Springfield, IL 62712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Springfield, IL 62712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,357
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 17
  • County: Sangamon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.742, Longitude -89.594
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Springfield, IL 62712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,960
Population in Households 10,791
Population in Familes 9,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density1 385
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 4,483
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,583 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 900 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $270,053
Average Home Value $386,415


Median Household Income $86,915
Average Household Income $103,328
Per Capita Income $42,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.24%
Households 0.44% 0.32%
Families 0.2% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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 62712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62712 to the other 1,368 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 353 74th
Population Density1 # 421 69th
Diversity Index2 # 493 64th
Median Household Income # 97 93rd
Per Capita Income # 87 94th

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