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62812 Zip Code (Benton, IL) 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 2017: 11,295
Zip code population in 2010: 11,265
Zip code population in 2000: 11,349

Houses and condos: 5,296
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,502
% of renters here:

32%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 62812: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 95.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 118 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 62812
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.6% ($1,374)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,328)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,491 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,238 (1.6%)

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Males: 5,425  (48.0%)
Females: 5,869  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 62812:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62812:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 62812 compared to 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 62812 (2017)
    • 10,93196.3%White
    • 1251.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1030.9%Two or more races
    • 410.4%Asian
    • 370.3%Black
    • 270.2%American Indian
    • 10.01%Some other race
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Urban population: 7,966
Rural population: 3,328

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $84,229
62812:

$84,229
Illinois:

$195,300



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in 62812 zip code as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 62812 is 240 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.7%
Here:

65%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 60.9% for AGIs below $25k, 66.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2017:
This zip code:

$43,016
Illinois:

$62,992
Benton, IL (62812) map Nearest zip codes: 62856, 62874, 62897, 62819, 62896, 62891.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.2%
Illinois:

47.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
Illinois:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 855
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,783


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 89 (9 now married, 77 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,381 (958 now married, 1,424 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62812 with a mortgage: 1,565 (29 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,612

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $887
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

12.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 1242010 to 2013
  • 4762000 to 2009
  • 5201990 to 1999
  • 4021980 to 1989
  • 9011970 to 1979
  • 6051960 to 1969
  • 7871950 to 1959
  • 3681940 to 1949
  • 1,0251939 or earlier

Zip code 62812 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, IL (62812)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, IL (62812)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1,1202 bedrooms
  • 1,4693 bedrooms
  • 3814 bedrooms
  • 775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, IL (62812)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, IL (62812)
  • 80no bedroom
  • 3131 bedroom
  • 6182 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 121no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 1,3052 vehicles
  • 5693 vehicles
  • 2164 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, IL (62812) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 205no vehicle
  • 7771 vehicle
  • 4532 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 62812 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 62812 household income distribution in 2017
  • 407Less than $10,000
  • 279$10,000 to $14,999
  • 343$15,000 to $19,999
  • 256$20,000 to $24,999
  • 349$25,000 to $29,999
  • 267$30,000 to $34,999
  • 240$35,000 to $39,999
  • 288$40,000 to $44,999
  • 189$45,000 to $49,999
  • 302$50,000 to $59,999
  • 498$60,000 to $74,999
  • 516$75,000 to $99,999
  • 274$100,000 to $124,999
  • 160$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 62812

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 62812
  • 60Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 91$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 92$30,000 to $34,999
  • 121$35,000 to $39,999
  • 206$40,000 to $49,999
  • 274$50,000 to $59,999
  • 290$60,000 to $69,999
  • 207$70,000 to $79,999
  • 236$80,000 to $89,999
  • 117$90,000 to $99,999
  • 238$100,000 to $124,999
  • 197$125,000 to $149,999
  • 174$150,000 to $174,999
  • 51$175,000 to $199,999
  • 146$200,000 to $249,999
  • 97$250,000 to $299,999
  • 63$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 62812

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 62812
  • 39Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 88$150 to $199
  • 49$200 to $249
  • 20$250 to $299
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 129$350 to $399
  • 176$400 to $449
  • 200$450 to $499
  • 105$500 to $549
  • 77$550 to $599
  • 69$600 to $649
  • 87$650 to $699
  • 56$700 to $749
  • 14$750 to $799
  • 31$900 to $999
  • 52$1,000 to $1,249
  • 104No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $676.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $209,296.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $85,046
  • Black or African American householders: $265,769
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $173,854
  • Asian householders: $224,882
  • Some other race householders: $89,952
  • Two or more races householders: $77,032
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $89,952

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,229
62812:

$84,229
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,518 - $135,801
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 62812
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,096
  • One, attached: 59
  • Two: 272
  • 3 or 4: 153
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 65
  • 50 or more: 107
  • Mobile homes: 437

Unemployment: 8.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62812

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62812
  • 84.1%3,714Drove a car alone
  • 9.9%435Carpooled
  • 0.1%4Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.0%43Bicycle
  • 0.5%20Walked
  • 2.7%119Other means
  • 1.5%65Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62812

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62812
  • 305Less than 5 minutes
  • 8535 to 9 minutes
  • 68710 to 14 minutes
  • 60115 to 19 minutes
  • 32420 to 24 minutes
  • 29125 to 29 minutes
  • 48430 to 34 minutes
  • 11635 to 39 minutes
  • 16840 to 44 minutes
  • 20845 to 59 minutes
  • 22160 to 89 minutes
  • 6890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,002
  • In family households: 8,657 (1,617 male householders, 1,205 female householders)
    2,062 spouses, 2,930 children (2,515 natural, 79 adopted, 337 stepchildren), 156 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 139 parents, 12 other relatives, 394 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,351 (914 male householders (780 living alone)), 932 female householders (854 living alone)), 504 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 292

Size of family households: 1,572 2-persons, 587 3-persons, 384 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,634 1-person, 116 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 54 5-persons

1,261 married couples with children.
789 single-parent households (205 men, 584 women).

97.0% of residents of 62812 zip code speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% very well, 7% well, 4% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (24% very well, 76% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 150 (1.3%)
(61.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

14.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 49%Japan
  • 12%Cambodia
  • 1%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 1%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 62812
  • 22%American
  • 14%German
  • 12%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 5%Italian
  • 3%Polish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 312010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 113Before 1990

Zip code 62812 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD (601 SOUTH DUQUOIN STREET in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: RAILROADS, LINE-HAUL OPERATING; RAILROAD SWITCHING AND TERMINAL ESTABLISHMENTS; FUEL DEALERS
    Organizations: ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ILLINOIS CENTRAL GULF RAILROAD CO, ILLINOIS CENTRAL RR-BENTON, ILLIMOIS CENTRAL RR-BENTON
  • MARATHON PETROLEUM CO LLC (420 E SPANI ST in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS; PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: MARATHON ASHLAND PETROLEUM LLC (CONTACT/GENERAL) , MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ASHLAND OIL INC-BENTON ASPHALT, MARATHON ASHLAND LLC CO, MARATHON ASHLAND PETROLEUM, MARATHON ASHLAND PETROLEUM LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, MARATHON ASHLAND PETROLEUM LLC BENTON, IL ASPHALT TERMINAL
  • BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS (451 EAST ILLINOIS AVENUE in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BOAT BUILDING AND REPAIRING
    Business NAICS classification: BOAT BUILDING.
    Organizations: BRP US INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BOMBARDIAR MOTOR CORP. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BOMBARDIAR MOTOR CORP., BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP. OF AMERICA, BRP US INC.
  • OLD BEN COAL CO-CENTRAL SHOPS (ILLINOIS AVE in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: LUBRICATING OILS AND GREASES
    Organizations: OLD BEN COAL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OLD BEN CENTRAL SHOP, OLD BEN COAL CO CENTRAL SHOP
  • OLD BEN COAL CO-MINE 24 (RURAL in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL UNDERGROUND MINING
  • DAVACK MFG INC (INDUSTRIAL PARK RD in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: TOLLISON DAVID (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MARIAH BOATS (BENTON AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL PK. in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • AIRGAS-MID AMERICA INC (PETROFF AND DUQUOIN RD in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: AIRGAS MID AMERICA INC HILLARD BOB PRES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MARATHON ASHLAND PIPE LINE LLC (RURAL in BENTON, 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: CRUDE PETROLEUM PIPELINES
    Business NAICS classification: PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION OF CRUDE OIL.
    Alternative names: MARATHON ASHLAND PIPELINE LLC
  • REND LAKE INTERCITY WTP (1600 MARCUM BRANCH ROAD in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Alternative names: REND LAKE INTERCITY WATER SYSTEM
  • IMMEDIATE CLEANERS INC (301 E MAIN ST in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - SOLID WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Alternative names: IMMEDIATE CLEANERS & FURRIERS INC
  • JIM RUSSELL SALES INC (IL RT 37, 3 MILES SOUTH in BENTON, 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: MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED
  • ACETYLENE GAS CO (RURAL in BENTON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 41.4%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Population in 1990: 11,419.

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

  • This state: 8,856
  • Northeast: 188
  • Midwest: 876
  • South: 759
  • West: 343

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.

87% of the 62812 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Benton, IL (62812)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

4.2%
Illinois:

11.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.4%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

15.1%
Illinois:

27.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 84,143Legal occupations
  • 83,760Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 74,084Construction and extraction occupations
  • 51,474Management occupations
  • 51,230Education, training, and library occupations
  • 49,619Community and social service occupations

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

  • ILLINI ASPHALT CORPORATION (303 E SPANI ST; small business) : $1,659,539 in 63 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing), Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building), Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Parking Facilities Conservation by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Forest Service, Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2), and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $180,801; 2001: $19,000; 2002: $265,476; 2003: $171,522; 2004: $279,208; 2005: $675,224; 2006: $68,308.

    Biggest contracts:
    $193,978 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2005-09-22. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $193,978 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2005-09-22. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $132,444, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-03. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $100,127, same as above. Signed on 2002-08-06. Completion date: 2002-09-20.
  • MERCY REGIONAL EMERGENCY HEALT (205 BAILEY LANE; small business) : $351,889 in 4 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $124,218 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Motor Passenger Services. Signed on 2006-03-15. Completion date: 2006-03-15.
    $122,992, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-15. Completion date: 2006-06-15.
    $57,879, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-10. Completion date: 2005-12-10.
    $46,800 with Army for Nursing Services. Taking place in MS. Signed on 2006-06-01. Completion date: 2006-11-20.
  • NATIONAL GOVERNMENT BODY INVES (403 E MAIN STREET) : $108,061 in 9 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Guard Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $39,637; 2004: $630; 2005: $44,498; 2006: $23,296.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,296 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2006-03-22. Completion date: 2007-04-21.
    $22,249 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2005-02-15. Completion date: 2003-04-21.
    $22,249 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2005-02-15. Completion date: 2003-04-21.
    $19,976, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-10. Completion date: 2003-04-21.
  • MARGARET B SMITH (404 NORTH GRAND; small business) : $76,890 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services, Other Housekeeping Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $34,020; 2004: $0; 2005: $35,640; 2006: $7,230.

    Biggest contracts:
    $17,820 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2005-03-22. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $17,820 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2005-03-22. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $17,010 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2003-12-22. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $17,010 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2003-12-22. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
  • NEWMAN WELDING & MACHINE SHOP (400 W BOND ST; small business) : $67,136 in 8 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing), Other Professional Services, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building) by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $47,775; 2005: $8,330; 2006: $11,031.

    Biggest contracts:
    $43,575 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2004-04-09. Completion date: 2004-06-30.
    $8,636 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-03-29. Completion date: 2006-05-15.
    $4,165 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-07-15. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $4,165 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-07-15. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • JEFF FISH (12908 BENTON CAMP RD; small business) : $58,950 in 37 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Natural Resources and Conservation Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $3,100; 2003: $13,200; 2004: $19,800; 2005: $16,550; 2006: $6,300.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,700 with Army for Other Natural Resources and Conservation Services. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2005-04-06.
    $6,700 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Natural Resources and Conservation Services. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2005-04-06.
    $6,300 with Army for Other Natural Resources and Conservation Services. Signed on 2006-04-20. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $3,150, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-02. Completion date: 2005-11-30.
  • SANDRA BOWLIN (6337 3RD STRRET; small business) : $48,569 in 14 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building) by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: -$90; 2003: $7,763; 2004: $15,920; 2005: $16,432; 2006: $8,544.

    Biggest contracts:
    $8,544 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2006-02-07. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $8,544 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-02-01. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $8,544 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-02-01. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $8,138 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2003-03-04. Completion date: 2001-10-06.
  • F W PLUMBING & HEATING INC (151 INDUSTRIAL PARK; small business)
    $32,806 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Refrigeration Equipment. Signed on 2000-03-16. Completion date: 2000-04-17.
  • DONNA L FORD (526 E MAIN ST; small business) : $28,763 in 9 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building) by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $6,426; 2005: $14,945; 2006: $7,392.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,392 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2006-02-07. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $7,056, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $7,056 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-02-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $5,082 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2004-03-22. Completion date: 2004-03-08.
  • BIEBEL ROOFING COMPANY INC (212 SOUTH MAIN STREET; small business) : $21,493 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $18,805 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2003-03-27. Completion date: 2003-04-30.
    $3,374, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-21. Completion date: 2002-07-10.
    -$686, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-19. Completion date: 2003-04-30.

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

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Payroll Services (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 5, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Exterminating and Pest Control Services (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3)

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

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 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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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