Palestine, IL 62451 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62451: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palestine, IL 62451

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lamotte, IL 62451

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 88
  • Single Family Addresses: 915
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Crawford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.003, Longitude -87.616
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palestine, IL 62451 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,083
Daytime Population: Workers 434
Daytime Population: Residents 1,162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,596
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,894
Population in Familes 1,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $40,733
Average Household Income $53,857
Per Capita Income $23,976


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $69,414
Average Home Value $85,530


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 583
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 -0.4% -0.43%
Households -0.41% -0.47%
Families -0.6% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Palestine, IL 62451 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62451 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 # 676 51st
Population Density # 850 38th
Diversity Index # 505 63rd
Median Household Income # 1214 12th
Per Capita Income # 1048 24th

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