Springfield, OR 97478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Springfield, OR 97478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 424
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,276
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
  • County: Lane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.059, Longitude -122.896
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Springfield, OR 97478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,493
Population in Households 38,285
Population in Familes 30,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 14,513
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 10,210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,262 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,251 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 799 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $210,482
Average Home Value $265,099


Median Household Income $48,886
Average Household Income $62,242
Per Capita Income $23,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.65%
Households 0.46% 0.59%
Families 0.36% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, OR 97478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97478 to the other 428 ZIP Codes in Oregon 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 # 27 94th
Population Density1 # 124 71st
Diversity Index2 # 126 71st
Median Household Income # 181 58th
Per Capita Income # 267 38th

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