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62985 Zip Code (Simpson, IL) Detailed Profile




City: Simpson, IL (0.78%)
Counties: Pope County, IL (61.49%), Johnson County, IL (38.51%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 948
Zip code population in 2010: 845
Zip code population in 2000: 953

Houses and condos: 501
Renter-occupied apartments: 23
% of renters here:

6%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 62985: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 67.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 62985
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.3% ($1,721)
Illinois:

2.2% ($4,328)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,599 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,782 (1.6%)

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Males: 487  (51.4%)
Females: 461  (48.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 62985:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 62985:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Zip code 62985 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly above 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 62985 (2017)
    • 82486.5%White
    • 70.7%Black
    • 50.5%Asian
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Some other race
    • 20.2%Hispanic or Latino
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $129,660
62985:

$129,660
Illinois:

$195,300



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 62985 zip code as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 62985 is 424 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

52.6 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 62985, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,023 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,023
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $37,893 (reported on 71.8% of returns)
Here:

$37,893
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 61.7% for AGIs below $25k, 60.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $788 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$788
Illinois:

$1,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $800 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$800
State:

$7,786

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,620 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,620
State:

+$22,183

Profit/loss from business: +$4,917 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,917
State:

+$12,903

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,550 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
62985:

$6,550
Illinois:

$17,929

Total itemized deductions: $17,533 (21% of AGI, reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,533
State:

$26,433

Here:

21.2% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,550 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,550
State:

$4,525

Taxes paid: $4,989 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
62985:

$4,989
State:

$11,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,883 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,883
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 71.8%
Here:

72%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 70.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62985, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,013 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,013
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $31,576 (reported on 78.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,576
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.9% for AGIs below $10k, 62.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,219 (reported on 47.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,219
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,103 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,103
State:

$4,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,192 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,192
State:

+$11,771
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,500 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$13,500
State:

$20,239

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,685 (6% of AGI, reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,685
State:

$3,719

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $3,733 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
62985:

$3,733
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,563 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,563
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.5%
Here:

73%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 69.5% for AGIs below $10k, 71.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$48,362
Illinois:

$62,992
Simpson, IL (62985) map Nearest zip codes: 62928, 62943, 62972, 62967, 62987, 62938.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.7%
Illinois:

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

2.8%
Illinois:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 383


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 5 (0 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 145 (75 now married, 69 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62985 with a mortgage: 158 (3 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 213

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,158
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $476

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

6.8%
Whole state:

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

4.5%
Whole state:

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

5.6
State:

6.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 62985: Dixon Springs Experiment Station (A), Big Boaz (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 62985 include: Rock Springs Church (A), Gilead Church (B), Cedar Grove Church (C), New Liberty Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Kerley Cemetery (1), Ragsdale Cemetery (2), Roland Cemetery (3), Whiteside Cemetery (4), Harper Cemetery (5), New Liberty Cemetery (6), Glendale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Vienna Correctional Center Lake (A), Sugar Creek Lake (B), Simpson Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Bay Creek (A), Hayes Creek (B), Frieze Branch (C), East Branch Cedar Creek (D), Whiteside Branch (E), Spring Branch (F), Ozark Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 62985: Millstone Bluff National Register Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 871980 to 1989
  • 1021970 to 1979
  • 501960 to 1969
  • 181950 to 1959
  • 411940 to 1949
  • 1011939 or earlier

Zip code 62985 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Simpson, IL (62985)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Simpson, IL (62985)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1092 bedrooms
  • 1813 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson, IL (62985)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson, IL (62985)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 42 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson, IL (62985) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson, IL (62985) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 3no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 1592 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson, IL (62985) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson, IL (62985) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 32 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 62985 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 62985 household income distribution in 2017
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$45,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $74,999
  • 54$75,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 62985

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 62985
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 42$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 41$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 to $249,999
  • 46$250,000 to $299,999
  • 22$300,000 to $399,999
  • 29$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 62985

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 62985
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 13No cash rent

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $124,880

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,660
62985:

$129,660
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,490 - $259,217

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $85,383
Here:

$85,383
State:

$257,121

Mobile homes: $34,160
Here:

$34,160
State:

$51,477
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 62985
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 413
  • One, attached: 10
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 73

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62985

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 62985
  • 77.2%260Drove a car alone
  • 3.9%13Carpooled
  • 0.9%3Motorcycle
  • 2.4%8Walked
  • 1.2%4Other means
  • 15.2%51Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62985

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 62985
  • 2Less than 5 minutes
  • 55 to 9 minutes
  • 810 to 14 minutes
  • 8215 to 19 minutes
  • 1020 to 24 minutes
  • 2125 to 29 minutes
  • 5230 to 34 minutes
  • 2435 to 39 minutes
  • 5145 to 59 minutes
  • 3060 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 949
  • In family households: 829 (136 male householders, 144 female householders)
    230 spouses, 276 children (267 natural, 1 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 15 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 119 (57 male householders (52 living alone)), 54 female householders (52 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 164 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 105 1-person, 7 2-persons

112 married couples with children.
82 single-parent households (5 men, 77 women).

93.0% of residents of 62985 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% very well, 52% well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% very well, 11% well).

Foreign born population: 38 (4.1%)
(84.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

14.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 37%Burma
  • 16%Moldova
  • 13%France
  • 8%India
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Japan
  • 5%Bangladesh
Most common first ancestries reported in 62985
  • 27%American
  • 18%German
  • 11%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%Polish
  • 1%Iranian
  • 0%Danish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 11Before 1990

Zip code 62985 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • SUN OIL CO OF PENN (NORTHWEST OF GLENDALE in GLENDALE, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
  • UNIV OF IL DIXON SPRINGS EXP STN (DIXON SPRINGS AG CENTER in SIMPSON, IL)
    STATE MASTER (Illinois EPA Project) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • U OF I DIXON SPRINGS EXP STA (2 MI S RT 145 ON RT 147 in SIMPSON, IL)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: UNIV ILL BD OF TRUSTEES (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 62985 marital status for males
Zip code 62985 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 19.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.0%Electricity
  • 24.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Wood
  • 10.3%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 507. Population change in the 1990s: +446 (+88.0%).

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

  • This state: 652
  • Midwest: 110
  • South: 134
  • West: 9

64% of the 62985 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.

100% of the 62985 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Simpson, IL (62985)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

20.6%
Illinois:

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

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 80,905Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 51,766Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 42,185Construction and extraction occupations
  • 40,837Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 31,830Transportation occupations
  • 31,033Production occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • VAUGHN ELECTRIC (RR 1 in SIMPSON, IL; small business) : $30,000 in 3 contracts in 2002
    $20,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Recreational Buildings. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.
    $7,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dining Facilities. Signed on 2002-04-15. Completion date: 2002-06-15.
    $3,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Family Housing Facilities. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.

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)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Industrial Design Services (1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Accounting Services (1-4: 1)

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

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Most common first names in zip code 62985 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1072.2 years
James780.5 years
John776.4 years
Mildred675.0 years
Mary677.8 years
George675.1 years
Bertha476.7 years
Robert474.5 years
Helen480.5 years
Paul479.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 62985 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kerley1277.6 years
Bailey1172.4 years
Evitts764.9 years
Trigg672.0 years
Palmer572.2 years
Stapleton572.8 years
Wise584.2 years
Dixon580.6 years
Bullock578.2 years
Johnson565.4 years

Businesses in zip code 62985

  • Lane Furniture: 1

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