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ZIP Code 46516

Primary City:Elkhart, IN (View All Cities)
County: Elkhart County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:22pm)
Area code: 574 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.66, -85.97
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46516. 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 46516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46516, 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:
Elkhart, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46516 is located in north 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 46516 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46516 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,501
Population Density 1,887 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,209
Median Home Value $100,700
Land Area 17.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,113
Median Household Income $35,670

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
Male1,5501,3761,3441,2431,0491,1391,1721,1161,0971,1691,131995780511350231175109
Female1,4341,3381,2751,1791,1121,2251,1661,1191,1481,1051,166993828588439308300241
Total2,9842,7142,6192,4222,1612,3642,3382,2352,2452,2742,2971,9881,6081,099789539475350

Gender

 Male 16,537 49%
 Female 16,964 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,076 68.9%
 Black Or African American 5,055 15.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 182 0.5%
 Asian 293 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 3,638 10.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,240 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1089091,3241,5731,567948565179
Renter5171,2501,0241,00863629415061
Total6252,1592,3482,5812,2031,242715240

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,151 43%
 Single Guardian 2,930 24%
 Singles 3,219 27%
 Singles With Roommate 813 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,424 61%
 Households with Kids 4,689 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male324315311292272274297236297286268261246283263268274242196210
Female255288294301300296244234264281264230253247253256234233203231
Total579603605593572570541470561567532491499530516524508475399441

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46516 has a slightly less than average 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 46516 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46516 real estate data, the median home value of $100,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46516 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46516 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,128 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 87 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 286 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,437 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,736 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,940 35%
 Households Vacant 2,096 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 908 43.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.7%
 For Sale Only 243 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 2.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 838 40.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,422 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,686 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,602 33%
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 $35,670 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46516 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46516 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. More commuters in 46516 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 9,563 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,497 26%
 No Earnings 8,918 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 9,563 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,497 26%
 No Earnings 8,918 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,736 92.8%
 Public transportation 151 1.1%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 639 4.7%
 Worked at Home 159 1.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,145 21.3%
 High School Graduate 5,792 57.6%
 Associate's degree 659 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 859 8.5%
 Master's degree 388 3.9%
 Professional school degree 151 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 64 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,280 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 544 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,044 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46516

ZIP Code 46516 is in the Concord Community School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46516.

Concord East Side Elementary School
57156 Cr 13 South
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Concord Community School District
Concord Ox-Bow Elementary School
23525 Cr 45
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Concord Community School District
Beck Elementary School
818 McDonald St
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Riverview Elementary School
2509 Wood St
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
201 West Wolf Ave
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Elkhart Central High School
1 Blazer Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elkhart Community School District
St Vincent De Paul Elementary School
1114 S Main St
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Redeemer Community Christian School
24004 Old Us 20
Elkhart, IN 46516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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