Carbondale, IL 62901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carbondale, IL 62901

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 877
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,107
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,574
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.728, Longitude -89.223
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62901 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, Williamson).

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Carbondale, IL 62901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,240
Daytime Population: Workers 22,543
Daytime Population: Residents 16,049
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,592
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 24,390
Population in Familes 11,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,850
Population Density2 907
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $24,222
Average Household Income $46,940
Per Capita Income $21,460


Total Housing Units 12,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,144 (24.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,404 (64.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,418 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $111,807
Average Home Value $136,387


Total Households 11,548
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 3,844
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 0.05% 0.03%
Households 0.04% -0.05%
Families -0.24% -0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Carbondale, IL 62901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62901 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 # 173 88th
Population Density # 340 75th
Diversity Index # 142 90th
Median Household Income # 1354 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1239 10th

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