Fairview Heights, IL 62208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Acceptable Alternative
E Saint Louis, IL 62208
East Saint Louis, IL 62208
Fairview Hts, IL 62208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saint Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.6, Longitude -90.01
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 925
  • PO Box Addresses: 255
  • Residential Addresses: 7,319
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 539
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,780

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Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Fairview Heights, IL 62208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 16,513 (100%)
Population in Households 16,300 (98.7%)
Population in Families 12,838 (77.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 213 ( 1.3%)
Population Density 1,239
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $63,686
Average Household Income $80,821
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $35,354
Wealth Index5 81


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,878 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,341 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 742 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $135,341
Average Home Value $164,048
Housing Affordability Index3 234


Total Households 7,219
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,507
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.22% -0.42%
Households -0.07% -0.35%
Families -0.24% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.19%

Fairview Heights, IL 62208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62208 to the other 1,372 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 273 80th
Population Density # 301 78th
Median Household Income # 527 62nd
Housing Affordability Index # 662 48th
Per Capita Income # 366 73rd
Diversity Index # 188 86th

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