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ZIP Code 62864

Primary City:Mount Vernon, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (10:32am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.3, -88.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62864

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62864. 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 62864. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62864, 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:
Mount Vernon, IL
Unacceptable:
Bakerville, Camp Ground, Dodds, Idlewood, Marcoe, Miller Lake, Mount Vernon Outland Airport, Summersville

Stats and Demographics for the 62864 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62864 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 62864 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62864 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,108
Population Density 166 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,420
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 145.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,318
Median Household Income $40,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male844790761824618730693648717775840809776574411293259223
Female791710705769721757700679698847883941765643528441391554
Total1,6351,5001,4661,5931,3391,4871,3931,3271,4151,6221,7231,7501,5411,217939734650777

Gender

 Male 11,585 48%
 Female 12,523 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,839 86.4%
 Black Or African American 2,365 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.2%
 Asian 212 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 146 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 485 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1167349861,3781,5551,117728288
Renter369733534560421286255258
Total4851,4671,5201,9381,9761,403983546

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,642 45%
 Single Guardian 1,805 17%
 Singles 3,323 32%
 Singles With Roommate 548 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,293 71%
 Households with Kids 3,025 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male176162184148151153161164161151174124145167166161172175150138
Female146158158153146155135136138130125129155166147143167150162133
Total322320342301297308296300299281299253300333313304339325312271

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62864 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 62864 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62864 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62864 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62864 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62864 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,749 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 13 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 33 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 269 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,959 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,943 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,416 30%
 Households Vacant 1,102 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 285 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 164 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 546 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 175 5%
 1 Bedroom 894 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,398 42%
 3+ Bedroom 863 26%
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 $40,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62864 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 62864 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,766 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,183 27%
 No Earnings 7,468 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 6,766 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,183 27%
 No Earnings 7,468 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,261 90.9%
 Public transportation 87 0.9%
 Taxicab 191 1.9%
 Motorcycle 26 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 303 3.0%
 Worked at Home 324 3.2%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 995 12%
 High School Graduate 4,562 57%
 Associate's degree 698 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,089 14%
 Master's degree 328 4%
 Professional school degree 227 3%
 Doctorate degree 92 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,682 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 377 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 496 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62864

ZIP Code 62864 is in the Hamilton/Jefferson Roe School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62864.

Mt Vernon Alternative School
2300 Benton Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hamilton/Jefferson Roe School District
Oakland Education Center
1722 Oakland Ave
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin-Jefferson County Sp Ed School District
Bethel Grade School
1201 Bethel Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District 82
Dodds Elementary School
14975 East Bakerville Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dodds Ccsd 7 School District
Mcclellan Elementary School
9475 North Il Hwy 148
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcclellan Ccsd 12 School District
Zadok Casey Middle School
1829 Broadway St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District 80
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center
623 South 34th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District 80
Mt Vernon Dist 80 Primary Center
401 North 30th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District 80
Benjamin Franklin Early Educ Center
500 Harrison St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District 80
Summersville Grade School
1118 Fairfield Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Summersville School District 79
Mt Vernon Area Vocational Center
320 South 7th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mt Vernon Area Voc Center School District
Mount Vernon High School
320 South 7th St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mt Vernon Twp Hsd 201 School District
Mt Vernon Christian School
817 Woodland Dr
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
1719 Broadway St
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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