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ZIP Code 62902

Primary City:Carbondale, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (6:24pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -89.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62902. 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 62902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62902, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 62902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62902 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 62902 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 62902 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,531
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,240
Median Home Value $132,300
Land Area 61.47 sq mi
Water Area 1.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,063
Median Household Income $47,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11212213314222819613913012616718118614710466572515
Female10511913613926616611112511518117518214610359603334
Total2172412692814943622502552413483563682932071251175849

Gender

 Male 2,276 50%
 Female 2,255 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,952 87.2%
 Black Or African American 245 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 138 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 64 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 117 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2911419530134320012035
Renter201233102996016105
Total23034729740040321613040

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 897 43%
 Single Guardian 239 12%
 Singles 673 33%
 Singles With Roommate 254 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,551 75%
 Households with Kids 512 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2315282026332218232724271936272530263428
Female3119142223231831242520313129292626292945
Total5434424249564049475244585065565156556373

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62902 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62902 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 62902 real estate data, the median home value of $132,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62902. Rentals in 62902 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,531 100%
 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 707 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 630 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 726 32%
 Households Vacant 177 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 49.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4.0%
 For Sale Only 16 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 8.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 28.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 7%
 2 Bedroom 421 67%
 3+ Bedroom 161 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 $47,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62902 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 62902 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 1,318 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,316 35%
 No Earnings 1,090 29%
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 1,318 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,316 35%
 No Earnings 1,090 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,115 93.2%
 Public transportation 9 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 1.9%
 Worked at Home 103 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62902 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 58 4%
 High School Graduate 548 37%
 Associate's degree 117 8%
 Bachelor's degree 409 27%
 Master's degree 203 14%
 Professional school degree 54 4%
 Doctorate degree 106 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 640 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62902

ZIP Code 62902 is in the Giant City Ccsd 130 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62902.

Giant City Elementary School
1062 Boskydell Rd
Carbondale, IL 62902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Giant City Ccsd 130 School District
Carbondale New School
1302 E Pleasant Hill Rd
Carbondale, IL 62902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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