Palmer, IL 62556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, IL 62556

Acceptable Alternative
Clarksdale, IL 62556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 97
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Christian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.48, Longitude -89.432
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmer, IL 62556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 416
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 356
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $86,328
Average Home Value $124,046


Median Household Income $57,876
Average Household Income $64,445
Per Capita Income $24,786
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.24%
Households 0.3% -0.13%
Families 0.14% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Palmer, IL 62556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62556 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 # 1191 14th
Population Density1 # 1057 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1122 19th
Median Household Income # 487 65th
Per Capita Income # 872 37th

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