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ZIP Code 62949

Primary City:Hurst, IL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Williamson County
Timezone: Central (2:07pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.832, -89.145
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62949

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62949. 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 62949. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62949, 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:
Hurst, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62949 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62949 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 62949 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62949 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 810
Population Density 524 people per sq mi
Housing Units 400
Median Home Value $46,100
Land Area 1.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 376
Median Household Income $32,396

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 372 46%
 Female 438 54%


 White 787 97.2%
 Black Or African American 6 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 129 34%
 Single Guardian 78 21%
 Singles 149 40%
 Singles With Roommate 20 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 278 74%
 Households with Kids 98 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62949 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62949 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62949 real estate data, the median home value of $46,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 62949 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62949 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 810 100%
 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 117 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 132 33%
 Households Vacant 24 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 28 32%
 2 Bedroom 26 30%
 3+ Bedroom 31 36%
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 $32,396 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 62949 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 62949 can expect to fall in that range. 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 203 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 28%
 No Earnings 238 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 203 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 28%
 No Earnings 238 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 300 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 4%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 35 12%
 High School Graduate 191 66%
 Associate's degree 32 11%
 Bachelor's degree 31 11%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 108 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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