Waterloo, IL 62298 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62298: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterloo, IL 62298

Not Acceptable, USPS
Burksville, IL 62298
Floraville, IL 62298
Foster Pond, IL 62298
Lou del, IL 62298
Madonnaville, IL 62298
Monroe City, IL 62298
New Hanover, IL 62298
Paderborn, IL 62298
Saint Joe, IL 62298
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Tipton, IL 62298
Wartburg, IL 62298

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 471
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,773
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.339, Longitude -90.152
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62298 has segments in 2 Counties (Monroe, Saint Clair).

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Waterloo, IL 62298 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,114
Population in Households 16,870
Population in Familes 14,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 6,595
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,878
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,245 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,350 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $201,013
Average Home Value $214,542


Median Household Income $70,783
Average Household Income $90,816
Per Capita Income $35,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.67%
Households 0.7% 0.71%
Families 0.57% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Waterloo, IL 62298 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62298 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 # 265 81st
Population Density1 # 578 58th
Diversity Index2 # 1047 25th
Median Household Income # 225 84th
Per Capita Income # 182 87th

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