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ZIP Code 62947

Primary City:Herod, IL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (1:42pm)
Coordinates:37.5, -88.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62947. 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 62947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62947, 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:
Herod, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62947 is located in southeast 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 62947 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62947 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 539
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 308
Median Home Value $122,700
Land Area 68.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 235
Median Household Income $39,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1011916212102017231526263019772
Female16151316812101118222225322419734
Total26262232102420313545375158543814106

Gender

 Male 262 49%
 Female 277 51%
Gender

Race

 White 530 98.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11232395753184
Renter14035510
Total21632426258194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 148 63%
 Single Guardian 18 8%
 Singles 61 26%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 175 74%
 Households with Kids 60 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12150322423031331720
Female43334415122135273132
Total554847375451665104852

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62947 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62947 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 62947 real estate data, the median home value of $122,700 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 62947.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 539 100%
 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 88 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 128 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 6%
 Households Vacant 73 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $39,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62947 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 62947 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 62947. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 135 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 15%
 No Earnings 346 61%
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 135 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 15%
 No Earnings 346 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 173 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 30 15%
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 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 43 18%
 High School Graduate 119 50%
 Associate's degree 37 16%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 30 13%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 52 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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