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ZIP Code 62985

Post Office City:Simpson, IL (View All Cities)
County: Johnson County
Timezone: Central (6:46am)
Coordinates:37.46, -88.75
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62985

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 62985. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 62985 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:
Simpson, IL
Acceptable:
Robbs

Stats and Demographics for the 62985 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62985 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 62985 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62985 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 845
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 468
Median Home Value $106,400
Land Area 67.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 347
Median Household Income $34,349

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5282351
5-9272855
10-14171936
15-19212748
20-24201939
25-29121729
30-34162238
35-3921930
40-44282048
45-49343367
50-54384886
55-59274067
60-64502878
65-69322860
70-74212243
75-79181634
80-8461117
85 Plus61319

Gender

 Male 422 50%
 Female 423 50%
Gender

Race

 White 826 97.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24628
25-3427734
35-4436339
45-54691281
55-6474276
65-7459362
75-8432335
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 219 63%
 Single Guardian 32 9%
 Singles 80 23%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 260 75%
 Households with Kids 87 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15611
2448
36410
49716
55611
6257
74812
89817
9718
10257
11549
12279
13202
14639
15549
16415
176814
186915
19055
20336

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62985 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62985 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 62985 real estate data, the median home value of $106,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62985. Rentals in 62985 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62985 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 845 100%
 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 156 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 157 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 7%
 Households Vacant 121 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 32%
 3+ Bedroom 32 68%
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 $34,349 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62985 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. However, that is not the case in 62985. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Simpson, IL transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 282 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 234 21%
 No Earnings 605 54%
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 282 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 234 21%
 No Earnings 605 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 295 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 6 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 9%
 Worked at Home 23 6%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 163 16%
 High School Graduate 679 69%
 Associate's degree 105 11%
 Bachelor's degree 31 3%
 Master's degree 10 1%
 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 168 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes