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, 2016)


Total Population 3,147
Population in Households 2,907
Population in Familes 2,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 1,238
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 963 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $104,459
Average Home Value $131,854


Median Household Income $37,142
Average Household Income $47,030
Per Capita Income $19,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.49%
Households -0.62% -0.57%
Families -0.77% -0.71%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Golconda, IL 62938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62938 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 # 576 58th
Population Density1 # 1243 10th
Diversity Index2 # 513 63rd
Median Household Income # 1272 8th
Per Capita Income # 1296 6th

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