ZIP Code 62545 - Mechanicsburg Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameMechanicsburg
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sangamon
Secondary County: Christian
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:1246
Racial Majority:White 96.33%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$56946
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67850
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time31.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range558 - 604 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.76682100, -89.39406000

Map of ZIP Code 62545 Border

Zip Code 62545 Description

Zip Code 62545 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 62545 is primarily located in Sangamon County. Portions of 62545 are also located in Christian County. The official US Postal Service name for 62545 is MECHANICSBURG, Illinois. Portions of zip code 62545 are contained within or border the city limits of Mechanicsburg, IL, . The area code for zip code 62545 is 217. 62545 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 62545 is 4.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 62545 increased to 1246 from 948 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 62545 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 62545 public schools is . % of students in 62545 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 867 96.33% 1216 -29%
 Black Or African American 18 2% 2 +800%
 Hispanic 9 1% 8 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 2 0.22% 10 -80%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0.22% 4 -50%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.22% 6 -67%

Zip Code 62545 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 62545 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1246948
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households472
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56946
Income Under $50K Per Year43.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.30%
62545 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 18Darin LaHoodRepublican
Illinois District 13Rodney DavisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$149750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$123540
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 62545 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16213142526165635544332242
Avg Max Temp (°F)34395164758487857967513963
Avg Precip (In.)1.751.873.143.644.243.893.923.622.992.773.112.6337.58
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Springfield, IL
CBSA Type62545
CBSA Population207610
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours