Golconda, IL 62938 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62938: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Golconda, IL 62938

Acceptable Alternative
Brownfield, IL 62938
Temple Hill, IL 62938

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rosebud, IL 62938

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,025
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pope County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.358, Longitude -88.489
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62938 has segments in 3 Counties (Hardin, Massac, Pope).

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Golconda, IL 62938 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,082
Daytime Population: Workers 906
Daytime Population: Residents 1,787
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,693
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,836
Population in Familes 2,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,708
Average Household Income $51,480
Per Capita Income $20,816


Total Housing Units 1,745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 935 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $106,317
Average Home Value $135,882


Total Households 1,205
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 781
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 -0.66% -1.04%
Households -0.87% -1.17%
Families -1.05% -1.29%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Golconda, IL 62938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62938 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 # 575 58th
Population Density # 1240 10th
Diversity Index # 510 63rd
Median Household Income # 1215 12th
Per Capita Income # 1265 8th

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