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62477 Zip Code (West Union, IL) Detailed Profile




City: West Union, IL (2.47%)
County: Clark County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 739
Zip code population in 2010: 946
Zip code population in 2000: 1,131

Houses and condos: 457
Renter-occupied apartments: 35
% of renters here:

12%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 62477: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 63.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,308)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,527)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,835 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $793 (1.4%)

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Males: 343  (46.4%)
Females: 396  (53.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 62477:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62477:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Zip code 62477 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 62477 (2019)
    • 91396.5%White
    • 131.4%Two or more races
    • 91.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60.6%Black
    • 30.3%Asian
    • 20.2%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $76,297
62477:

$76,297
Illinois:

$209,100



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 62477 zip code as of January 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 62477 is 536 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 62477, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,579 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,579
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $33,976 (reported on 79.1% of returns)
Here:

$33,976
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.6% for AGIs below $25k, 73.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,081 (reported on 37.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,081
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,850 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,850
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,760 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,760
State:

+$22,183

Profit/loss from business: +$5,283 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,283
State:

+$12,903

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $4,200 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
62477:

$4,200
Illinois:

$17,929

Total itemized deductions: $15,875 (18% of AGI, reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,875
State:

$26,433

Here:

17.8% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI

Charity contributions: $4,760 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,760
State:

$4,525

Taxes paid: $5,225 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
62477:

$5,225
State:

$11,968

Earned income credit: $2,329 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,329
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 67.4%
Here:

67%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62477, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,068 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,068
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $29,965 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$29,965
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,639 (reported on 51.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,639
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $848 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$848
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,275 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$1,275
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,321 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,321
State:

+$11,771

Profit/loss from farming: +$14,641 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$14,641
State:

+$2,327

Total itemized deductions: $15,928 (27% of AGI, reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,928
State:

$20,239

Here:

27.1% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,600 (8% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,600
State:

$3,719

Here:

7.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $4,487 (reported on 73.7% of returns)
62477:

$4,487
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,561 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,561
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.3%
Here:

68%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 65.2% for AGIs below $10k, 73.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$42,192
Illinois:

$69,187
West Union, IL (62477) map Nearest zip codes: 47849, 62478, 62433, 47869, 62441, 47861.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.4%
Illinois:

45.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Illinois:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 33
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 272


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 166 (93 now married, 71 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62477 with a mortgage: 90
Houses without a mortgage: 183

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $734
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $481

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

14.1%
Whole state:

11.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 62477: Darwin Ferry (A), West Union Community Fire Protection District (B), Clark County Ambulance Service (C), Anderson Townhall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 62477 include: Ohio Chapel (A), Brick United Methodist Church (B), Faith Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Walnut Prairie Cemetery (1), Blizzard Cemetery (2), Liberty Cemetery (3), Hogue Cemetery (4), York Cemetery (5), Ohio Cemetery (6), Harrison Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Ingle Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Little Creek (B), Snyder Creek (C), Neely Creek (D), Indian Branch (E), Haw Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 62477: West Union Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 531960 to 1969
  • 401950 to 1959
  • 301940 to 1949
  • 1791939 or earlier

Zip code 62477 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Union, IL (62477)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Union, IL (62477)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 472 bedrooms
  • 1073 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Union, IL (62477)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Union, IL (62477)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Union, IL (62477) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Union, IL (62477) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 872 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Union, IL (62477) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Union, IL (62477) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 10no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 252 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 62477 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 62477 household income distribution in 2019
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 53$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $44,999
  • 14$45,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$60,000 to $74,999
  • 19$75,000 to $99,999
  • 27$100,000 to $124,999
  • 29$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 62477

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 62477
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$35,000 to $39,999
  • 18$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 62477

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 62477
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 14$600 to $649
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $692.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $70,747

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,297
62477:

$76,297
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,839 - $143,368

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $94,509
Here:

$94,509
State:

$266,086

Mobile homes: $69,652
Here:

$69,652
State:

$59,325
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 62477
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 364
  • Two: 15
  • Mobile homes: 73

Unemployment: 4.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62477

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62477
  • 85.5%297Drove a car alone
  • 6.6%23Carpooled
  • 5.5%19Walked
  • 1.4%5Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62477

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62477
  • 27Less than 5 minutes
  • 6110 to 14 minutes
  • 6715 to 19 minutes
  • 8620 to 24 minutes
  • 2625 to 29 minutes
  • 2030 to 34 minutes
  • 735 to 39 minutes
  • 1845 to 59 minutes
  • 660 to 89 minutes
  • 1890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 46.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 739
  • Male householders: 137 (27 living alone), Female householders: 169 (44 living alone)
  • 180 spouses (180 opposite-sex spouses), 17 unmarried partners, (17 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 173 children (173 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 14 non-relatives

Size of family households: 100 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 71 1-person

97 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (12 men).

98.9% of residents of 62477 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common first ancestries reported in 62477
  • 31%German
  • 17%American
  • 9%European
  • 6%Pennsylvania German
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 2%Northern European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 10Before 1990

Zip code 62477 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • LAWRENCE GRAVEL INC (21265 EAST DARWIN FERRY ROAD in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN LIMESTONE
    Organizations: LAWRENCE GRAVEL INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LINCOLN TRAIL FS INC (RTE 1 S in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • LITTLE JOHN GRAIN WEST UNION EAST (4700 N 2000TH ST in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Alternative names: LITTLEJOHN GRAIN WEST UNION EAST
  • LITTLEJOHN GRAIN INC (114 W WASHINGTON ST in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • LITTLEJOHN GRAIN INC (9510 N STATE HWY 1 in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • MARATHON OIL CO (ROUTE 1 in WEST UNION, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • AMOCO FERTILIZER PLANT (ST RD 1 TO DARWIN in WEST UNION, IL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 62477 marital status for males
Zip code 62477 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 993. Population change in the 1990s: +138 (+13.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 378
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 245
  • South: 95

72% of the 62477 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

90% of the 62477 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in West Union, IL (62477)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

27.3%
Illinois:

11.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

27.5%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

38.5%
Illinois:

27.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 48,702Management occupations
  • 40,714Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 35,350Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,605Production occupations
  • 10,412Sales and related occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 3)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 62477 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 62477
    • 5941.5%Structure Fires
    • 4934.5%Outside Fires
    • 2215.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 128.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 62477, Illinois

Most common first names in zip code 62477 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1475.2 years
John1475.5 years
Mary1484.2 years
William1176.7 years
Richard962.4 years
Harry783.0 years
Ruth784.7 years
James664.4 years
George678.3 years
Nellie684.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 62477 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crumrin1081.1 years
Daugherty870.5 years
Lindley877.8 years
Smith770.7 years
Murphy679.6 years
Pinkston675.5 years
Jackson659.0 years
Strohm675.2 years
Medsker582.0 years
Ogle573.0 years
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