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ZIP Code 62242

Primary City:Evansville, IL (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Central (8:22am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.10, -89.95
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62242. 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 62242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62242, 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:
Evansville, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62242 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 62242 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62242 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,526
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 725
Median Home Value $90,700
Land Area 55.11 sq mi
Water Area 1.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 587
Median Household Income $53,869

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55153104
5-9554297
10-14423981
15-19453378
20-24433982
25-29464187
30-34434285
35-39553590
40-445055105
45-495449103
50-546054114
55-595748105
60-64494695
65-69333063
70-74293160
75-79174461
80-84204767
85 Plus103949

Gender

 Male 759 50%
 Female 767 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,485 97.3%
 Black Or African American 7 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491120
25-34532780
35-44722092
45-5410713120
55-6410214116
65-7465469
75-8461869
85 Plus15621

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 334 57%
 Single Guardian 69 12%
 Singles 160 27%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 412 70%
 Households with Kids 175 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
141519
2151025
37916
413922
571320
6111223
79918
814115
914721
105510
119716
1213922
1311415
1441418
159615
1614923
179413
186814
197613
2013720

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62242 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 62242 real estate data, the median home value of $90,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62242 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 62242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,448 95%
 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 78 5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 257 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 227 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 14%
 Households Vacant 138 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 51%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 13%
 2 Bedroom 33 39%
 3+ Bedroom 40 48%
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 $53,869 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62242 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62242 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. However, that is not the case in 62242. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 403 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 340 31%
 No Earnings 369 33%
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 403 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 340 31%
 No Earnings 369 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 573 95.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2.8%
 Worked at Home 10 1.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 64 14%
 High School Graduate 316 70%
 Associate's degree 10 2%
 Bachelor's degree 21 5%
 Master's degree 35 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 202 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62242

ZIP Code 62242 is in the Sparta Community Unit School District 140. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62242.

Evansville Attendance Center
701 Oak St
Evansville, IL 62242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Community Unit School District 140
Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School
810 Soldiers Way
Evansville, IL 62242
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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