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ZIP Code 46228

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (1:22pm)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.84, -86.19
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46228. 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 46228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46228, 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:
Crows Nest, N Crows Nest, North Crows Nest, Spring Hills, Wynnedale

Stats and Demographics for the 46228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46228 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 46228 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46228 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,755
Population Density 1,843 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,428
Median Home Value $142,200
Land Area 8.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,009
Median Household Income $58,208

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42547552255340040842743246247855653140033323617711973
Female413418516472433450481476542592658621507377284206155147
Total8388931,0381,0258338589089081,0041,0701,2141,152907710520383274220

Gender

 Male 7,007 47%
 Female 7,748 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,346 43.0%
 Black Or African American 7,171 48.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.2%
 Asian 281 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 411 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 506 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner505068021,1091,098695406130
Renter175308212183155996417
Total2258141,0141,2921,253794470147

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,822 47%
 Single Guardian 1,101 18%
 Singles 1,691 28%
 Singles With Roommate 395 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,158 69%
 Households with Kids 1,851 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85769091851029810981931031011141111011101391188586
Female1019164878276807810295111998912211385107868166
Total186167154178167178178187183188214200203233214195246204166152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46228 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46228 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1990s. Looking at 46228 real estate data, the median home value of $142,200 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 46228. Rentals in 46228 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,676 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,880 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 916 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,213 19%
 Households Vacant 419 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 104 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 2%
 1 Bedroom 459 35%
 2 Bedroom 374 28%
 3+ Bedroom 458 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 $58,208 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46228 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. More commuters in 46228 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 4,891 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,742 23%
 No Earnings 4,245 36%
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 4,891 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,742 23%
 No Earnings 4,245 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,284 95.1%
 Public transportation 51 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 1.2%
 Worked at Home 178 2.7%
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 533 11%
 High School Graduate 2,014 43%
 Associate's degree 299 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,053 22%
 Master's degree 422 9%
 Professional school degree 270 6%
 Doctorate degree 119 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,129 73.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 606 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46228

ZIP Code 46228 is in the M S D Washington Township School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46228.

Crooked Creek Elementary School
2150 Kessler Blvd West Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Washington Township School District
Fox Hill Elementary School
802 Fox Hill Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Washington Township School District
St Monica Catholic School
6131 Michigan Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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