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ZIP Code 46226

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:27am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.84, -86.05
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46226. 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 46226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46226, 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:
Lawrence

Stats and Demographics for the 46226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46226 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 46226 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 46226 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,904
Population Density 3,046 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,985
Median Home Value $84,900
Land Area 14.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,563
Median Household Income $34,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6171,7361,7001,7101,4031,4081,3021,2371,2511,3661,3871,1741,003760557400268186
Female1,6571,6371,6281,7561,5981,6721,5491,4831,4661,5621,7151,5111,222980686534437346
Total3,2743,3733,3283,4663,0013,0802,8512,7202,7172,9283,1022,6852,2251,7401,243934705532

Gender

 Male 20,465 47%
 Female 23,439 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,196 32.3%
 Black Or African American 25,783 58.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 132 0.3%
 Asian 233 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 2,121 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,407 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner787771,3242,0032,1521,574956276
Renter1,0122,2441,8211,59298746522775
Total1,0903,0213,1453,5953,1392,0391,183351

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,308 30%
 Single Guardian 5,775 33%
 Singles 5,476 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,004 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,407 65%
 Households with Kids 6,156 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male274328358327352366356311351393364317293333321372375345297281
Female311349334354299300349348341347328312310331325336366375354328
Total585677692681651666705659692740692629603664646708741720651609

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46226 has a slightly less 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 46226 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 46226 real estate data, the median home value of $84,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,734 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 66 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 89 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,049 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,091 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,423 42%
 Households Vacant 2,422 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,217 50.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 1.7%
 For Sale Only 250 10.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 869 35.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 419 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,764 20%
 2 Bedroom 3,549 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3,084 35%
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 $34,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46226 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. 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 46226 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 12,240 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,728 29%
 No Earnings 11,942 35%
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 12,240 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,728 29%
 No Earnings 11,942 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,202 93.3%
 Public transportation 266 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 71 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 418 2.3%
 Worked at Home 490 2.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,888 22.9%
 High School Graduate 7,338 58.3%
 Associate's degree 660 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,188 9.4%
 Master's degree 299 2.4%
 Professional school degree 79 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 133 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,255 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 964 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,326 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46226

ZIP Code 46226 is in the Monument Lighthouse Charter School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46226.

Monument Lighthouse Charter Schl
4002 Franklin Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monument Lighthouse Charter School District
Hoosier Academy - Indianapolis
5640 Caito Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hoosier Academy - Indianapolis
Charles W Fairbanks School 105
8620 Montery Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Floro Torrence School 83
5050 East 42nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
George H Fisher School 93
7151 East 35th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Robert Lee Frost School 106
5301 Roxbury Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Belzer Middle School
7555 East 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Brook Park Elementary School
5259 North David St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Harrison Hill Elementary School
7510 East 53rd St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Arlington Community High School
4825 North Arlington Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edpower Arlington School District
Lawrence Central High School
7300 East 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
St Lawrence Catholic School
6950 E 46th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cathedral High School
5225 E 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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