Effingham, IL 62401 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Effingham, IL 62401

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,387
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,793
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 586
  • County: Effingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.123, Longitude -88.588
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Effingham, IL 62401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,933
Population in Households 19,573
Population in Familes 15,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 360
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 8,304
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 5,359
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,822 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,482 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $132,579
Average Home Value $171,427


Median Household Income $49,984
Average Household Income $68,066
Per Capita Income $28,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.46%
Households 0.75% 0.6%
Families 0.59% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Effingham, IL 62401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62401 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 # 240 83rd
Population Density1 # 518 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 678 51st
Median Household Income # 860 38th
Per Capita Income # 522 62nd

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