Topeka, KS 66605 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66605: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Topeka, KS 66605

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 352
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,554
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 179
  • County: Shawnee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.015, Longitude -95.635
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Topeka, KS 66605 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,292
Population in Households 20,189
Population in Familes 16,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 2,166
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 7,430
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 5,294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,889 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,541 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 681 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $98,093
Average Home Value $118,245


Median Household Income $43,694
Average Household Income $58,851
Per Capita Income $21,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.15%
Households 0.02% 0.04%
Families -0.06% -0.01%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Topeka, KS 66605 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66605 to the other 696 ZIP Codes in Kansas 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 # 42 94th
Population Density1 # 34 95th
Diversity Index2 # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 481 31st
Per Capita Income # 583 16th

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