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ZIP Code 46256

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:16am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.90, -85.99
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46256. 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 46256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46256, 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:
Castleton

Stats and Demographics for the 46256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46256 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 46256 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46256 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,647
Population Density 2,113 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,593
Median Home Value $185,300
Land Area 11.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,021
Median Household Income $71,759

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male729679774821707849778663754923994859712412303214149109
Female6686927288016888687057038631,0121,100946781502347291260263
Total1,3971,3711,5021,6221,3951,7171,4831,3661,6171,9352,0941,8051,493914650505409372

Gender

 Male 11,429 48%
 Female 12,218 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,685 79.0%
 Black Or African American 3,069 13.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.2%
 Asian 664 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 583 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 585 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner337861,1641,9011,728854484118
Renter50586252040928314812799
Total5381,6481,6842,3102,0111,002611217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,087 51%
 Single Guardian 1,253 13%
 Singles 3,051 30%
 Singles With Roommate 630 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,111 71%
 Households with Kids 2,910 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13312715913614113713313513316014012915718817019118818290134
Female121136129136133147134143135139146150138155176192165154114113
Total254263288272274284267278268299286279295343346383353336204247

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46256 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46256 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 46256 real estate data, the median home value of $185,300 is slightly higher 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 46256. Rentals in 46256 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,451 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 159 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 12 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,742 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,326 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,953 28%
 Households Vacant 572 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Sale Only 119 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 6%
 1 Bedroom 985 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,145 40%
 3+ Bedroom 589 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 $71,759 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46256 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. Most commuters in 46256 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 8,991 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,071 27%
 No Earnings 4,834 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 8,991 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,071 27%
 No Earnings 4,834 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,769 93.0%
 Public transportation 91 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 216 1.7%
 Worked at Home 583 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 46256 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 257 3%
 High School Graduate 2,481 33%
 Associate's degree 370 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,982 40%
 Master's degree 930 12%
 Professional school degree 300 4%
 Doctorate degree 165 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,564 64.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,123 28.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 319 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46256

ZIP Code 46256 is in the M S D Lawrence Township School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46256.

Mckenzie Career Center
7250 East 75th St
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Crestview Elementary School
7600 East 71st St
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Mary Evelyn Castle Elementary School
8502 East 82nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
Hope Academy
8102 Clearvista Pky
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hope Academy
Lawrence North High School
7802 North Hague Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: M S D Lawrence Township School District
The Hutson School
7245 E 75th St
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Abundant Life Preschool
7606 E 82nd St
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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