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62972 Zip Code (IL) Detailed Profile




Counties: Johnson County, IL (75.86%), Pope County, IL (24.14%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 968
Zip code population in 2010: 1,205
Zip code population in 2000: 408

Houses and condos: 571
Renter-occupied apartments: 23
% of renters here:

6%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 62972: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 66.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.3% ($1,825)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,527)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,515 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,033 (1.7%)

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Males: 446  (46.1%)
Females: 521  (53.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 62972:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62972:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Zip code 62972 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 62972 (2019)
    • 1,16997.0%White
    • 231.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian
    • 10.08%Black
    • 10.08%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $144,742
62972:

$144,742
Illinois:

$209,100



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 62972 zip code as of April 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 62972 is 935 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 62972, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $51,427 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,427
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $41,024 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$41,024
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.1% for AGIs below $25k, 66.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $883 (reported on 34.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$883
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,056 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,056
State:

$7,786
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,000 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,000
State:

+$12,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,400 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
62972:

$9,400
Illinois:

$17,929

Total itemized deductions: $20,909 (21% of AGI, reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$20,909
State:

$26,433

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.2% for AGIs below $25k, 13.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,071 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,071
State:

$4,525

Taxes paid: $7,545 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
62972:

$7,545
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,286 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,286
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 55.0% for AGIs below $25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62972, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,056 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,056
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $32,309 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,309
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.9% for AGIs below $10k, 62.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $935 (reported on 47.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$935
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $965 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$965
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,076 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,076
State:

+$17,321
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$1,079 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,079
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,958 (22% of AGI, reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

$14,958
State:

$20,239

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,873 (4% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,873
State:

$3,719

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,739 (reported on 71.9% of returns)
62972:

$3,739
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,605 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,605
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.6%
Here:

71%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 57.6% for AGIs below $10k, 69.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$67,221
Illinois:

$69,187
62972 map Nearest zip codes: 62967, 62922, 62985, 62995, 62987, 62943.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.3%
Illinois:

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

79.7%
Illinois:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 50
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 335


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 28 (4 now married, 22 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 189 (126 now married, 61 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62972 with a mortgage: 166
Houses without a mortgage: 199

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,160
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $402

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

3.7%
Whole state:

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

0.8%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 62972: Buck Ridge Campground (A), Fox Point Picnic Area (B), Bell Smith Springs National Natural Landmark (C), Ondessonk Camp (D), Lake of Egypt Recreation Area (E), Redbud Campground (F), Teal Pond Campground (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 62972 include: Bethlehem Church (A), Webbtown Church (B), Little Flock Church (C), Zion Church (D), Zion Hill Church (E), Mount Olive Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Webb Cemetery (1), Woodside Cemetery (2), Simmons Cemetery (3), Rushing Cemetery (4), Robertson Cemetery (5), Old Zion Cemetery (6), Griffin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Fetter Lake (A), Lake Echon (B), Teal Pond (C), Dutchman Lake (D), Lake Thunderhawk (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Anderson Creek (B), Hunting Branch (C), Hill Branch (D), Dry Fork (E), Clifty Creek (F), Caney Creek (G), Waltons Branch (H), Ozark Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 192014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 772000 to 2009
  • 1541990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 921970 to 1979
  • 121960 to 1969
  • 501950 to 1959
  • 151940 to 1949
  • 171939 or earlier

Zip code 62972 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 62972
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 62972
  • 6no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 592 bedrooms
  • 2443 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 62972
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 62972
  • 6no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 172 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 62972 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 62972 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 10no vehicle
  • 481 vehicle
  • 1682 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 62972 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 62972 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6no vehicle
  • 61 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 62972 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 62972 household income distribution in 2019
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 12$45,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $74,999
  • 70$75,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 62972

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 62972
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 to $249,999
  • 56$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 62972

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 62972
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 5No cash rent

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $134,095

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,742
62972:

$144,742
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,145 - $226,207

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $242,670
Here:

$242,670
State:

$266,086

Mobile homes: $106,561
Here:

$106,561
State:

$59,325
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 62972
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 387
  • One, attached: 7
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • Mobile homes: 155
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Unemployment: 4.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62972

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62972
  • 78.9%338Drove a car alone
  • 5.4%23Carpooled
  • 9.3%40Walked
  • 1.9%8Other means
  • 4.0%17Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62972

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62972
  • 17Less than 5 minutes
  • 545 to 9 minutes
  • 3310 to 14 minutes
  • 1315 to 19 minutes
  • 5120 to 24 minutes
  • 2625 to 29 minutes
  • 10130 to 34 minutes
  • 1735 to 39 minutes
  • 1840 to 44 minutes
  • 5045 to 59 minutes
  • 2760 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 968
  • Male householders: 223 (51 living alone), Female householders: 164 (48 living alone)
  • 229 spouses (229 opposite-sex spouses), 29 unmarried partners, (29 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 242 children (200 natural, 0 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 3 other relatives, 55 non-relatives

Size of family households: 144 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 99 1-person

130 married couples with children.
47 single-parent households (34 men, 13 women).

93.2% of residents of 62972 zip code speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 21% well, 21% not well).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% very well, 21% well).

Foreign born population: 28 (2.9%)
(79.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.9%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 52%Malaysia
  • 22%Costa Rica
  • 22%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 62972
  • 36%American
  • 17%English
  • 8%European
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 172010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 18Before 1990

Zip code 62972 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • NEW SIMPSON HILL SCHOOL (95 TUNNEL HILL ROAD in TUNNEL HILL, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0204403202002
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0204403202003
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: NEW SIMPSON HILL CONS DIST 32 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT (490 LARKINS CREEK LN in TUNNEL HILL, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS

Zip code 62972 marital status for males
Zip code 62972 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 463.

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

  • This state: 704
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 90
  • South: 117
  • West: 11

48% of the 62972 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

96% of the 62972 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 108% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in 62972

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

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

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

34.9%
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 ($)
  • 75,141Sales and related occupations
  • 71,540Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 62,287Transportation occupations
  • 61,104Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 56,461Business and financial operations occupations
  • 55,499Construction and extraction occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Political Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Exterminating and Pest Control Services (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Transmission Repair (1-4: 1)

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 2013:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 62972 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles573.7 years
John565.6 years
Mary579.4 years
Joseph482.0 years
William463.5 years
Fred375.0 years
Jean375.7 years
Ralph375.3 years
Cecil293.1 years
Linda258.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 62972 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simmons785.7 years
Stapleton667.1 years
Rodgers473.0 years
Webb481.5 years
Harris372.6 years
Cox383.3 years
Duncan356.7 years
Bynum374.0 years
Lawrence380.3 years
Hill378.7 years
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