Lakewood, IL 62438 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lakewood, IL 62438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 129
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.314, Longitude -88.86
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lakewood, IL 62438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 448
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $139,000
Average Home Value $151,290


Median Household Income $55,165
Average Household Income $74,946
Per Capita Income $29,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.27%
Households -0.36% -0.35%
Families -0.6% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Lakewood, IL 62438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62438 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 # 1177 15th
Population Density1 # 1174 15th
Diversity Index2 # 1155 15th
Median Household Income # 597 57th
Per Capita Income # 457 67th

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