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ZIP Code 62897

Primary City:Whittington, IL (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Central (12:10am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.09, -88.90
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62897

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62897. 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 62897. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62897, 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:
Whittington, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62897 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62897 is located in south 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 62897 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62897 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 398
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 213
Median Home Value $81,600
Land Area 12.47 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 165
Median Household Income $31,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1613161474118132416815199225
Female71412137413101123131211238258
Total232728271482418244729202642174713

Gender

 Male 202 51%
 Female 196 49%
Gender

Race

 White 395 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1102034263488
Renter43383111
Total5132342293599

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 99 60%
 Single Guardian 13 8%
 Singles 45 27%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 117 71%
 Households with Kids 48 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male26510312723641422423
Female21122515140341224140
Total47632827863982646563

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62897 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62897 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 62897 real estate data, the median home value of $81,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62897. Rentals in 62897 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62897 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 398 100%
 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 57 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 24 11%
 Households Vacant 48 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 10%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 16 62%
 3+ Bedroom 10 38%
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 $31,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62897 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 62897 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62897 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 105 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 76 23%
 No Earnings 151 45%
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 105 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 76 23%
 No Earnings 151 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 139 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 5%
 Worked at Home 22 13%
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 19 15%
 High School Graduate 70 55%
 Associate's degree 15 12%
 Bachelor's degree 18 14%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 72 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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