Springfield, IL 62712 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Springfield, IL 62712

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 77
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,339
  • 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

Springfield, IL 62712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62712 to the other 1,349 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 363 73rd
Population Density1 # 431 68th
Diversity Index2 # 487 64th
Median Household Income # 105 92nd
Per Capita Income # 90 93rd

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Springfield, IL 62712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,511
Population in Households 10,346
Population in Familes 8,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 442
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 4,283
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,011
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,438 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 845 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $241,679
Average Home Value $286,387


Median Household Income $83,993
Average Household Income $101,086
Per Capita Income $41,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.32%
Households 0.48% 0.38%
Families 0.28% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.

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