Karnak, IL 62956 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62956: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Karnak, IL 62956

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boaz, IL 62956

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • Single Family Addresses: 296
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pulaski County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.292, Longitude -88.977
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62956 has segments in 2 Counties (Massac, Pulaski).

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Karnak, IL 62956 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 843
Daytime Population: Workers 427
Daytime Population: Residents 501
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 928
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 833
Population in Familes 675
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $45,129
Average Household Income $58,471
Per Capita Income $25,634


Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $67,683
Average Home Value $87,587


Total Households 368
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 239
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 -0.85% -1.14%
Households -0.8% -1.11%
Families -0.94% -1.29%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Karnak, IL 62956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62956 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 # 985 29th
Population Density # 896 35th
Diversity Index # 543 61st
Median Household Income # 1063 23rd
Per Capita Income # 880 36th

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