Belleville, IL 62221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belleville, IL 62221

Acceptable Alternative
Shiloh, IL 62221
Swansea, IL 62221

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rentchler, IL 62221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 393
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,768
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 667
  • County: St. Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.551, Longitude -89.984
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Belleville, IL 62221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,043
Population in Households 27,000
Population in Familes 22,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 10,751
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,983 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,768 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,169 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $158,002
Average Home Value $184,648


Median Household Income $59,061
Average Household Income $76,883
Per Capita Income $30,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.09%
Households 0.07% -0.11%
Families -0.03% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Belleville, IL 62221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62221 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 # 175 87th
Population Density1 # 381 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 207 85th
Median Household Income # 452 67th
Per Capita Income # 364 74th

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