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ZIP Code 62896

Post Office City:West Frankfort, IL (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Central (1:53am)
Coordinates:37.9, -88.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62896

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 62896. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 62896 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:
West Frankfort, IL
Acceptable:
W Frankfort
Unacceptable:
Deering, Denning, Ezra, Plumfield, Stiritz

Stats and Demographics for the 62896 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62896 is located in southern 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 62896 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62896 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,626
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,902
Median Home Value $62,200
Land Area 64.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,308
Median Household Income $35,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5383370753
5-9410373783
10-14437407844
15-19422409831
20-24370384754
25-29340337677
30-34377391768
35-39391406797
40-44406388794
45-49449469918
50-54463472935
55-59416415831
60-64365420785
65-69296347643
70-74237281518
75-79176212388
80-84115196311
85 Plus85211296

Gender

 Male 6,138 49%
 Female 6,488 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,308 97.5%
 Black Or African American 50 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3%
 Asian 61 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 118 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2479143222
25-34369336705
35-44590278868
45-547563031,059
55-64773208981
65-74627129756
75-8442875503
85 Plus16450214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,499 47%
 Single Guardian 963 18%
 Singles 1,594 30%
 Singles With Roommate 252 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,697 70%
 Households with Kids 1,611 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17893171
28664150
37176147
47874152
57461135
67386159
77383156
89265157
99878176
109084174
118577162
129382175
138683169
148381164
158980169
1681100181
178376159
188285167
198768155
208684170

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62896 has a slightly less than average 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 62896 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 62896 real estate data, the median home value of $62,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62896 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62896 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62896 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see West Frankfort, IL real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,508 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,046 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,740 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,522 26%
 Households Vacant 594 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 82 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 284 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 3%
 1 Bedroom 325 25%
 2 Bedroom 548 42%
 3+ Bedroom 408 31%
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 $35,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62896 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 62896 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,177 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,207 23%
 No Earnings 4,348 45%
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 3,177 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,207 23%
 No Earnings 4,348 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,317 92.5%
 Public transportation 26 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 2.3%
 Worked at Home 174 3.7%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,253 14.7%
 High School Graduate 5,279 62.1%
 Associate's degree 957 11.2%
 Bachelor's degree 651 7.7%
 Master's degree 298 3.5%
 Professional school degree 31 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,291 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 184 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62896

ZIP Code 62896 is in the following school districts: Frankfort Community Unit School District 168 and Private. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62896.

Denning Elementary School
1401 W 6th St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
Frankfort Intermediate School
800 N Cherry St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
Central Jr High School
1600 E 9th St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
Frankfort Comm High School
601 E Main St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
St John the Baptist Catholic Elementary School
702 E Poplar St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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