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ZIP Code 46542

Primary City:Milford, IN (View All Cities)
County: Kosciusko County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:59pm)
Coordinates:41.39, -85.88
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46542. 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 46542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46542, 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:
Milford, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46542 is located in northeast 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 46542 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 families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46542 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,198
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,630
Median Home Value $114,700
Land Area 51.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,491
Median Household Income $51,090

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1831841761781141211201181391451421531128160483328
Female1521491511441221171231331441371591261099252584451
Total3353333273222362382432512832823012792211731121067779

Gender

 Male 2,135 51%
 Female 2,063 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,897 92.8%
 Black Or African American 15 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 225 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner271382112682591558429
Renter318367453725248
Total5822127831329618010837

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 919 62%
 Single Guardian 210 14%
 Singles 311 21%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 949 64%
 Households with Kids 542 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3437364546343730372941303442403728462720
Female3130263325362921383329283130323031341728
Total6567627871706651756270586572726759804448

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46542 has a small 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 46542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46542 real estate data, the median home value of $114,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46542 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46542 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,151 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 780 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 391 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 320 20%
 Households Vacant 139 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 19.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 12 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 31.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 52 18%
 2 Bedroom 134 46%
 3+ Bedroom 107 37%
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 $51,090 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46542 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 46542 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 1,114 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 32%
 No Earnings 747 27%
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 1,114 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 32%
 No Earnings 747 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,609 94.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 2.3%
 Worked at Home 54 3.2%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 195 16.5%
 High School Graduate 841 71.0%
 Associate's degree 56 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 63 5.3%
 Master's degree 24 2.0%
 Professional school degree 6 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 666 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 107 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46542

ZIP Code 46542 is in the Wawasee Community School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46542.

Milford School
611 West Emeline St
Milford, IN 46542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wawasee Community School Corporation
Maple Grove Amish School
4968 W 900 N
Milford, IN 46542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gravelton Parochial School
13397 N 400 W
Milford, IN 46542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Hastings
5630 W 1100 N
Milford, IN 46542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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