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ZIP Code 62901

Primary City:Carbondale, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (10:09pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.74, -89.21
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62901. 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 62901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62901, 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:
Carbondale, IL
Unacceptable:
Boskydell, Briarwood Trace, Brush Hill, Cdale, Crab Orchard Estates, Lake Tacoma, Lakewood Park, Triple Lake Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 62901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62901 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 62901 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62901 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,182
Population Density 908 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,916
Median Home Value $120,200
Land Area 29.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,502
Median Household Income $20,995

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5915144441,7394,8221,677870569529481466473415254195149124116
Female5554903931,6383,5941,158679522451478541505426287257249217314
Total1,1461,0048373,3778,4162,8351,5491,0919809591,007978841541452398341430

Gender

 Male 14,428 53%
 Female 12,754 47%
Gender

Race

 White 17,703 65.1%
 Black Or African American 6,382 23.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.4%
 Asian 1,444 5.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 643 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 897 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner118361485645761474331171
Renter3,7502,248805558395147150103
Total3,8682,6091,2901,2031,156621481274

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,523 22%
 Single Guardian 1,434 12%
 Singles 4,754 41%
 Singles With Roommate 2,791 24%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,570 83%
 Households with Kids 1,932 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1111349810296106941121068989749399881121104429871,174
Female119981121021141039588906987749370979094439918912
Total2302322102042102091892001961581761481861691852022048811,9052,086

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 62901 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 62901 real estate data, the median home value of $120,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62901. Rentals in 62901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,576 86.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 62 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 72 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 193 0.7%
 Other Institutional 32 0.1%
 College Student Housing 3,007 11.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 240 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,958 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,388 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,156 63%
 Households Vacant 1,414 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 961 68.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.9%
 For Sale Only 101 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 285 20.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 872 13%
 1 Bedroom 1,895 27%
 2 Bedroom 2,344 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,805 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 $20,995 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62901 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. 62901 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 62901 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,592 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,898 37%
 No Earnings 10,485 44%
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 4,592 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,898 37%
 No Earnings 10,485 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,040 73.5%
 Public transportation 163 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 72 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,308 21.1%
 Worked at Home 352 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 481 8%
 High School Graduate 2,376 39%
 Associate's degree 289 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,332 22%
 Master's degree 1,017 17%
 Professional school degree 140 2%
 Doctorate degree 429 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,338 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 351 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 275 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62901

ZIP Code 62901 is in the Carbondale Esd 95 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62901.

Thomas Elementary School
1025 North Wall St
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carbondale Esd 95 School District
Carbondale Middle School
1150 East Grand Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carbondale Esd 95 School District
Parrish Elementary School
121 North Parrish Ln
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carbondale Esd 95 School District
Lewis School
801 South Lewis Ln
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carbondale Esd 95 School District
Carbondale Comm High School
1301 East Walnut St
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carbondale Chsd 165 School District
Trinity Christian School
1218 W Freeman St
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brehm Preparatory School
1245 E Grand Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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