Wolf Lake, IL 62998 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62998: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wolf Lake, IL 62998

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 116
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.533, Longitude -89.444
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wolf Lake, IL 62998 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 423
Daytime Population: Workers 326
Daytime Population: Residents 237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 563
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 423
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $42,840
Average Household Income $53,076
Per Capita Income $22,209


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $74,537
Average Home Value $100,188


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 120
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 0.23% -0.05%
Households 0.24% -0.11%
Families 0.0% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Wolf Lake, IL 62998 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62998 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 # 1186 14th
Population Density # 1307 5th
Diversity Index # 1302 6th
Median Household Income # 1158 16th
Per Capita Income # 1186 14th

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