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ZIP Code 62842

Post Office City:Geff, IL (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Central (12:56am)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.43, -88.43
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62842

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 62842. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 62842 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Geff, IL
Unacceptable:
Elm River, Jeffersonville, Lamard

Stats and Demographics for the 62842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62842 is located in southeast 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 62842 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 extremely 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 62842 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 835
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 385
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 44.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 341
Median Household Income $48,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5321951
5-9272754
10-14333871
15-19262046
20-24212445
25-29212546
30-34292958
35-39292352
40-44282452
45-49333164
50-54342963
55-59253358
60-64292756
65-69172037
70-74151025
75-7961622
80-8491221
85 Plus5914

Gender

 Male 419 50%
 Female 416 50%
Gender

Race

 White 823 98.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244711
25-34401555
35-4445752
45-54661480
55-6458664
65-7434640
75-8423427
85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 204 60%
 Single Guardian 48 14%
 Singles 78 23%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 229 67%
 Households with Kids 112 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19211
27512
37512
4369
510414
6459
731013
87512
9336
1010616
117714
128412
1351116
1431013
15257
169514
17000
189514
196511
204812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62842 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62842 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1990s. Looking at 62842 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 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 62842. Rentals in 62842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 835 100%
 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 136 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 145 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 16%
 Households Vacant 44 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 16%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 19%
 3+ Bedroom 47 81%
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 $48,469 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62842 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, 62842 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 62842 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 308 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 153 23%
 No Earnings 207 31%
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 308 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 153 23%
 No Earnings 207 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 408 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 6 1%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 65 11%
 High School Graduate 379 66%
 Associate's degree 93 16%
 Bachelor's degree 29 5%
 Master's degree 10 2%
 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 139 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62842

ZIP Code 62842 is in the Geff Ccsd 14 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62842.

Geff Elementary School
201 East Lafayette St
Geff, IL 62842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Geff Ccsd 14 School District

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