Carbondale, IL 62903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carbondale, IL 62903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 244
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,124
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 278
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.727, Longitude -89.209
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carbondale, IL 62903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,847
Daytime Population: Workers 670
Daytime Population: Residents 1,614
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,284
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,316
Population in Familes 1,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 531
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $22,520
Average Household Income $44,841
Per Capita Income $22,082


Total Housing Units 1,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 752 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $130,460
Average Home Value $164,221


Total Households 1,246
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 605
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 -0.31% -0.21%
Households -0.62% -0.42%
Families -0.88% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Carbondale, IL 62903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62903 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 # 595 57th
Population Density # 556 60th
Diversity Index # 189 86th
Median Household Income # 1358 1st
Per Capita Income # 1198 13th

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