Vandalia, IL 62471 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62471: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vandalia, IL 62471

Acceptable Alternative
Hagarstown, IL 62471

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bear Grove, IL 62471
Shafter, IL 62471

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 432
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,578
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.967, Longitude -89.106
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Vandalia, IL 62471 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,406
Daytime Population: Workers 5,351
Daytime Population: Residents 4,931
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 8,567
Population in Familes 6,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,839
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,134
Average Household Income $61,019
Per Capita Income $22,915


Total Housing Units 4,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,497 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,151 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 420 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $94,368
Average Home Value $125,751


Total Households 3,648
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,272
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 0.17% -0.06%
Households 0.14% -0.02%
Families -0.05% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Vandalia, IL 62471 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62471 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 # 364 74th
Population Density # 670 51st
Diversity Index # 407 71st
Median Household Income # 902 35th
Per Capita Income # 1139 17th

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