62812 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Benton, IL (5.72%), West City, IL (1.67%), North City, IL (0.69%), Valier, IL (0.39%), Buckner, IL (0.13%), Orient, IL (0.01%)
County: Franklin County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 11,349
Zip code population in 2010: 11,265

Houses and condos: 5,299
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,341
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 62812: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 95.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 119 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.5% ($992)
Illinois:

2.3% ($3,939)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,215 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $859 (1.2%)

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Males: 5,506  (48.5%)
Females: 5,843  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 62812:

For population 15 years and over in 62812:

Zip code 62812 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 62812

  • Zip code 62812 races chart
    • 10,931White population
    • 37Black population
    • 27American Indian population
    • 41Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 103Two or more races population
    • 125Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 8,005
Rural population: 3,344

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $67,700
62812:

$67,700
Illinois:

$169,600



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in 62812 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 62812 to the number of sex offenders is 482 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.1 years
Illinois median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 62812, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,111 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,111
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $39,806 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
Here:

$39,806
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.2% for AGIs below $25k, 75.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,784 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,784
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,033 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,033
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,004 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,004
State:

+$22,183
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,795 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$15,795
State:

+$12,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,255 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
62812:

$12,255
Illinois:

$17,929
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,061 (20% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$21,061
State:

$26,433

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,892 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,892
State:

$4,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,237 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
62812:

$7,237
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,340 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,340
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62812, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,898 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,898
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $30,945 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
Here:

$30,945
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.0% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,119 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,119
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,300 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,300
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,244 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,244
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,814 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,814
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$2,418 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

+$2,418
State:

+$2,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,300 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
62812:

$3,300
Illinois:

$3,087
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,429 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,429
Illinois:

$16,965

Total itemized deductions: $16,452 (20% of AGI, reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,452
State:

$20,239

Here:

20.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,677 (5% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,677
State:

$3,719

Here:

5.2% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,092 (reported on 69.9% of returns)
62812:

$5,092
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.5%
Here:

68%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 61.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$34,640
Illinois:

$56,210
Benton, IL (62812) map Nearest zip codes: 62856, 62874, 62897, 62819, 62896, 62891.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.9%
Illinois:

50.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 780
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,977


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 136 (60 now married, 76 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,219 (986 now married, 1,233 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62812 with a mortgage: 1,661 (75 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,755

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $810
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S356

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

19.9%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.0%
Whole state:

7.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 62812: Lake Benton Camp (A), Airport Industrial Park (B), Benton Country Club (C), United Jewish Community Center (D), Benton Public Library (E), Benton Civic Center (F), Franklin County Courthouse (G), Benton Ambulance Service (H), Mercy Regional Health System (I), Ewing - Northern Fire Protection District Station 3 (J), West City Fire Department (K), Benton Fire Department (L), Benton Township Gymnasium (M), Franklin County Jail (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Rend Lake Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 62812 include: Bethel Church (A), Caldwell Church (B), Salem Church (C), Eakin Grove Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), First Apostolic Church (G), North Benton Missionary Baptist Church (H), Trinity Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Wayman Cemetery (1), Baxter Cemetery (2), Browning Cemetery (3), Hickory Corners Cemetery (4), Masonic-Oddfellow Cemetery (5), Joplin Cemetery (6), Manion Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Vernons Lake (A), Lake Benton (B), Lake Moses (C), Lake Hamilton (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Andy Creek (A), Drummond Branch (B), Webbs Hill Branch (C), Little Bessie Creek (D), Jordan Creek (E), Gatling Branch (F), Sugar Camp Creek (G), Fallet Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 62812 include: Rend Lake Dam West Public Use Area (1), Sandusky Creek South Public Use Area (2), Franklin County Fairground (3), Benton City Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 42010 or later
  • 5802000 to 2009
  • 5281990 to 1999
  • 4541980 to 1989
  • 8771970 to 1979
  • 5201960 to 1969
  • 6601950 to 1959
  • 5331940 to 1949
  • 1,1431939 or earlier

Zip code 62812 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, IL (62812)

  • 16no bedroom
  • 1411 bedroom
  • 1,1822 bedrooms
  • 1,6983 bedrooms
  • 3344 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, IL (62812)

  • 94no bedroom
  • 3081 bedroom
  • 5152 bedrooms
  • 3623 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 115no vehicle
  • 8961 vehicle
  • 1,4842 vehicles
  • 6293 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 280no vehicle
  • 7091 vehicle
  • 2782 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $579.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,700
62812:

$67,700
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,600 - $111,500

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 10.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 62.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,054

Size of family households: 1,457 2-persons, 676 3-persons, 378 4-persons, 216 5-persons, 83 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,644 1-person, 232 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 15 4-persons

1,235 married couples with children.
817 single-parent households (128 men, 689 women).

97.1% of residents of 62812 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% very well, 4% well, 1% not well, 5% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (36% very well, 7% well, 51% not well, 5% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% very well, 75% not well).

Foreign born population: 104 (0.9%)
(34.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 39%Mexico
  • 13%Nepal
  • 12%Other South Central Asia
  • 11%Romania
  • 9%Vietnam
  • 7%Germany
  • 5%Syria

Most common first ancestries reported in 62812 (%)

  • 19%Other groups
  • 16%German
  • 12%American
  • 10%English
  • 9%Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 302010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 91Before 1990

Zip code 62812 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 62812:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 62812

Zip code 62812 marital status for males
Zip code 62812 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Electricity
  • 42%Utility gas
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 11,419. Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-0.6%).

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


60% of the 62812 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

88% of the 62812 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

3.0%
Illinois:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

26.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 58,333Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 55,000Management occupations
  • 51,786Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,429Construction and extraction occupations
  • 44,583Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 40,417Community and social service occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (BENTON, IL):

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


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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 278 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 235 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 62812 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14175.9 years
William13673.0 years
Mary13480.2 years
James12671.2 years
Charles10874.9 years
Robert7970.1 years
George5979.5 years
Ruth5378.8 years
Paul5172.0 years
Helen5079.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 62812 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8978.1 years
Summers6678.3 years
Johnson6178.3 years
Williams6077.5 years
Davis5673.1 years
Jones4975.3 years
Moore4479.6 years
Taylor4080.5 years
Miller3277.9 years
Rice3277.4 years
Businesses in zip code 62812
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Applebee's1H&R Block1
Arby's1Hardee's1
AutoZone1KFC1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Circle K1Taco Bell1
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
Days Inn2UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Walmart1

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