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ZIP Code 62974

Primary City:Pittsburg, IL (View All Cities)
County: Williamson County
Timezone: Central (10:06pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.78, -88.80
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62974. 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 62974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62974, 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:
Pittsburg, IL
Unacceptable:
Attila

Stats and Demographics for the 62974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62974 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 62974 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 62974 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,401
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 618
Median Home Value $71,900
Land Area 26.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 559
Median Household Income $36,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5484290
5-9364682
10-14483785
15-19425193
20-24193150
25-29352661
30-34464591
35-39474289
40-44435396
45-496250112
50-547154125
55-595249101
60-645357110
65-69383876
70-74223961
75-79151227
80-84101828
85 Plus51924

Gender

 Male 692 49%
 Female 709 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,356 96.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24549
25-34531568
35-4485893
45-5411215127
55-641166122
65-7477481
75-8437643
85 Plus14216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 350 63%
 Single Guardian 78 14%
 Singles 118 21%
 Singles With Roommate 13 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 379 68%
 Households with Kids 180 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
171118
2121022
381018
412618
561016
64812
7111324
86410
991120
1010616
116814
1212921
1310515
1410919
159514
1651419
17101222
188816
19101222
204711

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62974 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 62974 real estate data, the median home value of $71,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,401 100%
 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 286 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 213 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 10%
 Households Vacant 59 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 3%
 2 Bedroom 34 59%
 3+ Bedroom 22 38%
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 $36,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62974 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 62974 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 404 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 261 23%
 No Earnings 454 41%
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 404 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 261 23%
 No Earnings 454 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 560 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 1%
 Worked at Home 13 2%
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 76 15%
 High School Graduate 299 61%
 Associate's degree 56 11%
 Bachelor's degree 40 8%
 Master's degree 13 3%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62974

ZIP Code 62974 is in the Johnston City Community Unit School District 1. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62974.

Lincoln Elementary School
20163 Corinth Rd
Pittsburg, IL 62974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston City Community Unit School District 1

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