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ZIP Code 62703

Primary City:Springfield, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Springfield
County: Sangamon County
Timezone: Central (10:16pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.76, -89.63
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62703. 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 62703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62703, 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
Acceptable:
Southern View

Stats and Demographics for the 62703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62703 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 62703 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62703 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,333
Population Density 1,970 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,925
Median Home Value $84,000
Land Area 15.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,224
Median Household Income $35,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1181,1151,0081,1851,2321,0899618068029741,004862645476323268236166
Female1,0891,1101,0151,2421,3391,2271,0468948171,0351,132967826606487437378416
Total2,2072,2252,0232,4272,5712,3162,0071,7001,6192,0092,1361,8291,4711,082810705614582

Gender

 Male 14,270 47%
 Female 16,063 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,521 57.8%
 Black Or African American 11,138 36.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.2%
 Asian 354 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 190 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,053 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1319789691,5491,533984746283
Renter5641,289911937642345212151
Total6952,2671,8802,4862,1751,329958434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,573 29%
 Single Guardian 3,472 28%
 Singles 4,294 35%
 Singles With Roommate 885 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,355 68%
 Households with Kids 3,869 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male197227254216254208211219223210193199198208197235228246279282
Female224250230192230240204203233212202221186194203215246264314313
Total421477484408484448415422456422395420384402400450474510593595

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62703 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62703 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 62703 real estate data, the median home value of $84,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 62703 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 62703 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,604 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 128 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.5%
 Other Institutional 105 0.3%
 College Student Housing 1,024 3.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 333 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,832 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,341 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,051 36%
 Households Vacant 1,701 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 618 36.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.7%
 For Sale Only 228 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 94 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 2.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 715 42.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 332 6%
 1 Bedroom 805 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,473 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,610 31%
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 $35,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 62703 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 62703 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 8,136 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,938 29%
 No Earnings 8,473 36%
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 8,136 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,938 29%
 No Earnings 8,473 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,033 87.6%
 Public transportation 604 4.8%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 30 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 623 4.9%
 Worked at Home 296 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,445 17.1%
 High School Graduate 4,797 56.6%
 Associate's degree 675 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,064 12.6%
 Master's degree 366 4.3%
 Professional school degree 57 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 69 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,427 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 499 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 661 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62703

ZIP Code 62703 is in the Sangamon Area Spec Ed School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62703.

Sased Central-Proj Ican & Pace
2500 Taylor Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sangamon Area Spec Ed School District
Springfield Ball Charter School
2530 East Ash St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Iles Elementary School
1700 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Laketown Elementary School
1825 Lee St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Lincoln Magnet School
300 South 11th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Matheny-Withrow Elementary School
1200 South Pope Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Southern View Elementary School
3338 South 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Washington Middle School
2300 East Jackson St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Jefferson Middle School
3001 South Allis St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Feitshans Academy
1101 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Harvard Park Elementary School
2501 South 11th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Edwin a Lee Elementary School
1201 Bunn Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Capital College Preparatory Academy
1101 South 15th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Springfield Southeast High School
2350 East Ash St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springfield School District 186
Cathedral School
815 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Patrick Catholic School
1800 South Grand Ave E
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concordia Lutheran School
2300 E Wilshire Rd
Springfield, IL 62703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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