Cairo, IL 62914 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 62914: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cairo, IL 62914

Acceptable Alternative
Cache, IL 62914

Not Acceptable, USPS
Future City, IL 62914
Klondike, IL 62914
Urbandale, IL 62914

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alexander County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.01, Longitude -89.18
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • PO Box Addresses: 171
  • Residential Addresses: 1,200
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 107
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,093

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

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Cairo, IL 62914 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,620
Daytime Population: Workers 1,439
Daytime Population: Residents 1,838
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,277
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 2,594
Population in Familes 1,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $26,252
Average Household Income $38,790
Per Capita Income $18,164


Total Housing Units 1,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 547 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $37,791
Average Home Value $76,239


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 632
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 -2.5% -2.11%
Households -2.08% -2.08%
Families -2.44% -2.36%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Cairo, IL 62914 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62914 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 # 617 55th
Population Density # 606 56th
Diversity Index # 289 79th
Median Household Income # 1349 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1316 4th

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