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ZIP Code 62903

Primary City:Carbondale, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (7:08pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.67, -89.27
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62903. 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 62903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62903, 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 62903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62903 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 62903 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 62903 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,962
Population Density 149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,506
Median Home Value $156,600
Land Area 19.82 sq mi
Water Area 1.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,340
Median Household Income $25,150

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7166777843013085815872807066502329915
Female747176105389123677073778071763530241912
Total1451371531838192531521511311491601411428553532827

Gender

 Male 1,490 50%
 Female 1,472 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,270 76.6%
 Black Or African American 389 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 125 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.2%
 Other Race 77 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 84 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner175199139140764719
Renter390194664734696
Total407245165186174825625

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 437 33%
 Single Guardian 151 11%
 Singles 448 33%
 Singles With Roommate 304 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,050 78%
 Households with Kids 290 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101711141213628718141215181414111821103
Female199122013151113192015131711181518134194
Total29262334252817412638292532293229293162197

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62903 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 62903 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 62903 real estate data, the median home value of $156,600 is slightly less than average 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 62903. Rentals in 62903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,962 100%
 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 338 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 250 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 752 50%
 Households Vacant 166 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 70.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.8%
 For Sale Only 17 10.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 13.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 23 5%
 1 Bedroom 127 25%
 2 Bedroom 247 49%
 3+ Bedroom 105 21%
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 $25,150 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62903 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 62903 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 537 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 930 44%
 No Earnings 660 31%
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 537 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 930 44%
 No Earnings 660 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,126 91%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 4%
 Worked at Home 39 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62903 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 11 1%
 High School Graduate 242 31%
 Associate's degree 129 17%
 Bachelor's degree 182 23%
 Master's degree 113 14%
 Professional school degree 49 6%
 Doctorate degree 54 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 422 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62903

ZIP Code 62903 is in the Unity Point Ccsd 140 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62903.

Unity Point Elementary School
4033 South Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Unity Point Ccsd 140 School District

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