Mount Vernon, IL 62864 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 62864: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Not Acceptable, USPS
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Mount Vernon Outland Airport, IL 62864
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,317
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,521
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 757
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.318, Longitude -88.909
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Vernon, IL 62864 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,259
Daytime Population: Workers 19,293
Daytime Population: Residents 12,776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,069
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.38
Population in Households 22,894
Population in Familes 17,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 365
Population Density2 161
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $40,205
Average Household Income $59,560
Per Capita Income $25,783


Total Housing Units 11,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,391 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,613 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,391 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $96,362
Average Home Value $126,393


Total Households 10,004
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,136
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.44%
Households -0.36% -0.4%
Families -0.58% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Mount Vernon, IL 62864 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62864 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 # 213 85th
Population Density # 526 62nd
Diversity Index # 380 72nd
Median Household Income # 1231 11th
Per Capita Income # 861 38th

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