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ZIP Code 62712

Primary City:Springfield, IL (View All Cities)
County: Sangamon County
Timezone: Central (12:15pm)
Area code: 217 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.74, -89.57
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 62712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 62712. 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 62712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 62712, 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 62712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 62712 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 62712 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 62712 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,302
Population Density 485 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,357
Median Home Value $191,500
Land Area 21.25 sq mi
Water Area 4.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,178
Median Household Income $84,485

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2633413723782732442733123694393894293752201621127843
Female2753543763322712602823093994524514413572301671159663
Total538695748710544504555621768891840870732450329227174106

Gender

 Male 5,072 49%
 Female 5,230 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,490 92.1%
 Black Or African American 374 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 272 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 53 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 105 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1827362984086445924159
Renter1802561271126626217
Total19852975695293048526266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,577 62%
 Single Guardian 370 9%
 Singles 1,026 25%
 Singles With Roommate 205 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,854 68%
 Households with Kids 1,324 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male47526263685967796861747485787076108675748
Female5153576362826970718088686575746875694638
Total9810511912613014113614913914116214215015314414418313610386

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 62712 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 62712 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 62712 real estate data, the median home value of $191,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 62712. Rentals in 62712 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 62712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,234 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 68 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,510 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 873 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 795 18%
 Households Vacant 179 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Sale Only 39 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 236 35%
 2 Bedroom 298 44%
 3+ Bedroom 149 22%
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 $84,485 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 62712 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 62712 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 4,025 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,767 23%
 No Earnings 1,947 25%
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 4,025 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,767 23%
 No Earnings 1,947 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,055 94.8%
 Public transportation 28 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 0.8%
 Worked at Home 207 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 62712 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 52 2%
 High School Graduate 1,201 36%
 Associate's degree 242 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,062 32%
 Master's degree 473 14%
 Professional school degree 267 8%
 Doctorate degree 54 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,439 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 302 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 179 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 62712

ZIP Code 62712 is in the Springfield School District 186. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 62712.

Hazel Dell Elementary School
850 West Lake Shore Dr
Springfield, IL 62712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 186
Sangamon County Learning Academy
2201 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sangamon Roe School District
Capital Area Career Center
2201 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Capital Area Career Center School District
Capital Area School of Nursing
2201 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Capital Area Career Center School District
The Hope School Learning Center
15 E Hazel Dell Ln
Springfield, IL 62712
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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