Palmer, IL 62556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, IL 62556

Acceptable Alternative
Clarksdale, IL 62556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Christian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.48, Longitude -89.432
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 68
  • Residential Addresses: 98
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 98

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

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Palmer, IL 62556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 380
Daytime Population: Workers 32
Daytime Population: Residents 213
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 245
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 380
Population in Familes 326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $57,682
Average Household Income $68,873
Per Capita Income $25,555


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $87,281
Average Home Value $110,870


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 105
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 -0.04% -0.48%
Households 0.2% -0.43%
Families 0.0% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Palmer, IL 62556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62556 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 # 1204 13th
Population Density # 1077 22nd
Diversity Index # 1280 7th
Median Household Income # 539 61st
Per Capita Income # 895 35th

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