Christopher, IL 62822 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62822: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Christopher, IL 62822

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.974, Longitude -89.052
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 123
  • Residential Addresses: 1,287
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,287

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

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Christopher, IL 62822 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,452
Daytime Population: Workers 489
Daytime Population: Residents 1,507
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,452
Population in Familes 1,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 884
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,767
Average Household Income $49,846
Per Capita Income $22,341


Total Housing Units 1,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 773 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $60,771
Average Home Value $73,868


Total Households 1,099
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 683
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 -0.75% -0.54%
Households -0.79% -0.57%
Families -0.99% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Christopher, IL 62822 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62822 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 # 633 54th
Population Density # 347 75th
Diversity Index # 839 39th
Median Household Income # 1243 10th
Per Capita Income # 1180 14th

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