Sailor Springs, IL 62879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sailor Springs, IL 62879

Acceptable Alternative
Sailor Spgs, IL 62879

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.764, Longitude -88.36
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sailor Springs, IL 62879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 77
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 29
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.38
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 66
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 448
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $43,275
Average Household Income $68,636
Per Capita Income $27,633


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $139,815


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 23
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 1.52% 0.26%
Households 1.41% 0.64%
Families 1.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

Sailor Springs, IL 62879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62879 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 # 1342 3rd
Population Density # 429 69th
Diversity Index # 1340 2nd
Median Household Income # 1147 17th
Per Capita Income # 688 50th

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