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ZIP Code 62859

Primary City:Mc Leansboro, IL (View All Cities)
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -88.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62859. 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 62859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62859, 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:
Mc Leansboro, IL
Acceptable:
Dale
Unacceptable:
Crook, Delafield, Knight Prairie, Mcleansboro, Piopolis, South Crouch, Thackeray

Stats and Demographics for the 62859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62859 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 62859 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62859 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,748
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,823
Median Home Value $67,800
Land Area 208.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,389
Median Household Income $35,362

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male181210174197137174168144172196189185171141122867849
Female168174168178145163156162160189224191189152159124106166
Total349384342375282337324306332385413376360293281210184215

Gender

 Male 2,774 48%
 Female 2,974 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,642 98.2%
 Black Or African American 17 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 41 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2820426934835529922195
Renter63113768069674953
Total91317345428424366270148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,250 52%
 Single Guardian 327 14%
 Singles 711 30%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,677 70%
 Households with Kids 712 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4235353137384638513230323644514439392445
Female3228384424453137373628363038293837373722
Total7463737561837775886858686682808276766167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62859 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 62859 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62859 real estate data, the median home value of $67,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62859 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,631 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 868 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 951 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 570 20%
 Households Vacant 434 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 10.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 33 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 7.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 15.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 252 58.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 5%
 1 Bedroom 102 16%
 2 Bedroom 413 63%
 3+ Bedroom 107 16%
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 $35,362 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62859 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 62859 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 1,646 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,003 22%
 No Earnings 1,997 43%
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 1,646 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,003 22%
 No Earnings 1,997 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,140 92.8%
 Public transportation 9 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.4%
 Worked at Home 146 6.3%
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 316 17%
 High School Graduate 1,177 62%
 Associate's degree 105 6%
 Bachelor's degree 158 8%
 Master's degree 103 5%
 Professional school degree 41 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 778 75.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 186 18.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62859

ZIP Code 62859 is in the Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62859.

East Side Elementary School
501 East Randolph St
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10
Hamilton County Preschool Center
204 West Cherry St
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10
Hamilton County Jr/Sr High School
1 Fox Ln
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10

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