Fairfield, IL 62837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairfield, IL 62837

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.383, Longitude -88.365
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 420
  • PO Box Addresses: 180
  • Residential Addresses: 3,803
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 262
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,541

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

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Fairfield, IL 62837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,537
Daytime Population: Workers 4,812
Daytime Population: Residents 4,786
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,598
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 8,491
Population in Familes 6,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,892
Average Household Income $53,202
Per Capita Income $23,721


Total Housing Units 4,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,711 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,088 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 458 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $76,622
Average Home Value $98,626


Total Households 3,799
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,408
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 -0.3% -0.36%
Households -0.29% -0.36%
Families -0.46% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Fairfield, IL 62837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62837 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 # 397 71st
Population Density # 725 47th
Diversity Index # 837 39th
Median Household Income # 1207 12th
Per Capita Income # 1071 22nd

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