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ZIP Code 62701

Primary City:Springfield, IL (View All Cities)
County: Sangamon County
Timezone: Central (4:50am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.801, -89.650
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62701. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 62701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62701, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Springfield, IL

Stats and Demographics for the 62701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62701 is located in central Illinois and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 62701 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62701 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,152
Population Density 3,019 people per sq mi
Housing Units 758
Land Area 0.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 655
Median Household Income $25,114

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9891610111577635574555218197443
Female44535753282224303638343814202429
Total1312141915816810585791049190525721242832

Gender

 Male 689 60%
 Female 463 40%
Gender

Race

 White 748 64.9%
 Black Or African American 322 28.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 38 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 23 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22003050
Renter6212970117113764432
Total6413170117116764932

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 38 6%
 Single Guardian 41 6%
 Singles 513 78%
 Singles With Roommate 63 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 623 95%
 Households with Kids 32 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male230014210023310214911
Female02100001311111000213
Total2510142231344202161014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 62701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 62701 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 824 72%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 295 26%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6 0.8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6 0.8%
 Renter Occupied Households 643 84.8%
 Households Vacant 103 13.6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 16%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 453 68%
 2 Bedroom 198 30%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $25,114 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62701 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 62701 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 62701 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 62701 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 421 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 26%
 No Earnings 387 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 421 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 26%
 No Earnings 387 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 317 68%
 Public transportation 13 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 135 29%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 90 15.3%
 High School Graduate 247 41.9%
 Associate's degree 30 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 153 25.9%
 Master's degree 60 10.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 6 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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