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ZIP Code 62988

Post Office City:Tamms, IL (View All Cities)
County: Alexander County
Timezone: Central (8:44pm)
Area code: 618 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -89.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62988

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 62988. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 62988 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:
Tamms, IL
Acceptable:
Elco

Stats and Demographics for the 62988 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62988 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 62988 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62988 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,110
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 789
Median Home Value $57,900
Land Area 62.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 670
Median Household Income $31,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55353106
5-96550115
10-14276491
15-197438112
20-249047137
25-2911041151
30-3411750167
35-3911044154
40-449351144
45-4912364187
50-5410268170
55-599180171
60-645654110
65-69405292
70-74324577
75-79223355
80-84242549
85 Plus61622

Gender

 Male 1,235 59%
 Female 875 41%
Gender

Race

 White 1,316 62.4%
 Black Or African American 655 31.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 95 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491423
25-34561874
35-44631477
45-5411324137
55-6412726153
65-7410114115
75-8469675
85 Plus15116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 334 50%
 Single Guardian 137 20%
 Singles 178 27%
 Singles With Roommate 21 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 472 70%
 Households with Kids 198 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16713
2131730
312921
4121022
591221
615722
715520
8131730
913922
1091524
1171320
1251520
132911
1441216
1514721
1691019
1714721
1820727
1917724
20211435

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62988 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62988 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 62988 real estate data, the median home value of $57,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62988 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62988 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62988 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,674 79%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 411 19%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 233 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 320 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 117 15%
 Households Vacant 119 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 11%
 2 Bedroom 104 70%
 3+ Bedroom 29 19%
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 $31,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62988 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 62988. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 435 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 23%
 No Earnings 943 53%
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 435 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 23%
 No Earnings 943 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 627 97.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.8%
 Worked at Home 13 2.0%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 436 29%
 High School Graduate 940 62%
 Associate's degree 53 3%
 Bachelor's degree 42 3%
 Master's degree 46 3%
 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 285 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62988

ZIP Code 62988 is in the following school districts: Egyptian Community Unit School District 5, Five County Reg Voc Center School District, and Five County Reg Voc System School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62988.

Egyptian Jr High School
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Egyptian Community Unit School District 5
Egyptian Elementary School
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Egyptian Community Unit School District 5
Five County Vocational Center-Tamms
2nd and Washington
Tamms, IL 62988
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Five County Reg Voc Center School District
Five County Vocational Sys-Joppa Campus
2nd and Washington St
Tamms, IL 62988
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Five County Reg Voc System School District
Egyptian Sr High School
20023 Diswood Rd
Tamms, IL 62988
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Egyptian Community Unit School District 5

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