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ZIP Code 62914

Primary City:Cairo, IL (View All Cities)
County: Alexander County
Timezone: Central (1:56am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -89.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62914

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62914. 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 62914. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62914, 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:
Cairo, IL
Acceptable:
Cache
Unacceptable:
Future City, Klondike, Urbandale

Stats and Demographics for the 62914 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62914 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 62914 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62914 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,147
Population Density 160 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,782
Median Home Value $33,200
Land Area 19.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,413
Median Household Income $16,747

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16311311211284716167589792119976459422420
Female13712489125104100917788110101129968556604278
Total3002372012371881711521441462071932481931491151026698

Gender

 Male 1,455 46%
 Female 1,692 54%
Gender

Race

 White 940 29.9%
 Black Or African American 2,116 67.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 64 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner644801452081358641
Renter10314483123110563613
Total10918816326831819112254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 327 23%
 Single Guardian 430 30%
 Singles 608 43%
 Singles With Roommate 48 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 983 70%
 Households with Kids 430 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4132213418232727182820221923221625252416
Female2520262823242035222810132612272514283127
Total6652476241474762405630354535494139535543

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62914 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62914 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62914 real estate data, the median home value of $33,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62914 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62914 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62914 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,040 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 67 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 240 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 505 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 668 37%
 Households Vacant 369 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 71 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 209 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 219 38%
 2 Bedroom 192 33%
 3+ Bedroom 157 27%
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 $16,747 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62914 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62914 has very few people that work at home. 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 62914 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 535 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 21%
 No Earnings 1,222 55%
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 535 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 464 21%
 No Earnings 1,222 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 730 89.9%
 Public transportation 15 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 8.0%
 Worked at Home 2 0.2%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 173 22.5%
 High School Graduate 507 65.9%
 Associate's degree 42 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 41 5.3%
 Master's degree 6 0.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 690 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62914

ZIP Code 62914 is in the Cairo Usd 1 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62914.

Cairo Elementary School
3101 Elm St
Cairo, IL 62914
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cairo Usd 1 School District
Five County Vocational Sys-Adult Educ
1615 Commercial Ave
Cairo, IL 62914
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Five County Reg Voc System School District
Cairo Jr/Sr High School
4201 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cairo Usd 1 School District

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