Carthage, IL 62321 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62321: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carthage, IL 62321

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,694
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.344, Longitude -91.112
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carthage, IL 62321 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,990
Daytime Population: Workers 2,794
Daytime Population: Residents 2,104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,898
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,932
Population in Familes 3,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,223
Average Household Income $60,716
Per Capita Income $26,464


Total Housing Units 2,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,244 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $96,909
Average Home Value $126,346


Total Households 1,729
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,091
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 -0.82% -0.82%
Households -0.74% -0.75%
Families -0.91% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Carthage, IL 62321 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62321 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 # 525 62nd
Population Density # 1045 24th
Diversity Index # 745 46th
Median Household Income # 943 32nd
Per Capita Income # 791 43rd

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