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ZIP Code 67579

Primary City:Sterling, KS (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (5:55am)
Coordinates:38.2, -98.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 67579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 67579. 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 67579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 67579, 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:
Sterling, KS

Stats and Demographics for the 67579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 67579 is located in central Kansas and covers a large 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 67579 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 67579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,095
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,254
Median Home Value $84,100
Land Area 224.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,078
Median Household Income $50,550

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7894991972437571646185104112756656443321
Female7993821671836459686411895104717651624041
Total1571871813644261391301321252031992161461421071067362

Gender

 Male 1,578 51%
 Female 1,517 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,908 94.0%
 Black Or African American 60 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.7%
 Asian 15 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 65 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13821071811851339525
Renter424730483328209
Total5512913722921816111534

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 622 58%
 Single Guardian 115 11%
 Singles 298 28%
 Singles With Roommate 43 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 762 71%
 Households with Kids 316 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2316111415211917222519212014232119429258
Female1126141224132215192019171115191423417052
Total344225263934413241453838312942354283162110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 67579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 67579 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 67579 real estate data, the median home value of $84,100 is low 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 67579. Rentals in 67579 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 67579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,586 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 42 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 467 15%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 464 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 357 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 257 20%
 Households Vacant 176 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 25 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 71 24%
 2 Bedroom 151 50%
 3+ Bedroom 79 26%
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 $50,550 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 67579 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. More commuters in 67579 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 934 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 844 33%
 No Earnings 787 31%
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 934 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 844 33%
 No Earnings 787 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,260 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 8%
 Worked at Home 45 3%
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 43 4.7%
 High School Graduate 533 58.3%
 Associate's degree 48 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 201 22.0%
 Master's degree 72 7.9%
 Professional school degree 6 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 12 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 480 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 67579

ZIP Code 67579 is in the Sterling School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 67579.

Sterling Grade School
218 South 5th
Sterling, KS 67579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling School District
Sterling High School
308 East Washington
Sterling, KS 67579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sterling School District
Sterling Junior High School
412 North 5th St
Sterling, KS 67579
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sterling School District

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