Edgewood, IL 62426 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62426: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edgewood, IL 62426

Acceptable Alternative
Laclede, IL 62426

Not Acceptable, USPS
La Clede, IL 62426
Larkinsburg, IL 62426

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 383
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Effingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.922, Longitude -88.665
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62426 has segments in 3 Counties (Clay, Effingham, Fayette).

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Edgewood, IL 62426 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,107
Population in Households 1,106
Population in Familes 924
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $80,123
Average Home Value $110,925


Median Household Income $44,318
Average Household Income $51,701
Per Capita Income $21,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.04%
Households 0.39% 0.09%
Families 0.25% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Edgewood, IL 62426 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62426 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 # 899 35th
Population Density1 # 1006 27th
Diversity Index2 # 1106 20th
Median Household Income # 1042 24th
Per Capita Income # 1179 15th

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