West Salem, IL 62476 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62476: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Salem, IL 62476

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Edwards County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.52, Longitude -88.021
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62476 has segments in 3 Counties (Edwards, Richland, Wabash).

  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 42
  • Residential Addresses: 672
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 672

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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West Salem, IL 62476 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,647
Population in Households 1,626
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,170
Average Household Income $59,497
Per Capita Income $24,784


Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 612 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $67,757
Average Home Value $81,127


Total Households 683
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.44%
Households -0.18% -0.38%
Families -0.33% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

West Salem, IL 62476 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62476 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 753 46th
Population Density # 1009 27th
Diversity Index # 1113 19th
Median Household Income # 1011 27th
Per Capita Income # 1038 25th

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