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ZIP Code 62879

Primary City:Sailor Springs, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (9:59pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.764, -88.361
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62879. 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 62879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62879, 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:
Sailor Springs, IL
Acceptable:
Sailor Spgs

Stats and Demographics for the 62879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62879 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 62879 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62879 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 85
Population Density 433 people per sq mi
Housing Units 49
Median Home Value $30,000
Land Area 0.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 38
Median Household Income $32,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232432114352212000
Female025331144433161313
Total257763258785373313

Gender

 Male 37 44%
 Female 48 56%
Gender

Race

 White 83 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12395732
Renter12210000
Total245105732

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 17 45%
 Single Guardian 6 16%
 Singles 13 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 24 63%
 Households with Kids 14 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00111002020000000221
Female00000010101031012000
Total00111012121031012221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62879 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62879 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62879 real estate data, the median home value of $30,000 is low compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 85 100%
 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 6 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 53%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 12%
 Households Vacant 11 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 100%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $32,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 62879. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 19%
 No Earnings 42 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 19%
 No Earnings 42 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 26 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 1 4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 9 26%
 High School Graduate 23 66%
 Associate's degree 3 9%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 19 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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