West Frankfort, IL 62896 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62896: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Acceptable Alternative
W Frankfort, IL 62896

Not Acceptable, USPS
Deering, IL 62896
Denning, IL 62896
Ezra, IL 62896
Plumfield, IL 62896
Stiritz, IL 62896

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 404
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,111
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 166
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.899, Longitude -88.922
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62896 has segments in 2 Counties (Franklin, Williamson).

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West Frankfort, IL 62896 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,561
Daytime Population: Workers 3,773
Daytime Population: Residents 7,663
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,436
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 12,440
Population in Familes 9,821
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,218
Average Household Income $49,458
Per Capita Income $20,783


Total Housing Units 5,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,606 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,649 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $71,047
Average Home Value $91,875


Total Households 5,255
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,373
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 0.15% -0.04%
Households 0.1% -0.05%
Families -0.03% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

West Frankfort, IL 62896 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62896 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 # 325 76th
Population Density # 502 64th
Diversity Index # 726 47th
Median Household Income # 1283 7th
Per Capita Income # 1267 8th

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