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ZIP Code 62549

Primary City:Mt Zion, IL (View All Cities)
County: Macon County
Timezone: Central (8:07am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.76, -88.87
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62549. 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 62549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62549, 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:
Mt Zion, IL
Acceptable:
Hervey City, Mount Zion

Stats and Demographics for the 62549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62549 is located in central 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 62549 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62549 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,269
Population Density 791 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,503
Median Home Value $139,600
Land Area 7.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,381
Median Household Income $64,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5205232437
5-9265226491
10-14253240493
15-19229229458
20-24127115242
25-29144176320
30-34198219417
35-39228233461
40-44204220424
45-49203230433
50-54209226435
55-59216216432
60-64189188377
65-69149157306
70-7487101188
75-795583138
80-843768105
85 Plus3478112

Gender

 Male 3,032 48%
 Female 3,237 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,079 97.0%
 Black Or African American 30 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 58 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 79 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24106272
25-34241116357
35-44397101498
45-5440579484
55-6439851449
65-7426940309
75-8412728155
85 Plus322557

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,496 63%
 Single Guardian 334 14%
 Singles 481 20%
 Singles With Roommate 70 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,435 60%
 Households with Kids 946 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1404080
25052102
3443983
4365894
55053103
6504292
7434083
86651117
9564096
10593998
114756103
124656102
135549104
14464086
155650106
165754111
17435396
18443882
19293463
20232346

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62549 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 62549 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 62549 real estate data, the median home value of $139,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 62549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,196 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 1%
 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 1,384 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 495 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 502 20%
 Households Vacant 122 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 21 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 10%
 1 Bedroom 111 25%
 2 Bedroom 228 52%
 3+ Bedroom 55 13%
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 $64,313 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 62549 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. More commuters in 62549 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 1,957 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,365 29%
 No Earnings 1,398 30%
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 1,957 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,365 29%
 No Earnings 1,398 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,651 89.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 281 9.4%
 Worked at Home 25 0.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62549 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 2%
 High School Graduate 1,020 55%
 Associate's degree 100 5%
 Bachelor's degree 493 27%
 Master's degree 140 8%
 Professional school degree 39 2%
 Doctorate degree 18 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,082 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 154 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62549

ZIP Code 62549 is in the Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62549.

Mcgaughey Elementary School
1320 West Main St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3
Mt Zion Elementary School
725 West Main St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3
Mt Zion Intermediate School
310 South Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3
Mt Zion Jr High School
315 South Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3
Mt Zion High School
305 South Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mt Zion Community Unit School District 3

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