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ZIP Code 62821

Primary City:Carmi, IL (View All Cities)
County: White County
Timezone: Central (1:44am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -88.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62821. 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 62821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62821, 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:
Carmi, IL
Unacceptable:
Dogtown, Epworth, Rising Sun

Stats and Demographics for the 62821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62821 is located in southeast 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 62821 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62821 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,657
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,701
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 175.84 sq mi
Water Area 3.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,318
Median Household Income $39,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5245223468
5-9214211425
10-14218198416
15-19212235447
20-24180181361
25-29228224452
30-34198208406
35-39186184370
40-44213217430
45-49276293569
50-54326300626
55-59249271520
60-64248250498
65-69180222402
70-74154199353
75-79120197317
80-84115170285
85 Plus102210312

Gender

 Male 3,664 48%
 Female 3,993 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,480 97.7%
 Black Or African American 40 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 22 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 70 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243377110
25-34234189423
35-44289124413
45-54527157684
55-64487109596
65-74381100481
75-8431193404
85 Plus13275207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,637 49%
 Single Guardian 491 15%
 Singles 1,070 32%
 Singles With Roommate 120 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,425 73%
 Households with Kids 893 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1444488
25941100
3495099
4414182
5374178
6514091
7473683
8365490
9434083
10423476
11403979
12414081
13413576
145450104
15424082
16464793
17444993
184262104
19383775
20282654

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62821 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62821 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62821 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62821. Rentals in 62821 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,381 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 72 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 168 2.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,201 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,193 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 924 25%
 Households Vacant 383 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 84 21.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Sale Only 26 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 7.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 229 59.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 4%
 1 Bedroom 137 17%
 2 Bedroom 423 53%
 3+ Bedroom 213 27%
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 $39,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62821 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 62821 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,341 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,513 24%
 No Earnings 2,330 38%
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 2,341 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,513 24%
 No Earnings 2,330 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,092 94%
 Public transportation 38 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 3%
 Worked at Home 71 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 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 346 13.4%
 High School Graduate 1,514 58.8%
 Associate's degree 333 12.9%
 Bachelor's degree 244 9.5%
 Master's degree 122 4.7%
 Professional school degree 15 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,135 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 151 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62821

ZIP Code 62821 is in the Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62821.

Brownsville Attendance Center
1187 County Rd 700 East
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5
Jefferson Attendance Center
713 4th St
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5
Lincoln Attendance Center
113 10th St
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5
Carmi White Cnty Middle School
205 West Main St
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5
Prekindergarten Facility
213 7th St
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5
Carmi-White County High School
800 West Main St
Carmi, IL 62821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carmi-White County Community Unit School District 5

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