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ZIP Code 46601

Primary City:South Bend, IN (View All Cities)
County: St. Joseph County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:33am)
Area code: 574 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.67, -86.25
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46601. 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 46601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46601, 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:
South Bend, IN
Unacceptable:
S Bend, So Bend

Stats and Demographics for the 46601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46601 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 46601 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46601 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,090
Population Density 2,813 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,837
Median Home Value $87,100
Land Area 2.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,311
Median Household Income $16,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2432401972592492892642162262292492021639059302826
Female2282291981701982471991691511891881711109056806494
Total47146939542944753646338537741843737327318011511092120

Gender

 Male 3,259 54%
 Female 2,831 46%
Gender

Race

 White 2,511 41.2%
 Black Or African American 3,032 49.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 31 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 211 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 286 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner576103133113643412
Renter10737422733034517913376
Total11245033046345824316788

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 353 15%
 Single Guardian 552 24%
 Singles 1,258 54%
 Singles With Roommate 148 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,692 73%
 Households with Kids 619 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3562553741565547413149413343456156465151
Female4443534644524345453941413740333737382528
Total7910510883851089892867090827083789893847679

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46601 has a slightly higher 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 46601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46601 real estate data, the median home value of $87,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46601. Rentals in 46601 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,877 80.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 592 9.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 64 1.1%
 Nursing Facilities 42 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 515 8.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 383 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 157 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,771 62%
 Households Vacant 526 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 217 41.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.5%
 For Sale Only 22 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 248 47.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 165 9%
 1 Bedroom 799 43%
 2 Bedroom 458 25%
 3+ Bedroom 421 23%
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 $16,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46601 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. Residents in ZIP code 46601 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 46601 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 46601 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 1,200 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,326 29%
 No Earnings 2,095 45%
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 1,200 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,326 29%
 No Earnings 2,095 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,273 73.2%
 Public transportation 104 6.0%
 Taxicab 8 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 255 14.7%
 Worked at Home 98 5.6%
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 600 29%
 High School Graduate 972 47%
 Associate's degree 113 5%
 Bachelor's degree 125 6%
 Master's degree 211 10%
 Professional school degree 24 1%
 Doctorate degree 25 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 919 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 88 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 220 17.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46601

ZIP Code 46601 is in the South Bend Community School Corporation. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46601.

Madison Center
701 North Niles Ave
South Bend, IN 46601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Bend Community School Corporation
Juvenile Justice Center
1000 South Michigan Ave
South Bend, IN 46601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Bend Community School Corporation
Madison Primary Center
832 North Lafayette Blvd
South Bend, IN 46601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Bend Community School Corporation
South Bend Snap
215 South St Joseph St
South Bend, IN 46601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Bend Community School Corporation
The Montessori Center
1236 Lincoln Way E
South Bend, IN 46601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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