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ZIP Code 62948

Primary City:Herrin, IL (View All Cities)
County: Williamson County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.82, -89.03
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62948

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62948. 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 62948. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62948, 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:
Herrin, IL
Unacceptable:
Paineville

Stats and Demographics for the 62948 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62948 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 62948 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62948 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,865
Population Density 685 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,893
Median Home Value $78,000
Land Area 18.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,409
Median Household Income $39,502

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male44048640338234740640542038142942136336224523416411686
Female425452400412424464435426389426493387416324268220197217
Total865938803794771870840846770855914750778569502384313303

Gender

 Male 6,090 47%
 Female 6,775 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,122 94.2%
 Black Or African American 300 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.2%
 Asian 120 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 63 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 234 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner70463576735719551401176
Renter2184073032752301509243
Total2888708791,010949701493219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,424 45%
 Single Guardian 1,011 19%
 Singles 1,670 31%
 Singles With Roommate 304 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,675 68%
 Households with Kids 1,734 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male808894889411480941047690887376807767827667
Female81948097897910088968874777982879470827978
Total161182174185183193180182200164164165152158167171137164155145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62948 has a small 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 62948 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62948 real estate data, the median home value of $78,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62948 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62948 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62948 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,674 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,163 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,528 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,718 29%
 Households Vacant 484 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 136 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 80 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 77 5%
 1 Bedroom 269 17%
 2 Bedroom 782 50%
 3+ Bedroom 431 28%
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 $39,502 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62948 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. More commuters in 62948 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,725 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,566 26%
 No Earnings 3,714 37%
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 3,725 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,566 26%
 No Earnings 3,714 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,268 95.3%
 Public transportation 31 0.6%
 Taxicab 9 0.2%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 1.7%
 Worked at Home 112 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 468 11%
 High School Graduate 2,144 51%
 Associate's degree 454 11%
 Bachelor's degree 812 19%
 Master's degree 167 4%
 Professional school degree 92 2%
 Doctorate degree 53 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,851 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 321 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 343 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62948

ZIP Code 62948 is in the Herrin Community Unit School District 4. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62948.

Herrin C U S D 4 Elementary School
5200 Herrin Rd
Herrin, IL 62948
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Herrin Community Unit School District 4
North Side Primary Center
601 North 17th St
Herrin, IL 62948
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Herrin Community Unit School District 4
Herrin Middle School
700 South 14th St
Herrin, IL 62948
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Herrin Community Unit School District 4
Herrin High School
700 North 10th St
Herrin, IL 62948
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Herrin Community Unit School District 4
Our Lady of Mt Carmel School
300 W Monroe St
Herrin, IL 62948
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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