Granite City, IL 62040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Granite City, IL 62040

Acceptable Alternative
Mitchell, IL 62040
Pontoon Beach, IL 62040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,212
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,254
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 401
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.761, Longitude -90.096
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Granite City, IL 62040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,646
Population in Households 42,358
Population in Familes 33,451
Population in Group Qrtrs 288
Population Density1 829
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 17,272
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 11,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,009 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,263 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,315 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $82,005
Average Home Value $92,035


Median Household Income $43,676
Average Household Income $54,953
Per Capita Income $22,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.22%
Households -0.37% -0.19%
Families -0.56% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Granite City, IL 62040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62040 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 96th
Population Density1 # 362 74th
Diversity Index2 # 387 72nd
Median Household Income # 1060 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1096 21st

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