Buncombe, IL 62912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buncombe, IL 62912

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elvira, IL 62912
Lick Creek, IL 62912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.464, Longitude -88.986
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62912 has segments in 2 Counties (Johnson, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 38
  • Residential Addresses: 468
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 468

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

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Buncombe, IL 62912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,181
Daytime Population: Workers 122
Daytime Population: Residents 729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,181
Population in Familes 1,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $49,682
Average Household Income $59,204
Per Capita Income $23,461


Total Housing Units 555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $93,043
Average Home Value $123,625


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 342
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 0.97% 0.27%
Households 0.95% 0.26%
Families 0.79% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Buncombe, IL 62912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62912 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 # 873 37th
Population Density # 1025 25th
Diversity Index # 737 47th
Median Household Income # 924 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1096 20th

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