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ZIP Code 46217

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (9:30pm)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.68, -86.20
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46217. 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 46217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46217, 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:
Southport

Stats and Demographics for the 46217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46217 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 46217 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46217 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,358
Population Density 1,367 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,039
Median Home Value $131,600
Land Area 21.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,424
Median Household Income $60,254

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0621,0121,0489288651,1901,1771,105992985950886749467343258188119
Female1,0251,0001,0289279701,2361,1841,0359821,0721,067979781523421365269170
Total2,0872,0122,0761,8551,8352,4262,3612,1401,9742,0572,0171,8651,530990764623457289

Gender

 Male 14,324 49%
 Female 15,034 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,710 91.0%
 Black Or African American 770 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 0.2%
 Asian 762 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 520 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 517 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1431,5491,7621,9131,792997690179
Renter398787475375213814921
Total5412,3362,2372,2882,0051,078739200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,205 54%
 Single Guardian 1,713 15%
 Singles 2,651 23%
 Singles With Roommate 855 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,450 65%
 Households with Kids 3,974 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male203221211209218194204185211202211212206217214210188190126150
Female195216194208199206198197200204194219206205209184211186137149
Total398437405417417400402382411406405431412422423394399376263299

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46217 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46217 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 46217 real estate data, the median home value of $131,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46217. Rentals in 46217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,352 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,363 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,662 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,399 20%
 Households Vacant 615 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 184 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.1%
 For Sale Only 159 25.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 8.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 182 29.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 1%
 1 Bedroom 694 32%
 2 Bedroom 878 40%
 3+ Bedroom 592 27%
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 $60,254 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46217 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 46217 can expect to fall in that range. 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 10,492 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,055 27%
 No Earnings 6,165 27%
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 10,492 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,055 27%
 No Earnings 6,165 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,034 94.0%
 Public transportation 22 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 32 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 2.3%
 Worked at Home 509 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 720 7.7%
 High School Graduate 5,041 54.0%
 Associate's degree 663 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,117 22.7%
 Master's degree 548 5.9%
 Professional school degree 179 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 65 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,174 72.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,112 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 502 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46217

ZIP Code 46217 is in the M S D Perry Township School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46217.

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
5241 Brehob Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
Glenns Valley Elementary School
8239 Morgantown Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
Rosa Parks-Edison Elementary
7525 Wellingshire Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
202 West Meridian School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
Perry Meridian Middle School
202 West Meridian School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
Perry Meridian High School
401 West Meridian School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: M S D Perry Township School District
St Roch Catholic School
3603 S Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Barnabas School
8300 Rahke Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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