Sparta, IL 62286 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62286: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sparta, IL 62286

Not Acceptable, USPS
Eden, IL 62286
Houston, IL 62286
Schulines, IL 62286

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 286
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,394
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 77
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.152, Longitude -89.723
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62286 has segments in 2 Counties (Perry, Randolph).

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Sparta, IL 62286 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,923
Population in Households 5,846
Population in Familes 4,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,453
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,693 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $91,189
Average Home Value $113,024


Median Household Income $42,128
Average Household Income $55,307
Per Capita Income $23,019
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.13%
Households -0.35% -0.25%
Families -0.54% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Sparta, IL 62286 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62286 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 # 456 67th
Population Density1 # 697 49th
Diversity Index2 # 384 72nd
Median Household Income # 1116 19th
Per Capita Income # 1047 24th

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