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ZIP Code 97478

Primary City:Springfield, OR (View All Cities)
County: Lane County
Timezone: Pacific (7:19pm)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -122.8
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97478. 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 97478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97478, 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, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97478 is located in west Oregon and covers a slightly higher 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 97478 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97478 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,011
Population Density 227 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,675
Median Home Value $193,800
Land Area 162.72 sq mi
Water Area 1.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,007
Median Household Income $49,088

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2781,2901,3431,2801,1091,2771,2441,1461,2281,3141,2671,3341,095777559352238192
Female1,1741,1751,2411,2071,0201,3541,2261,2141,2191,3621,4131,3801,136818549370388442
Total2,4522,4652,5842,4872,1292,6312,4702,3602,4472,6762,6802,7142,2311,5951,108722626634

Gender

 Male 18,323 50%
 Female 18,688 50%
Gender

Race

 White 33,026 89.2%
 Black Or African American 260 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 463 1.3%
 Asian 354 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 78 0.2%
 Other Race 1,353 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,477 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner959501,4922,0352,3021,441739259
Renter4761,328973846530239161141
Total5712,2782,4652,8812,8321,680900400

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,273 52%
 Single Guardian 2,657 19%
 Singles 2,966 21%
 Singles With Roommate 1,111 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,153 65%
 Households with Kids 4,854 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male253235285251271254217285263269284263258269261238286261234230
Female256237242239215217240265238229266235257254270242252224219195
Total509472527490486471457550501498550498515523531480538485453425

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97478 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 97478 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 97478 real estate data, the median home value of $193,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97478 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97478 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,785 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 32 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 178 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,879 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,434 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,694 32%
 Households Vacant 668 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 37.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.3%
 For Sale Only 188 28.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 9.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 20.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 1%
 1 Bedroom 458 10%
 2 Bedroom 2,027 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,999 44%
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 $49,088 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97478 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 97478 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 10,737 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,572 29%
 No Earnings 10,486 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 10,737 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,572 29%
 No Earnings 10,486 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,786 88.8%
 Public transportation 328 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 50 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 381 2.3%
 Worked at Home 1,100 6.6%
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 1,565 12.8%
 High School Graduate 7,646 62.7%
 Associate's degree 1,030 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,254 10.3%
 Master's degree 493 4.0%
 Professional school degree 88 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 109 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,147 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 882 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 965 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97478

ZIP Code 97478 is in the Springfield School District 19. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97478.

Douglas Gardens Elementary School
3680 Jasper Rd
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Mt Vernon Elementary School
935 Filbert Ln
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Thurston Elementary School
7345 Thurston Rd
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Walterville Elementary School
40589 McKenzie Hwy
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Thurston Middle School
6300 Thurston Rd
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Riverbend Elementary School
320 51st St
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Agnes Stewart Middle School
900 South 32nd St
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Ridgeview Elementary School
526 66th St
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Springfield School District 19
Thurston High School
333 58th St
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Springfield School District 19
Childrens Choice Montessori School-Main St
5005 Main St
Springfield, OR 97478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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