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ZIP Code 46218

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: United Northeast
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (2:21pm)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.81, -86.10
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46218. 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 46218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46218, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 46218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46218 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 46218 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46218 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,028
Population Density 3,077 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,978
Median Home Value $60,100
Land Area 9.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,573
Median Household Income $25,666

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0821,1021,0151,1369137877897498671,0081,088830594520431333221140
Female1,0471,0201,0059859289629569138921,1341,175997770818622499372328
Total2,1292,1222,0202,1211,8411,7491,7451,6621,7592,1422,2631,8271,3641,3381,053832593468

Gender

 Male 13,605 47%
 Female 15,423 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,447 18.8%
 Black Or African American 21,968 75.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 73 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 845 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 605 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner684127331,2231,2851,282872269
Renter3711,2671,1061,23175543419768
Total4391,6791,8392,4542,0401,7161,069337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,643 23%
 Single Guardian 4,526 39%
 Singles 3,641 31%
 Singles With Roommate 763 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,779 67%
 Households with Kids 3,794 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male204237248192228248205216205230201212200172210236255231204226
Female202206220192182210210201217224194211164212198198207205177193
Total406443468384410458415417422454395423364384408434462436381419

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46218 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46218 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 46218 real estate data, the median home value of $60,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,639 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 172 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,149 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,995 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,429 36%
 Households Vacant 3,405 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,125 33.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 1.4%
 For Sale Only 212 6.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,964 57.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 2%
 1 Bedroom 526 9%
 2 Bedroom 2,750 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,665 44%
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 $25,666 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46218 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. Residents in ZIP code 46218 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46218 has very few people that work at home. 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 46218 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,864 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,084 27%
 No Earnings 10,939 48%
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 5,864 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,084 27%
 No Earnings 10,939 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,275 86.8%
 Public transportation 895 9.4%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 191 2.0%
 Worked at Home 147 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,458 28.8%
 High School Graduate 5,044 59.1%
 Associate's degree 345 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 489 5.7%
 Master's degree 125 1.5%
 Professional school degree 61 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,127 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 396 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 716 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46218

ZIP Code 46218 is in the Andrew Academy. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46218.

Andrew Academy
4050 East 38th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Andrew Academy
Anna Brochhausen School 88
5801 East 16th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Arlington Woods Elementary School
5801 East 30th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
James Russell Lowell School 51
3426 Roosevelt Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Joyce Kilmer School 69
3421 North Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Little Peoples Prep
5935 E 27th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jewel Childcare Preschool & Kindergarten
5750 E 30th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greater Morning Star Preparatory Christian School
5502 E 36th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muhammad'S School
2248 E 38th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Word & Knowledge Christian Academy
3045 N Arlington Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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