Wheeler, IL 62479 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62479: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wheeler, IL 62479

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 306
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jasper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.019, Longitude -88.311
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62479 has segments in 2 Counties (Effingham, Jasper).


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Wheeler, IL 62479 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 886
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 428
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 886
Population in Familes 785
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,983
Average Household Income $67,437
Per Capita Income $25,270

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $122,656
Average Home Value $167,632
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% -0.11%
Households -0.25% -0.18%
Families -0.32% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Wheeler, IL 62479 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62479 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 # 966 30th
Population Density # 1199 13th
Diversity Index # 1130 18th
Median Household Income # 608 56th
Per Capita Income # 927 33rd

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