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ZIP Code 66542

Primary City:Tecumseh, KS (View All Cities)
County: Shawnee County
Timezone: Central (8:13pm)
Area code: 785 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.01, -95.56
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66542. 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 66542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66542, 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:
Tecumseh, KS

Stats and Demographics for the 66542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66542 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 66542 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,335
Population Density 103 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,325
Median Home Value $158,700
Land Area 32.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,272
Median Household Income $65,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59178169
5-99895193
10-1496116212
15-19122106228
20-247750127
25-29544498
30-346787154
35-3910077177
40-44100106206
45-49129150279
50-54162179341
55-59180187367
60-64136109245
65-698990179
70-747170141
75-794760107
80-84372865
85 Plus182947

Gender

 Male 1,674 50%
 Female 1,661 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,158 94.7%
 Black Or African American 34 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.9%
 Asian 16 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 37 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249312
25-3485893
35-4417520195
45-5429122313
55-6432317340
65-741753178
75-841065111
85 Plus28230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 953 75%
 Single Guardian 107 8%
 Singles 169 13%
 Singles With Roommate 43 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 881 69%
 Households with Kids 391 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1171330
2121830
3261137
4192342
5151530
6231538
7241741
8162036
9202848
1091726
11232043
12242852
13212950
14192241
15272956
16361955
17272148
18141529
19182240
20201535

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66542 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66542 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 66542 real estate data, the median home value of $158,700 is slightly less 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 66542. Rentals in 66542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,335 100%
 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 804 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 80 6%
 Households Vacant 53 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Sale Only 13 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 12%
 2 Bedroom 47 35%
 3+ Bedroom 70 53%
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 $65,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 66542 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 66542 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,155 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 644 25%
 No Earnings 802 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 1,155 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 644 25%
 No Earnings 802 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,453 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 60 4%
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 83 7%
 High School Graduate 600 51%
 Associate's degree 71 6%
 Bachelor's degree 380 32%
 Master's degree 32 3%
 Professional school degree 14 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 419 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66542

ZIP Code 66542 is in the Shawnee Heights School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66542.

Tecumseh North Elementary
314 SE Stanton Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shawnee Heights School District
Tecumseh South Elementary
3346 SE Tecumseh Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shawnee Heights School District
Shawnee Heights High School
4201 SE Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shawnee Heights School District
Shawnee Heights Middle School
4335 SE Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Shawnee Heights School District

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