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ZIP Code 46278

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:38am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.90, -86.30
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46278. 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 46278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46278, 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:
New Augusta
Unacceptable:
Traders Point

Stats and Demographics for the 46278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46278 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 46278 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46278 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,197
Population Density 628 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,211
Median Home Value $262,000
Land Area 13.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,053
Median Household Income $106,738

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24226830530913218721625229641540533824715887594428
Female252261314296129208257267326453439349253138106615446
Total4945296196052613954735196228688446875002961931209874

Gender

 Male 3,988 49%
 Female 4,209 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,306 64.7%
 Black Or African American 2,125 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 396 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 166 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 183 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1731152587364628013143
Renter6556847281481
Total2336659392067429413944

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,042 67%
 Single Guardian 315 10%
 Singles 546 18%
 Singles With Roommate 150 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,951 64%
 Households with Kids 1,102 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6545445249454964615468616854707776612527
Female4549535644445956585354647766787263473623
Total110949710893891081201191071221251451201481491391086150

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46278 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46278 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 46278 real estate data, the median home value of $262,000 is high 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 46278. Rentals in 46278 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,193 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,404 75%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 422 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 227 7%
 Households Vacant 158 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 60 38%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 59 25%
 3+ Bedroom 173 75%
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 $106,738 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46278 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 46278 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 3,021 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 23%
 No Earnings 1,376 24%
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 3,021 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 23%
 No Earnings 1,376 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,641 94.5%
 Public transportation 9 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 0.7%
 Worked at Home 175 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 46278 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 35 2%
 High School Graduate 490 21%
 Associate's degree 89 4%
 Bachelor's degree 984 43%
 Master's degree 335 15%
 Professional school degree 233 10%
 Doctorate degree 132 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,057 56.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 678 36.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 149 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46278

ZIP Code 46278 is in the In Connections Acad Virtual Pilot School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46278.

Indiana Connections Academy
6640 Intech Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: In Connections Acad Virtual Pilot School District
Fishback Creek Public Aca
8301 West 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Rhema Child Care Ministry & Pre-School
7880 Lafayette Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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