Springfield, IL 62704 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62704: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Springfield, IL 62704

Acceptable Alternative
Jerome, IL 62704
Leland Grove, IL 62704

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,644
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,353
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,184
  • County: Sangamon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.773, Longitude -89.684
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Springfield, IL 62704 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,244
Population in Households 38,846
Population in Familes 26,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 398
Population Density1 3,341
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 18,872
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 9,578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,093 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,779 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,911 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $123,422
Average Home Value $156,125


Median Household Income $50,604
Average Household Income $70,334
Per Capita Income $34,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.05%
Households 0.06% 0.06%
Families -0.25% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Springfield, IL 62704 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62704 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 81 94th
Population Density1 # 165 88th
Diversity Index2 # 318 77th
Median Household Income # 833 40th
Per Capita Income # 217 84th

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