Zip Code 62629 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChatham
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sangamon
Area Code217 / 447
Current Population:12949
Racial Majority: 91.03%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$75656
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83160
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range561 - 623 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.67193200, -89.71876200

Zip Code 62629 Description

Zip Code 62629 is located in the state of Illinois in the Champaign - Springfield metro area. Zip code 62629 is primarily located in Sangamon County. The official US Postal Service name for 62629 is CHATHAM, Illinois. Portions of zip code 62629 are contained within or border the city limits of Chatham, IL, Springfield, IL, . The area code for zip code 62629 is 217. 62629 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 62629 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 62629 increased to 12949 from 9543 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 62629 is while the majority ethnicity attending 62629 public schools is White. 20.9% of students in 62629 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12236 91.03% 11926 +3%
 Black Or African American 189 1.41% 292 -35%
 Hispanic 464 3.45% 257 +81%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.04% 13 -62%
 Asian 108 0.8% 253 -57%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 10 1.4% 10 +1780%
 Two Or More Races 190 1.87% 190 +33%

Zip Code 62629 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.8%
 Black Or African American 5.4%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 4.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 62629 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population129499543
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households4891
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$75656
Income Under $50K Per Year27.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year45.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.50%
62629 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 18Darin LaHoodRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$165373
Average Real Estate Sale Price$196489
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 62629 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17223242536266635544332343
Avg Max Temp (°F)34405264758487857968523963
Avg Precip (In.)1.771.933.23.634.293.853.723.333.022.693.22.637.24
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Springfield, IL
CBSA Type62629
CBSA Population207610
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
Springfield Lake Shore Improvement
Piper Glen