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ZIP Code 62960

Primary City:Metropolis, IL (View All Cities)
County: Massac County
Timezone: Central (3:39am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -88.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62960

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62960. 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 62960. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62960, 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:
Metropolis, IL
Unacceptable:
Bargerville, Round Knob

Stats and Demographics for the 62960 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62960 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 62960 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62960 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,603
Population Density 100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,384
Median Home Value $83,300
Land Area 116.31 sq mi
Water Area 1.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,843
Median Household Income $44,233

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
Male344352346401244294307333369421422399351266229156133130
Female371372342341309335338357354412513384348348267232215268
Total715724688742553629645690723833935783699614496388348398

Gender

 Male 5,497 47%
 Female 6,106 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,542 90.9%
 Black Or African American 657 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.4%
 Asian 36 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 254 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32361528731745596414162
Renter1202422272481711267763
Total152603755979916722491225

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,376 49%
 Single Guardian 800 17%
 Singles 1,460 30%
 Singles With Roommate 207 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,388 70%
 Households with Kids 1,455 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7169736590707268526662756380878188717455
Female7284648983737477656768846459646776617371
Total143153137154173143146145117133130159127139151148164132147126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62960 has a slightly less than average 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 62960 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62960 real estate data, the median home value of $83,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62960 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62960 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62960 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,311 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 195 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 97 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,984 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,585 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,274 24%
 Households Vacant 541 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 92 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 5%
 1 Bedroom 260 21%
 2 Bedroom 550 44%
 3+ Bedroom 378 30%
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 $44,233 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62960 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 62960 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 3,259 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,112 22%
 No Earnings 4,133 43%
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 3,259 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,112 22%
 No Earnings 4,133 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,306 93.2%
 Public transportation 16 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 198 4.3%
 Worked at Home 102 2.2%
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 633 16.5%
 High School Graduate 2,234 58.2%
 Associate's degree 306 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 539 14.0%
 Master's degree 92 2.4%
 Professional school degree 34 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,911 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 185 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 144 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62960

ZIP Code 62960 is in the Joppa-Maple Grove Ud 38 School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62960.

Maple Grove Elementary School
1698 Grand Chain Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Joppa-Maple Grove Ud 38 School District
Metropolis Elementary School
1015 Filmore St
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Massac Ud 1 School District
Franklin Elementary School
1006 Mount Mission Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Massac Ud 1 School District
Jefferson Elementary School
4915 Jefferson School Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Massac Ud 1 School District
Safe School Roe2
1102 West 10th St
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alxndr/John/Masc/Pulski/Unon Roe School District
Five County Vocational Sys-Massac County Campus
2841 Old Marion Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Five County Reg Voc System School District
Massac Jr High School
3028 Old Marion Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Massac Ud 1 School District
Massac County High School
2841 Old Marion Rd
Metropolis, IL 62960
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Massac Ud 1 School District

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