Gorham, IL 62940 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62940: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gorham, IL 62940

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grimsby, IL 62940
Sand Ridge, IL 62940

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 146
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.745, Longitude -89.441
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gorham, IL 62940 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 429
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 258
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,922
Average Household Income $57,030
Per Capita Income $22,998


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $74,490
Average Home Value $97,887


Total Households 173
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 124
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 -0.03% -0.05%
Households -0.16% -0.12%
Families -0.33% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Gorham, IL 62940 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62940 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 # 1183 14th
Population Density # 1239 10th
Diversity Index # 1029 26th
Median Household Income # 1039 25th
Per Capita Income # 1132 18th

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