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, 2016)


Total Population 2,482
Population in Households 2,021
Population in Familes 1,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 1,086
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 537
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (36.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 636 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $155,333


Median Household Income $23,411
Average Household Income $44,063
Per Capita Income $21,699
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.23%
Households -0.32% -0.26%
Families -0.73% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carbondale, IL 62903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62903 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 634 54th
Population Density1 # 565 59th
Diversity Index2 # 206 85th
Median Household Income # 1360 1st
Per Capita Income # 1160 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.