Columbia, IL 62236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbia, IL 62236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.442, Longitude -90.205
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62236 has segments in 2 Counties (Monroe, Saint Clair).

  • Businesses Addresses: 487
  • PO Box Addresses: 158
  • Residential Addresses: 5,387
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 151
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,236

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Columbia, IL 62236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,441
Daytime Population: Workers 3,898
Daytime Population: Residents 6,574
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 13,342
Population in Familes 11,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $74,304
Average Household Income $96,676
Per Capita Income $37,097


Total Housing Units 5,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,098 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,022 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $201,048
Average Home Value $221,541


Total Households 5,120
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 3,712
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% 0.85%
Households 0.81% 0.84%
Families 0.68% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Columbia, IL 62236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62236 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 # 314 77th
Population Density # 479 65th
Diversity Index # 877 37th
Median Household Income # 222 84th
Per Capita Income # 186 87th

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