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ZIP Code 62998

Primary City:Wolf Lake, IL (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Central (8:07pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.52, -89.44
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62998

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62998. 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 62998. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62998, 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:
Wolf Lake, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62998 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62998 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 62998 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62998 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 419
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 202
Median Home Value $60,700
Land Area 46.37 sq mi
Water Area 3.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 174
Median Household Income $26,481

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male712161613418121514201514512862
Female137191614131116121418188611923
Total2019353227172928272838332211231785

Gender

 Male 209 50%
 Female 210 50%
Gender

Race

 White 414 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21624262622143
Renter78887210
Total92432343324153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 96 55%
 Single Guardian 25 14%
 Singles 46 26%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 118 68%
 Households with Kids 56 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12023114320752403633
Female15211401154244534313
Total27234515474996937946

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62998 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62998 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62998 real estate data, the median home value of $60,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62998 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62998 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62998 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 419 100%
 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 61 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 20%
 Households Vacant 28 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 47%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 53%
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 $26,481 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62998 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 62998 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62998 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 62998 can expect to fall in that range. 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 40 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 22%
 No Earnings 191 64%
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 40 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 22%
 No Earnings 191 64%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 54 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 14%
 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 20 17%
 High School Graduate 88 73%
 Associate's degree 8 7%
 Bachelor's degree 4 3%
 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 90 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62998

ZIP Code 62998 is in the Shawnee Community Unit School District 84. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62998.

Shawnee Jr High School
3365 State Hwy 3 North
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shawnee Community Unit School District 84
Shawnee High School
3365 State Rte 3 North
Wolf Lake, IL 62998
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shawnee Community Unit School District 84

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