Argenta, IL 62501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Argenta, IL 62501

Acceptable Alternative
Newburg, IL 62501
Oakley, IL 62501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.984, Longitude -88.818
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 182
  • Residential Addresses: 851
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 851

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

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Argenta, IL 62501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,504
Population in Households 2,504
Population in Familes 2,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $66,358
Average Household Income $85,182
Per Capita Income $34,461


Total Housing Units 1,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $124,312
Average Home Value $163,600


Total Households 1,013
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 769
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 0.12% -0.37%
Households 0.32% -0.24%
Families 0.13% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Argenta, IL 62501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62501 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 # 621 55th
Population Density # 892 35th
Diversity Index # 1023 26th
Median Household Income # 356 74th
Per Capita Income # 296 79th

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