Zip Code 62515 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sangamon
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:961
Racial Majority:White 96.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$62125
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70230
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range568 - 630 ft.
Area67 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.85675300, -89.37040600

Zip Code 62515 Description

Zip Code 62515 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 62515 is primarily located in Sangamon County. The official US Postal Service name for 62515 is BUFFALO, Illinois. Portions of zip code 62515 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo, IL, Dawson, IL, . The area code for zip code 62515 is 217. 62515 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 62515 is 5.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 62515 decreased to 961 from 1010 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 62515 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 62515 public schools is White. 40.9% of students in 62515 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1066 96.82% 941 +13%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 3 -100%
 Hispanic 9 0.82% 8 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 1 0.09% 2 -50%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.64% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.63% 6 +200%

Zip Code 62515 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.1%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 62515 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9611010
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households390
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$62125
Income Under $50K Per Year38.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.80%
62515 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 18Darin LaHoodRepublican
Illinois District 13Rodney DavisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$79500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113754
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54a - Illinois/Indiana Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 62515 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16213141526165635543332242
Avg Max Temp (°F)34405264758487857967513963
Avg Precip (In.)1.731.853.123.634.233.883.943.652.992.783.062.6337.47
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Springfield, IL
CBSA Type62515
CBSA Population207610
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours