Taylorville, IL 62568 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62568: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Taylorville, IL 62568

Acceptable Alternative
Hewittsville, IL 62568
Jeiseyville, IL 62568
Langleyville, IL 62568
Sharpsburg, IL 62568
Willeys, IL 62568

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 566
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,983
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 521
  • County: Christian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.55, Longitude -89.298
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Taylorville, IL 62568 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,025
Population in Households 14,938
Population in Familes 11,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,087
Population Density1 132
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,355
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,986
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,357 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,998 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 676 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $93,100
Average Home Value $124,816


Median Household Income $45,038
Average Household Income $58,049
Per Capita Income $23,736
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.49%
Households -0.24% -0.48%
Families -0.4% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Taylorville, IL 62568 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62568 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 # 281 80th
Population Density1 # 563 59th
Diversity Index2 # 620 55th
Median Household Income # 1010 27th
Per Capita Income # 974 29th

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