Zip Code 62520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDawson
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sangamon
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:1529
Racial Majority:White 97.79%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$64514
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65800
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range564 - 614 ft.
Area19 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.82423800, -89.45440800

Zip Code 62520 Description

Zip Code 62520 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 62520 is primarily located in Sangamon County. The official US Postal Service name for 62520 is DAWSON, Illinois. Portions of zip code 62520 are contained within or border the city limits of Dawson, IL, Mechanicsburg, IL, . The area code for zip code 62520 is 217. 62520 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 62520 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 62520 increased to 1529 from 1451 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 62520 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 62520 public schools is . % of students in 62520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1327 97.79% 1500 -12%
 Black Or African American 18 1.33% 8 +125%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.88% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0% 11 -100%

Zip Code 62520 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 62520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population15291451
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households609
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64514
Income Under $50K Per Year34.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year44.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.90%
62520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 18Darin LaHoodRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Illinois Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$179600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$117649
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 62520 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17213142526165635544332242
Avg Max Temp (°F)34395264758487857967513863
Avg Precip (In.)1.71.843.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Springfield, IL
CBSA Type62520
CBSA Population207610
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours