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ZIP Code 46738

Primary City:Garrett, IN (View All Cities)
County: De Kalb County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (12:22pm)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.32, -85.14
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46738. 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 46738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46738, 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:
Garrett, IN
Unacceptable:
Altona, Butler Center, Cedar Creek, Dutch Town, Keyser

Stats and Demographics for the 46738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46738 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 46738 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46738 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,918
Population Density 303 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,225
Median Home Value $87,400
Land Area 26.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,949
Median Household Income $42,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male303295306307211216274281267305261220195151101635142
Female2783133313142362462552712712832642522071491158688110
Total581608637621447462529552538588525472402300216149139152

Gender

 Male 3,849 49%
 Female 4,069 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,619 96.2%
 Black Or African American 36 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.4%
 Asian 31 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.2%
 Other Race 76 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 115 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5631142253342427616076
Renter8115014712087513322
Total13746156965351132719398

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,490 51%
 Single Guardian 579 20%
 Singles 749 25%
 Singles With Roommate 131 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,829 62%
 Households with Kids 1,120 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5656695855477064597573524561745855784243
Female4260575565566561666660717163696373604944
Total981161261131201031351251251411331231161241431211281389187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46738 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 46738 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46738 real estate data, the median home value of $87,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46738 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46738 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,782 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 68 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,600 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 658 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 691 21%
 Households Vacant 276 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 66 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 6%
 1 Bedroom 122 16%
 2 Bedroom 394 52%
 3+ Bedroom 192 25%
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 $42,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46738 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, 46738 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 46738 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,245 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,509 26%
 No Earnings 2,065 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 2,245 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,509 26%
 No Earnings 2,065 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,139 97.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 2.0%
 Worked at Home 24 0.7%
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 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 355 14.0%
 High School Graduate 1,639 64.4%
 Associate's degree 251 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 274 10.8%
 Master's degree 16 0.6%
 Professional school degree 9 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,633 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 140 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46738

ZIP Code 46738 is in the Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46738.

J E Ober Elementary School
801 East Houston St
Garrett, IN 46738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District
Garrett Middle School
801 East Houston St
Garrett, IN 46738
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District
Garrett High School
801 East Houston St
Garrett, IN 46738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District
St Joseph School
301 W Houston St
Garrett, IN 46738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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