529629655634537480443378278271

Gender

 Male 4,276 48%
 Female 4,591 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,658 97.6%
 Black Or African American 29 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 52 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 76 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52298397576564499390165
Renter871901601491411029570
Total139488557725705601485235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,007 51%
 Single Guardian 524 13%
 Singles 1,269 32%
 Singles With Roommate 135 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,875 73%
 Households with Kids 1,060 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5766616653505552404454554751475659646047
Female6560574441495464585057464541636439494540
Total1221261181109499109116989411110192921101209811310587

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62837 has a slightly less than average 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 62837 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 62837 real estate data, the median home value of $77,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62837. Rentals in 62837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,821 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 16 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,350 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,591 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 994 23%
 Households Vacant 421 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 23.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2.1%
 For Sale Only 60 14.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 13.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 41.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 330 31%
 2 Bedroom 483 46%
 3+ Bedroom 235 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 $38,603 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62837 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 62837 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,981 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,464 20%
 No Earnings 2,699 38%
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 2,981 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,464 20%
 No Earnings 2,699 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,733 91.9%
 Public transportation 28 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 191 4.7%
 Worked at Home 109 2.7%
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 372 12.5%
 High School Graduate 1,925 64.4%
 Associate's degree 366 12.3%
 Bachelor's degree 227 7.6%
 Master's degree 62 2.1%
 Professional school degree 28 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,356 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 4.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62837

ZIP Code 62837 is in the Fairfield Psd 112 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62837.

Center Street Elementary School
200 West Center St
Fairfield, IL 62837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fairfield Psd 112 School District
North Side Elementary School
806 North 1st St
Fairfield, IL 62837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield Psd 112 School District
Jasper Elementary School
Rr 3 473
Fairfield, IL 62837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jasper Ccsd 17 School District
New Hope Elementary School
1803 Co Rd 445 North
Fairfield, IL 62837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hope Ccsd 6 School District
Fairfield Comm High School
300 West King St
Fairfield, IL 62837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairfield Community H S District 225 School District

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