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ZIP Code 62704

Primary City:Springfield, IL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Springfield
County: Sangamon County
Timezone: Central (5:41am)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.77, -89.69
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62704. 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 62704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62704, 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:
Jerome, Leland Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 62704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62704 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 62704 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 62704 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,831
Population Density 3,295 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,721
Median Home Value $127,900
Land Area 12.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,019
Median Household Income $51,502

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2271,0981,0391,0491,3531,6501,3761,1101,1681,2601,2791,3501,165775540452392339
Female1,2591,0919701,0761,4251,7061,3721,2231,1851,3931,5941,5931,415951760691698807
Total2,4862,1892,0092,1252,7783,3562,7482,3332,3532,6532,8732,9432,5801,7261,3001,1431,0901,146

Gender

 Male 18,622 47%
 Female 21,209 53%
Gender

Race

 White 32,900 82.6%
 Black Or African American 4,524 11.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.2%
 Asian 1,010 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 337 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 970 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1451,4811,7202,3122,7281,6361,216561
Renter1,0851,9731,1611,174863395327242
Total1,2303,4542,8813,4863,5912,0311,543803

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,921 36%
 Single Guardian 2,998 16%
 Singles 7,653 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,447 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,511 76%
 Households with Kids 4,508 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male249259215231237193218220230200207215214203201221233209185238
Female242257257238216239197218221196210207182175217215218200226260
Total491516472469453432415438451396417422396378418436451409411498

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62704 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62704 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 62704 real estate data, the median home value of $127,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62704. Rentals in 62704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,418 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 223 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 179 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,267 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,532 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,220 35%
 Households Vacant 1,702 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 836 49.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2.2%
 For Sale Only 269 15.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 127 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 395 23.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 216 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,999 28%
 2 Bedroom 3,704 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,245 17%
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 $51,502 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62704 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 62704 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 14,489 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,344 25%
 No Earnings 9,966 30%
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 14,489 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,344 25%
 No Earnings 9,966 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,516 90.9%
 Public transportation 463 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 734 3.6%
 Worked at Home 647 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 810 6%
 High School Graduate 5,534 42%
 Associate's degree 893 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,509 27%
 Master's degree 1,387 11%
 Professional school degree 798 6%
 Doctorate degree 212 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,515 68.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,518 23.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 566 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62704

ZIP Code 62704 is in the Springfield School District 186. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62704.

Elizabeth Graham Elementary School
900 West Edwards St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
1200 Outer Park Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Black Hawk Elementary School
2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Butler Elementary School
1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Dubois Elementary School
120 South Lincoln Ave
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Owen Marsh Elementary School
1100 Avon Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Sandburg Elementary School
2051 Wabash Ave
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
U S Grant Middle School
1800 West Monroe St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Early Learning Center
2501 South 1st St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Lawrence Education Center
101 East Laurel St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springfield School District 186
Springfield High School
101 South Lewis St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springfield School District 186
Springfield Learning Academy
101 East Laurel St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springfield School District 186
Blessed Sacrament
748 W Laurel St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ the King Elementary School
1920 Barberry Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran School
515 S Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Saviors Lutheran School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Baptist Academy
2812 S Walnut St
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori School House of Springfield
717 Rickard Rd
Springfield, IL 62704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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