Decatur, IL 62521 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Decatur, IL 62521

Acceptable Alternative
Long Creek, IL 62521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 717
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 878
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.827, Longitude -88.924
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Decatur, IL 62521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 35,361
Population in Households 34,855
Population in Familes 27,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 506
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,191
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,871
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,061 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,130 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,802 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $90,139
Average Home Value $122,376
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,439
Average Household Income $65,254
Per Capita Income $28,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.49%
Households -0.14% -0.37%
Families -0.33% -0.49%
Median Household Income   -1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Decatur, IL 62521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62521 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 # 105 92nd
Population Density1 # 427 69th
Diversity Index2 # 312 77th
Median Household Income # 997 28th
Per Capita Income # 533 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.