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ZIP Code 62824

Primary City:Clay City, IL (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (8:07am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -88.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62824

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62824. 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 62824. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62824, 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:
Clay City, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62824 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62824 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 62824 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 62824 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,761
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 878
Median Home Value $59,800
Land Area 105.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 772
Median Household Income $40,339

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56146107
5-9455297
10-14425597
15-196254116
20-246150111
25-295751108
30-34483583
35-39494796
40-44465096
45-496368131
50-547862140
55-596562127
60-64435598
65-695061111
70-74363874
75-79305282
80-84221941
85 Plus133346

Gender

 Male 871 49%
 Female 890 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,749 99.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24202242
25-34622890
35-447921100
45-5412527152
55-6411919138
65-7410314117
75-84801696
85 Plus35237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 388 50%
 Single Guardian 115 15%
 Singles 236 31%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 566 73%
 Households with Kids 206 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131326
213922
3131023
47512
571017
651318
7101121
814822
991019
10111021
1161117
12121123
136713
1471623
15121022
16141125
179918
18171229
19101222
20151227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62824 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62824 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62824 real estate data, the median home value of $59,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62824 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62824 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62824 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,761 100%
 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 292 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 331 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 149 17%
 Households Vacant 106 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 8 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 29%
 2 Bedroom 35 47%
 3+ Bedroom 18 24%
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 $40,339 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62824 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. More commuters in 62824 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 537 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 283 19%
 No Earnings 686 46%
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 537 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 283 19%
 No Earnings 686 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 685 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 4%
 Worked at Home 19 3%
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 124 20%
 High School Graduate 422 68%
 Associate's degree 51 8%
 Bachelor's degree 13 2%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 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 304 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62824

ZIP Code 62824 is in the Clay City Community Unit School District 10. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62824.

Clay City Jr High School
607 South Walnut
Clay City, IL 62824
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clay City Community Unit School District 10
Clay City Elementary School
607 South Walnut SE
Clay City, IL 62824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clay City Community Unit School District 10
Clay City High School
607 South Walnut
Clay City, IL 62824
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clay City Community Unit School District 10

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