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ZIP Code 46806

Primary City:Fort Wayne, IN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southeast Fort Wayne
County: Allen County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:36am)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.05, -85.08
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46806

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46806. 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 46806. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46806, 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:
Fort Wayne, IN
Unacceptable:
Diplomat, Diplomat Plaza, Ft Wayne

Stats and Demographics for the 46806 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46806 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46806 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46806 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,560
Population Density 2,563 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,374
Median Home Value $50,500
Land Area 9.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,263
Median Household Income $27,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2201,1491,0611,0697107127546876326076715954383072281649343
Female1,1291,0761,0711,062798875871843789755831701515402245216138103
Total2,3492,2252,1322,1311,5081,5871,6251,5301,4211,3621,5021,296953709473380231146

Gender

 Male 11,140 47%
 Female 12,420 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,901 29.3%
 Black Or African American 12,165 51.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.4%
 Asian 639 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 2,460 10.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,268 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner875268141,0721,03765739492
Renter3291,0668636883971497121
Total4161,5921,6771,7601,434806465113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,752 33%
 Single Guardian 3,039 37%
 Singles 2,055 25%
 Singles With Roommate 417 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,556 55%
 Households with Kids 3,707 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male220241275244231222208235253201226213211210209236217216191178
Female243244226210246232186208204224227222189209210214237204197161
Total463485501454477454394443457425453435400419419450454420388339

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46806 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46806 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46806 real estate data, the median home value of $50,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46806 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46806 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46806 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,497 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 7 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,200 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,479 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,584 35%
 Households Vacant 2,111 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 771 36.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 77 3.6%
 For Sale Only 329 15.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 861 40.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 2%
 1 Bedroom 266 7%
 2 Bedroom 1,173 30%
 3+ Bedroom 2,342 61%
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 $27,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46806 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. More commuters in 46806 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 5,372 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,641 22%
 No Earnings 7,728 46%
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 5,372 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,641 22%
 No Earnings 7,728 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,802 91%
 Public transportation 233 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 293 4%
 Worked at Home 176 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 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 1,911 33.3%
 High School Graduate 3,134 54.7%
 Associate's degree 250 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 271 4.7%
 Master's degree 96 1.7%
 Professional school degree 1 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 69 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,503 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 369 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 992 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46806

ZIP Code 46806 is in the Timothy L Johnson Academy. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46806.

Timothy L Johnson Academy
4615 Werling Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Timothy L Johnson Academy
John S Irwin Elementary School
3501 South Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Merle J Abbett Elementary School
4325 Smith St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Levan R Scott Academy
950 East Fairfax Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Weisser Park Elementary School
902 Colerick St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District

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