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ZIP Code 46254

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:37am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.85, -86.27
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46254. 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 46254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46254, 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:
Eagle Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 46254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46254 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 46254 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46254 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,095
Population Density 2,789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,562
Median Home Value $115,300
Land Area 13.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,070
Median Household Income $40,046

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7861,4761,3581,3921,3301,6721,6071,3821,1851,0941,0497766063522121368767
Female1,7141,4971,3611,2461,5962,0201,8561,6861,3821,4071,3691,168826488326264178144
Total3,5002,9732,7192,6382,9263,6923,4633,0682,5672,5012,4181,9441,432840538400265211

Gender

 Male 17,567 46%
 Female 20,528 54%
Gender

Race

 White 11,993 31.5%
 Black Or African American 19,769 51.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.3%
 Asian 1,165 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 3,708 9.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,355 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner861,2951,6951,8791,50463027367
Renter1,2182,8081,8901,32378636918859
Total1,3044,1033,5853,2022,290999461126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,748 30%
 Single Guardian 4,384 27%
 Singles 5,791 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,147 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,293 64%
 Households with Kids 5,777 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male361367355335282297316280301317288279235239268251271282320268
Female348359331302305324300259309280288294261238270253248243232278
Total709726686637587621616539610597576573496477538504519525552546

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46254 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 46254 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 46254 real estate data, the median home value of $115,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46254 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46254 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,970 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,744 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 685 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,641 49%
 Households Vacant 1,492 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 930 62.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2.0%
 For Sale Only 234 15.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 241 16.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 469 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,733 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,216 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,597 20%
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 $40,046 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46254 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 46254 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 13,284 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,376 27%
 No Earnings 7,112 26%
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 13,284 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,376 27%
 No Earnings 7,112 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,934 94.1%
 Public transportation 363 2.0%
 Taxicab 44 0.2%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 292 1.6%
 Worked at Home 346 1.9%
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 1,289 13%
 High School Graduate 5,320 53%
 Associate's degree 716 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,923 19%
 Master's degree 382 4%
 Professional school degree 271 3%
 Doctorate degree 87 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,804 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 941 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 851 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46254

ZIP Code 46254 is in the Indiana Math and Science Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46254.

Indiana Math & Science Academy
4575 West 38th St
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Indiana Math and Science Academy
Jonathan Jennings School 109
6150 Gateway Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Indianapolis Public Schools
Guion Creek Elementary School
4301 West 52nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Guion Creek Middle School
4401 West 52nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Snacks Crossing Elementary School
5455 West 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Eagle Creek Elementary School
6905 West 46th St
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Deer Run Elementary
5401 North High School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District

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