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ZIP Code 62938

Primary City:Golconda, IL (View All Cities)
County: Pope County
Timezone: Central (10:06am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -88.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62938. 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 62938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62938, 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:
Golconda, IL
Acceptable:
Brownfield, Temple Hill
Unacceptable:
Rosebud

Stats and Demographics for the 62938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62938 is located in south Illinois and covers a slightly higher 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 62938 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62938 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,033
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,606
Median Home Value $84,900
Land Area 168.21 sq mi
Water Area 3.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,196
Median Household Income $38,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male717497187162817166851139210810810868733323
Female575385108695856916510612010611610273653944
Total1281271822952311391271571502192122142242101411387267

Gender

 Male 1,620 53%
 Female 1,413 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,696 88.9%
 Black Or African American 258 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.9%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 23 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner106411219120118912634
Renter2338454452332311
Total3310215723525322214945

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 622 52%
 Single Guardian 156 13%
 Singles 380 32%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 903 76%
 Households with Kids 293 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151713151914132082018172616121530656551
Female9817141112109111417221715141830232313
Total2425302930262329193435394331263360888864

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62938 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62938 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62938 real estate data, the median home value of $84,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62938 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62938 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,644 87%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 173 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 33 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 183 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 396 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 531 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 269 17%
 Households Vacant 410 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 7.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 24 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 216 52.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 32.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 92 40%
 2 Bedroom 66 29%
 3+ Bedroom 73 32%
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 $38,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62938 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. However, that is not the case in 62938. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 551 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 737 28%
 No Earnings 1,304 50%
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 551 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 737 28%
 No Earnings 1,304 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 958 90.1%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 4.7%
 Worked at Home 50 4.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 160 16.0%
 High School Graduate 642 64.2%
 Associate's degree 91 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 58 5.8%
 Master's degree 20 2.0%
 Professional school degree 23 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 384 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62938

ZIP Code 62938 is in the Pope County Cud 1 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62938.

Pope County Elementary School
125 St Hwy 146w
Golconda, IL 62938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pope County Cud 1 School District
Pope County High School
22 Rr 2
Golconda, IL 62938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pope County Cud 1 School District

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