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ZIP Code 46517

Primary City:Elkhart, IN (View All Cities)
County: Elkhart County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (1:34pm)
Area code: 574 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.61, -85.98
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46517. 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 46517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46517, 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
Unacceptable:
Concord, Dunlap

Stats and Demographics for the 46517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46517 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46517 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46517 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,764
Population Density 646 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,096
Median Home Value $114,800
Land Area 36.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,104
Median Household Income $41,247

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male957912972874825830857834873838719686503417241223181134
Female920928845836676794799794777768744684586400322324319372
Total1,8771,8401,8171,7101,5011,6241,6561,6281,6501,6061,4631,3701,089817563547500506

Gender

 Male 11,876 50%
 Female 11,888 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,316 72.9%
 Black Or African American 2,667 11.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.5%
 Asian 178 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 2,752 11.6%
 Two Or More Races 725 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner555391,0191,2051,088668482174
Renter345805610433292158128103
Total4001,3441,6291,6381,380826610277

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,046 50%
 Single Guardian 1,669 21%
 Singles 1,957 24%
 Singles With Roommate 432 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,882 60%
 Households with Kids 3,222 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158190199222192179173180188208194183201186165183186182158152
Female185194194191200173169186200179174161167164159177181174145135
Total343384393413392352342366388387368344368350324360367356303287

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46517 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46517 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 46517 real estate data, the median home value of $114,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46517 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,256 93.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 995 4.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 502 2.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,867 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,363 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,874 32%
 Households Vacant 992 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 618 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 133 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 143 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,067 37%
 2 Bedroom 847 30%
 3+ Bedroom 802 28%
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 $41,247 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46517 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, 46517 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 46517 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 6,465 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,870 28%
 No Earnings 6,211 35%
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 6,465 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,870 28%
 No Earnings 6,211 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,958 94.1%
 Public transportation 26 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 85 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 334 3.5%
 Worked at Home 113 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 1,505 19.9%
 High School Graduate 4,603 61.0%
 Associate's degree 424 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 769 10.2%
 Master's degree 207 2.7%
 Professional school degree 39 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,169 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 271 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 871 16.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46517

ZIP Code 46517 is in the Baugo Community School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46517.

Jimtown Elementary School
58901 Cr 3 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baugo Community School District
Jimtown Intermediate School
58703 Cr 3 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baugo Community School District
Concord South Side Elementary School
23702 Arlene Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Concord Community School District
Concord West Side Elementary School
230 West Mishawaka Rd
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Concord Community School District
Concord Intermediate School
59197 Cr 13 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Concord Community School District
Hawthorne Elementary School
501 West Lusher Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Monger Elementary School
1100 East Hively Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Jimtown High School
59021 Cr 3 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baugo Community School District
Jimtown Junior High School
58903 Cr 3 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Baugo Community School District
Concord Community High School
59117 Minuteman Way
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Concord Community School District
Concord Junior High School
59397 Cr 11 South
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Concord Community School District
Pierre Moran Middle School
200 West Lusher Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Elkhart Community School District
Elkhart Christian Academy
25943 County Road 22
Elkhart, IN 46517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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