West Union, IL 62477 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62477: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Union, IL 62477

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clark County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.248, Longitude -87.645
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 22
  • Residential Addresses: 371
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 371

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

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West Union, IL 62477 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 883
Daytime Population: Workers 99
Daytime Population: Residents 367
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 883
Population in Familes 724
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $44,929
Average Household Income $58,147
Per Capita Income $23,838


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $99,219
Average Home Value $134,466


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 252
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 -0.26% -0.3%
Households -0.19% -0.28%
Families -0.32% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

West Union, IL 62477 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62477 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 # 968 30th
Population Density # 1208 12th
Diversity Index # 677 51st
Median Household Income # 1073 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1062 23rd

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