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ZIP Code 62940

Primary City:Gorham, IL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (5:26pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -89.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62940. 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 62940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62940, 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:
Gorham, IL
Unacceptable:
Grimsby, Sand Ridge

Stats and Demographics for the 62940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62940 is located in south 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 62940 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors 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 62940 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 445
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 202
Median Home Value $53,300
Land Area 25.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 178
Median Household Income $43,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 571017
5-9131629
10-14112233
15-19211637
20-24171027
25-29111021
30-34131528
35-3991221
40-44131629
45-49241842
50-54161026
55-59151833
60-64141125
65-6991221
70-74141630
75-79729
80-84437
85 Plus3710

Gender

 Male 221 50%
 Female 224 50%
Gender

Race

 White 438 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24538
25-3415621
35-4421627
45-5431738
55-6429332
65-7430333
75-849211
85 Plus808

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 89 50%
 Single Guardian 28 16%
 Singles 45 25%
 Singles With Roommate 16 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 117 66%
 Households with Kids 61 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1000
2347
3011
4112
5325
6224
7224
8189
9527
10167
11123
12022
136814
14347
15538
168412
17325
18426
19156
20426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62940 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62940 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62940 real estate data, the median home value of $53,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62940 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 445 100%
 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 65 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 83 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 15%
 Households Vacant 24 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 25%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 59%
 3+ Bedroom 7 41%
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 $43,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62940 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 62940 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 135 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 23%
 No Earnings 116 36%
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 135 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 23%
 No Earnings 116 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 160 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 15 9%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 35%
 High School Graduate 71 56%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 11 9%
 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 82 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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