Mt Zion, IL 62549 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62549: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mt Zion, IL 62549

Acceptable Alternative
Hervey City, IL 62549
Mount Zion, IL 62549

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 229
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,403
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.786, Longitude -88.871
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mt Zion, IL 62549 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,506
Population in Households 6,433
Population in Familes 5,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,505
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,904
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,934 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 571 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $131,795
Average Home Value $148,824


Median Household Income $71,829
Average Household Income $86,661
Per Capita Income $33,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.16%
Households 0.47% -0.07%
Families 0.31% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Mt Zion, IL 62549 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62549 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 # 443 68th
Population Density1 # 482 65th
Diversity Index2 # 775 43rd
Median Household Income # 211 85th
Per Capita Income # 231 83rd

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