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, 2017)


Total Population 19,628
Daytime Population: Workers 18,360
Daytime Population: Residents 9,296
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,656
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 19,268
Population in Familes 15,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 360
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,845
Average Household Income $70,547
Per Capita Income $29,454


Total Housing Units 8,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,669 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,472 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $132,971
Average Home Value $168,434


Total Households 8,141
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,234
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 0.37% 0.38%
Households 0.45% 0.44%
Families 0.28% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Effingham, IL 62401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62401 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 # 242 82nd
Population Density # 516 63rd
Diversity Index # 682 51st
Median Household Income # 871 37th
Per Capita Income # 534 61st

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