East Saint Louis, IL 62204 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62204: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Saint Louis, IL 62204

Acceptable Alternative
E Saint Louis, IL 62204
Washington Pk, IL 62204

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 116
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,015
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 468
  • County: St. Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.633, Longitude -90.102
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Saint Louis, IL 62204 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,415
Population in Households 7,392
Population in Familes 5,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 1,228
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,720
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,614
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,094 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,626 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,124 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $43,971
Average Home Value $61,152


Median Household Income $17,682
Average Household Income $27,734
Per Capita Income $10,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.14% -0.56%
Households -1.01% -0.51%
Families -1.43% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   0.28%
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.

East Saint Louis, IL 62204 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62204 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 # 424 69th
Population Density1 # 306 78th
Diversity Index2 # 704 49th
Median Household Income # 1367 1st
Per Capita Income # 1367 1st

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