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City: Wheeler, IL (1.09%)
County: Jasper County, IL

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,033
Zip code population in 2010: 820
Zip code population in 2000: 790




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 62479

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Houses and condos: 373
Renter-occupied apartments: 60
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 62479: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 52.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,054)
Illinois:

2.1% ($3,813)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,700 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $538 (1.0%)

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Males: 542  (52.5%)
Females: 491  (47.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 62479:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62479:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

Zip code 62479 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $90,000
62479:

$90,000
Illinois:

$178,500

Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.3 years
Illinois median age:

36.8 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62479, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,216 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,216
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $27,287 (reported on 81.4% of returns)
Here:

$27,287
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.7% for AGIs below $10k, 75.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,603 (reported on 62.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,603
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,142 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,142
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$573 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

+$573
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,000 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,000
State:

+$11,771

Profit/loss from farming: +$11,436 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

+$11,436
State:

+$2,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,583 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
62479:

$2,583
Illinois:

$3,087

Total itemized deductions: $13,660 (21% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$13,660
State:

$20,239

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,444 (4% of AGI, reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,444
State:

$3,719

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $4,447 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
62479:

$4,447
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,711 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,711
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.6%
Here:

81%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 67.8% for AGIs below $10k, 83.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$55,500
Illinois:

$53,234

Wheeler, IL (62479) map

Nearest zip codes: 62424, 62445, 62448, 62436, 62467, 62432.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

72.3%
Illinois:

51.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.7%
Illinois:

5.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 349


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 30 (30 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 155 (112 now married, 43 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62479 with a mortgage: 150 (19 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 148

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $885
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $537

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

15.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

8.1%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.1
State:

4.2


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

Notable locations in zip code 62479: Lidy Farm (A), Bierman Grain Farm (B), Cohorst Dairy Farm (C), Green Farms (D), Hetzer Farms (E), Lidy Dairy and Hog Farm (F), Maple Lawn Herford Farm (G), Probstland Dairy (H), Slate Point Farms (I), Probstland Dairy Farm (J), Schumacher Farm (K), Bierman Grain Farm (L), Green Farms (M), Hetzer Farms (N), Johnson Farms (O), Lidy Dairy and Hog Farm (P), Niemerg Farms (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in zip code 62479: Latona Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bailey Cemetery (1), Wheeler Cemetery (2), Fairfield Cemetery (3), Brewer Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Crabapple Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2
  • 2000 to 2004: 39
  • 1990 to 1999: 106
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 69
  • 1960 to 1969: 27
  • 1950 to 1959: 10
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 82


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 62479
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 130
  • 4 bedrooms: 90
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 42
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 62479 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 107
  • 3 vehicles: 87
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5+ vehicles: 13
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 19
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 62479 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 62479 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 62479:

  • Less than $10,000: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 20
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 15
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 10
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 12
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 29
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 18
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 27
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 15
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 6
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 39
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 17
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 15
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 8
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 6
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 58

 



62479 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 62479:

  • $300 to $349: 28
  • $350 to $399: 8
  • $400 to $449: 7
  • $500 to $549: 10
  • No cash rent: 7
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $446.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $89,175

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $90,000
62479:

$90,000
Illinois:

$178,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,000 - $195,800

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $152,984
Here:

$152,984
State:

$232,248

Mobile homes: $53,500
Here:

$53,500
State:

$56,501

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 318
  • Mobile homes: 55

Unemployment: 5.1%
62479 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 348 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 47 (8%)
  • Walked: 20 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 157 (27%)
 

62479 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 26
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 74
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 32
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 54
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 19
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 72
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 63
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 35
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 17
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,033
  • In family households: 948 (182 male householders, 113 female householders)
    277 spouses, 327 children (301 natural, 1 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 85 (48 male householders (30 living alone)), 15 female householders (15 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 111 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 14 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 45 1-person, 18 2-persons

262 married couples with children.
7 single-parent households (7 women).

98.8% of residents of 62479 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1 (0.1%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.1%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (100%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 1

Races in zip code 62479:

White population: 816
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 0
Hispanic or Latino population: 4

Most common first ancestries reported in 62479 (%):



  • German (52%)
  • English (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Other groups (2%)
  • Czech (1%)


Zip code 62479 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • TOTAL GRAIN MARKETING LLC (BOX 9 in WHEELER, 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: WILLOW HILL GRAIN INC
  • WEST JR HIGH SCHOOL (10045 N 300TH ST in WHEELER, IL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1204000101002
    Organizations: JASPER COUNTY COMM UNIT DIST 1 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)


Zip code 62479 marital status for males
Zip code 62479 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

Population in 1990: 809. Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-2.3%).

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

  • This state: 929
  • Midwest: 75
  • South: 27
  • West: 1

79% of the 62479 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

96% of the 62479 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

3.6%
Illinois:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

27.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Business and financial operations occupations: 58,581
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 53,875
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 53,083
  • Transportation occupations: 50,250
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 36,161
  • Management occupations: 34,271

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Offices of Real Estate Appraisers (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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


Most common first names in zip code 62479 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles577.5 years
William485.2 years
Walter471.7 years
Frank477.5 years
Mary480.5 years
John373.3 years
Frances387.7 years
Ernest385.3 years
James373.0 years
Opal385.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 62479 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bierman1175.2 years
Lewis1073.7 years
Bailey780.3 years
Probst773.8 years
Jones686.0 years
Shamhart678.2 years
Clagg579.4 years
Miller577.4 years
Varvil577.8 years
Cohorst482.2 years


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