Salem, IL 62881 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62881: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, IL 62881

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 553
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,464
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 199
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.628, Longitude -88.946
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, IL 62881 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,223
Daytime Population: Workers 6,332
Daytime Population: Residents 5,910
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 10,939
Population in Familes 8,821
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,691
Average Household Income $58,003
Per Capita Income $24,113


Total Housing Units 5,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,264 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,350 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $82,138
Average Home Value $107,613


Total Households 4,614
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,026
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 -0.37% -0.44%
Households -0.28% -0.37%
Families -0.45% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Salem, IL 62881 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62881 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 # 344 75th
Population Density # 588 57th
Diversity Index # 777 44th
Median Household Income # 1084 21st
Per Capita Income # 1030 25th

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