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ZIP Code 46231

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:39am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.71, -86.33
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46231. 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 46231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46231, 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 46231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46231 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46231 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46231 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,440
Population Density 847 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,575
Median Home Value $115,200
Land Area 12.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,405
Median Household Income $63,340

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46044842543529532041939736836633629419513494513325
Female417434424415267358425461402420364318225155102753944
Total8778828498505626788448587707867006124202891961267269

Gender

 Male 5,095 49%
 Female 5,345 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,652 63.7%
 Black Or African American 2,275 21.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 608 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 509 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 368 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner525737397465272629429
Renter3210510185361851
Total846788408315632809930

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,011 59%
 Single Guardian 714 21%
 Singles 518 15%
 Singles With Roommate 162 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,775 52%
 Households with Kids 1,630 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86878411380949390918588106767080114811006068
Female867683918479103838593728879927811478915464
Total172163167204164173196173176178160194155162158228159191114132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46231 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 46231 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 46231 real estate data, the median home value of $115,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46231. Rentals in 46231 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,372 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,662 74%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 360 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 383 11%
 Households Vacant 170 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 70 41%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 1%
 3+ Bedroom 302 99%
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 $63,340 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46231 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46231 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 46231 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 4,168 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,767 22%
 No Earnings 2,249 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 4,168 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,767 22%
 No Earnings 2,249 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,199 96.9%
 Public transportation 49 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 1.6%
 Worked at Home 20 0.4%
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 262 8.1%
 High School Graduate 1,937 60.1%
 Associate's degree 270 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 620 19.2%
 Master's degree 98 3.0%
 Professional school degree 12 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,259 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 251 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 265 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46231

ZIP Code 46231 is in the M S D Wayne Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46231.

Bridgeport Elementary School
9035 West Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Wayne Township School District

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