Newton, IL 62448 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62448: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton, IL 62448

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 271
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,369
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.988, Longitude -88.164
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62448 has segments in 3 Counties (Clay, Jasper, Richland).

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Newton, IL 62448 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,825
Population in Households 5,770
Population in Familes 4,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,384
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,642
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,879 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 505 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $93,699
Average Home Value $128,579


Median Household Income $45,810
Average Household Income $59,357
Per Capita Income $24,373
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.06%
Households -0.07% -0.09%
Families -0.21% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Newton, IL 62448 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62448 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 # 461 67th
Population Density1 # 925 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 1021 25th
Median Household Income # 989 28th
Per Capita Income # 923 33rd

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