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ZIP Code 62843

Primary City:Golden Gate, IL (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Central (12:07am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -88.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62843. 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 62843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62843, 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:
Golden Gate, IL
Unacceptable:
Albion, Goldengate

Stats and Demographics for the 62843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62843 is located in southeast 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 62843 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 small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62843 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 100
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 58
Median Home Value $53,900
Land Area 6.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 47
Median Household Income $29,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male212440123599413130
Female111421133574305050
Total323861256101613718180

Gender

 Male 54 54%
 Female 46 46%
Gender

Race

 White 97 97%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 2%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 1 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0051211580
Renter11030010
Total1151511590

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 27 57%
 Single Guardian 2 4%
 Singles 16 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 40 85%
 Households with Kids 7 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00111000011000201101
Female01001000000010011200
Total01112000011010212301

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62843 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62843 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62843 real estate data, the median home value of $53,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62843 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 100 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 19 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 22 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 10%
 Households Vacant 11 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 9%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $29,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62843 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62843 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. In 62843 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 6%
 No Earnings 63 76%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 6%
 No Earnings 63 76%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 21 45%
 High School Graduate 19 40%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 3 6%
 Master's degree 4 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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