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ZIP Code 62942

Primary City:Grand Tower, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (5:40am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -89.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62942. 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 62942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62942, 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:
Grand Tower, IL
Unacceptable:
Howardton, Red Town

Stats and Demographics for the 62942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62942 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 62942 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62942 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 707
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 336
Median Home Value $48,600
Land Area 32.45 sq mi
Water Area 1.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 285
Median Household Income $31,645

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2022291727191817253027232122165102
Female2015223121212119172637223118814410
Total403751484840393642566445524024191412

Gender

 Male 350 50%
 Female 357 50%
Gender

Race

 White 696 98.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner102132454635248
Renter61111129843
Total1632435755432811

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 144 51%
 Single Guardian 47 16%
 Singles 83 29%
 Singles With Roommate 11 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 194 68%
 Households with Kids 91 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male743126356710336532524
Female52412531446426788263
Total12672411661011167512121110787

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62942 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62942 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 62942 real estate data, the median home value of $48,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62942 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 707 100%
 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 90 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 131 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 19%
 Households Vacant 51 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 24%
 2 Bedroom 25 38%
 3+ Bedroom 25 38%
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 $31,645 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62942 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, 62942 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 62942 can expect to fall in that range. 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 103 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 20%
 No Earnings 275 58%
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 103 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 20%
 No Earnings 275 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 145 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 62 30%
 High School Graduate 138 67%
 Associate's degree 6 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 56 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62942

ZIP Code 62942 is in the Shawnee Community Unit School District 84. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62942.

Shawnee Elementary School - North
504 2nd St
Grand Tower, IL 62942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shawnee Community Unit School District 84

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