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ZIP Code 66605

Primary City:Topeka, KS (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Topeka
County: Shawnee County
Timezone: Central (5:43am)
Area code: 785 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.01, -95.63
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66605. 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 66605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66605, 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:
Topeka, KS

Stats and Demographics for the 66605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66605 is located in northeast Kansas 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 66605 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66605 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,919
Population Density 1,996 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,018
Median Home Value $96,500
Land Area 9.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,371
Median Household Income $44,562

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male84786179769451157160457455861563257953535328222511784
Female860815824711582691704601593692718687593426350276213144
Total1,7071,6761,6211,4051,0931,2621,3081,1751,1511,3071,3501,2661,128779632501330228

Gender

 Male 9,439 47%
 Female 10,480 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,066 65.6%
 Black Or African American 3,861 19.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 1.3%
 Asian 115 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 1,440 7.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,170 5.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner715767681,1021,141743493121
Renter28462345939327816810546
Total3551,1991,2271,4951,419911598167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,457 47%
 Single Guardian 1,822 25%
 Singles 1,721 23%
 Singles With Roommate 371 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,466 61%
 Households with Kids 2,905 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male198152184169175174164182166188163155146145136163153137105119
Female160178187164178159150156172182164161162155157150142142120103
Total358330371333353333314338338370327316308300293313295279225222

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66605 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66605 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 66605 real estate data, the median home value of $96,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 66605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 66605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,812 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 78 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,515 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,500 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,356 29%
 Households Vacant 647 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 106 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 282 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 385 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,499 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,068 36%
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 $44,562 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 66605 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. More commuters in 66605 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,267 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,780 25%
 No Earnings 5,319 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 6,267 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,780 25%
 No Earnings 5,319 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,107 95.4%
 Public transportation 44 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 1.8%
 Worked at Home 190 2.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,018 16.3%
 High School Graduate 3,920 62.9%
 Associate's degree 288 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 665 10.7%
 Master's degree 252 4.0%
 Professional school degree 31 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 58 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,069 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 409 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 686 13.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66605

ZIP Code 66605 is in the Shawnee Heights School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66605.

Shawnee Heights Elementary
2410 SE Burton Dr
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shawnee Heights School District
Avondale East Elementary
455 SE Golf Park Blvd
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Topeka Public Schools
Highland Park Central
2717 SE Illinois Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Topeka Public Schools
Ross Elementary
1400 SE 34th St
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Topeka Public Schools
Eisenhower Middle School
3305 SE Minnesota Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Topeka Public Schools
Highland Park High School
2424 SE California Ave
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Topeka Public Schools
St Matthew Catholic School
1000 SE 28th St
Topeka, KS 66605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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