Buncombe, IL 62912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buncombe, IL 62912

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elvira, IL 62912
Lick Creek, IL 62912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 464
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.464, Longitude -88.986
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62912 has segments in 2 Counties (Johnson, Union).

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Buncombe, IL 62912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,056
Population in Households 1,056
Population in Familes 905
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $91,912
Average Home Value $122,284


Median Household Income $44,441
Average Household Income $56,633
Per Capita Income $22,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 0.75%
Households 1.11% 0.66%
Families 0.97% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Buncombe, IL 62912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62912 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 # 912 34th
Population Density1 # 1055 24th
Diversity Index2 # 700 49th
Median Household Income # 1035 25th
Per Capita Income # 1101 20th

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