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
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  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 17,472
Daytime Population: Workers 4,896
Daytime Population: Residents 8,091
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,987
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 17,228
Population in Familes 14,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $96,178
Per Capita Income $37,583


Total Housing Units 7,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,346 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $199,203
Average Home Value $219,052


Total Households 6,734
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,979
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.79%
Households 0.77% 0.82%
Families 0.64% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Waterloo, IL 62298 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62298 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 262 81st
Population Density # 573 58th
Diversity Index # 1053 23rd
Median Household Income # 213 85th
Per Capita Income # 175 87th

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