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ZIP Code 62917

Primary City:Carrier Mills, IL (View All Cities)
County: Saline County
Timezone: Central (4:26pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -88.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62917. 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 62917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62917, 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:
Carrier Mills, IL
Unacceptable:
Carriers Mills, Dallasania, Mitchellsville

Stats and Demographics for the 62917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62917 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 62917 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62917 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,305
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,145
Median Home Value $67,300
Land Area 32.07 sq mi
Water Area 1.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 993
Median Household Income $30,769

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male557176915759576485988069856541322230
Female6458687456556573798765103727162473138
Total119129144165113114122137164185145172157136103795368

Gender

 Male 1,137 49%
 Female 1,168 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,978 85.8%
 Black Or African American 270 11.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 50 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12681111581541358452
Renter193541324428155
Total311031521901981639957

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 478 48%
 Single Guardian 171 17%
 Singles 308 31%
 Singles With Roommate 36 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 719 72%
 Households with Kids 274 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male136131212121120161717161412221817201413
Female151115148181161510121718111114211999
Total2817282620302226312729333223333238392322

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62917 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62917 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62917 real estate data, the median home value of $67,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62917 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for < $200/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,305 100%
 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 328 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 446 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 219 19%
 Households Vacant 152 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 1%
 1 Bedroom 70 24%
 2 Bedroom 116 41%
 3+ Bedroom 96 34%
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 $30,769 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62917 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. Most commuters in 62917 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 584 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 397 19%
 No Earnings 1,072 52%
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 584 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 397 19%
 No Earnings 1,072 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 742 89.5%
 Public transportation 5 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2.8%
 Worked at Home 59 7.1%
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 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 134 15.4%
 High School Graduate 627 72.2%
 Associate's degree 48 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 27 3.1%
 Master's degree 19 2.2%
 Professional school degree 9 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 362 88.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62917

ZIP Code 62917 is in the Carrier Mills-Stonefort Community Unit School District 2. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62917.

Carrier Mills-Stonefort Elementary School
213 West Furlong
Carrier Mills, IL 62917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carrier Mills-Stonefort Community Unit School District 2
Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School
7071 Us 45 South
Carrier Mills, IL 62917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carrier Mills-Stonefort Community Unit School District 2

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