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ZIP Code 46208

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (9:09pm)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.83, -86.18
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46208. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 46208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46208, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Indianapolis, IN
Acceptable:
Rocky Ripple

Stats and Demographics for the 46208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46208 is located in central Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46208 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46208 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,239
Population Density 3,312 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,993
Median Home Value $108,300
Land Area 6.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,879
Median Household Income $31,999

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6275655899721,527787644572599688740599469317257168151130
Female6215625721,2461,902761663594598696745676557377326316275351
Total1,2481,1271,1612,2183,4291,5481,3071,1661,1971,3841,4851,2751,026694583484426481

Gender

 Male 10,401 47%
 Female 11,838 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,002 40.5%
 Black Or African American 12,242 55.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.2%
 Asian 215 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 167 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 556 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner55479665849851597529290
Renter6181,002723921653351190106
Total6731,4811,3881,7701,504948719396

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,113 24%
 Single Guardian 2,169 24%
 Singles 3,630 41%
 Singles With Roommate 967 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,770 76%
 Households with Kids 2,109 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1331121211251211229610811813511313492115105123107206431429
Female1381151499111210711611311410714211410510496108118299625575
Total2712272702162332292122212322422552481972192012312255051,0561,004

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46208 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 46208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46208 real estate data, the median home value of $108,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46208 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,605 88.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,546 11.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,973 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,342 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,564 38%
 Households Vacant 3,114 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,004 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 1%
 For Sale Only 396 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,610 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 261 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,403 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,540 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,567 33%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,999 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46208 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 46208 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 46208 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,821 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,525 35%
 No Earnings 6,442 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,821 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,525 35%
 No Earnings 6,442 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,757 80.5%
 Public transportation 477 4.9%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 963 10.0%
 Worked at Home 410 4.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 797 13%
 High School Graduate 3,140 51%
 Associate's degree 442 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,010 16%
 Master's degree 381 6%
 Professional school degree 257 4%
 Doctorate degree 172 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,368 66.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 867 24.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 352 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46208

ZIP Code 46208 is in the Fall Creek Academy. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46208.

Fall Creek Academy
2540 North Capital Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fall Creek Academy
Carpe Diem - Meridian Campus
2220 North Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carpe Diem - Meridian Campus School District
Flanner House Elementary School (charter)
2424 Dr Martin Luther King Jr
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flanner House Elementary School District
Elder W Diggs School 42
1002 West 25th St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
James Whitcomb Riley School 43
150 West 40th St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Shortridge Law & Pub Pol Mag Jr High School
3401 North Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Shortridge Law & Public Plcy Mg High School
3401 North Meridian
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
St Thomas Aquinas School
4600 N Illinois St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Angels Catholic School
2822 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Temple Christian Academy
430 W Fall Creek Parkway North Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Centres
563 W Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
International School of Indiana
4330 Michigan Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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