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ZIP Code 66609

Primary City:Topeka, KS (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Topeka
County: Shawnee County
Timezone: Central (12:56am)
Area code: 785 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.99, -95.66
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66609. 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 66609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66609, 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 66609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66609 is located in east Kansas 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 66609 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 small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66609 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,068
Population Density 588 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,285
Median Home Value $118,900
Land Area 12.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,952
Median Household Income $48,571

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male301265235226244216241219219219217219187137881084725
Female2812542342482582532352222162432752631991471121135943
Total58251946947450246947644143546249248238628420022110668

Gender

 Male 3,413 48%
 Female 3,655 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,463 77.3%
 Black Or African American 855 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 1.2%
 Asian 70 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 232 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 361 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3223332843247229818744
Renter1832651721419229404
Total21549850057356432722748

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,291 44%
 Single Guardian 569 19%
 Singles 895 30%
 Singles With Roommate 197 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,980 67%
 Households with Kids 972 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4664586350495552593845555542454346444849
Female4661576552585049454555514142536238395649
Total9212511512810210710510110483100106968498105848310498

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66609 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 66609 real estate data, the median home value of $118,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 66609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 66609 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,068 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,280 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 746 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 926 28%
 Households Vacant 333 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 227 68%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 49 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 443 38%
 2 Bedroom 418 35%
 3+ Bedroom 320 27%
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 $48,571 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 66609 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 66609 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 66609 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 2,868 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,685 27%
 No Earnings 1,597 26%
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 2,868 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,685 27%
 No Earnings 1,597 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,980 96%
 Public transportation 67 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 1%
 Worked at Home 54 1%
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 142 6.3%
 High School Graduate 1,398 62.3%
 Associate's degree 296 13.2%
 Bachelor's degree 240 10.7%
 Master's degree 137 6.1%
 Professional school degree 18 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,123 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 98 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66609

ZIP Code 66609 is in the Topeka Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66609.

Linn Student Support Center
200 SE 40th St
Topeka, KS 66609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Topeka Public Schools
Kennedy Academy
206 SE Lakewood Ct
Topeka, KS 66609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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