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ZIP Code 46970

Primary City:Peru, IN (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (1:14pm)
Coordinates:40.8, -86.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46970. 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 46970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46970, 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:
Peru, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46970 is located in north Indiana and covers a slightly higher 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 46970 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46970 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,766
Population Density 128 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,202
Median Home Value $77,900
Land Area 184.97 sq mi
Water Area 3.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,589
Median Household Income $38,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male764858842839653616649704781895822834751535386266220165
Female736804819790656627740781740900872862780598423382329347
Total1,5001,6621,6611,6291,3091,2431,3891,4851,5211,7951,6941,6961,5311,133809648549512

Gender

 Male 11,580 49%
 Female 12,186 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,264 93.7%
 Black Or African American 492 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 246 1.0%
 Asian 105 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 134 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 520 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner885991,0671,4451,6081,057650233
Renter281623574517357209160121
Total3691,2221,6411,9621,9651,266810354

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,779 50%
 Single Guardian 1,673 17%
 Singles 2,682 28%
 Singles With Roommate 455 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,498 68%
 Households with Kids 3,091 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male147142175163159193154157195155190149165183175184160165155124
Female140151162141156171160152165184171162152150162161191139137155
Total287293337304315364314309360339361311317333337345351304292279

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46970 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 46970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46970 real estate data, the median home value of $77,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46970 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46970 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,470 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 88 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,376 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,371 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,842 25%
 Households Vacant 1,613 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 558 34.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.6%
 For Sale Only 185 11.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 73 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 79 4.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 708 43.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 453 18.2%
 2 Bedroom 949 38.1%
 3+ Bedroom 1,076 43.2%
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 $38,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46970 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 46970 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 6,123 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,261 27%
 No Earnings 7,803 41%
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 6,123 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,261 27%
 No Earnings 7,803 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,000 91.3%
 Public transportation 32 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 55 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 379 4.3%
 Worked at Home 293 3.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,668 18.6%
 High School Graduate 5,725 63.8%
 Associate's degree 709 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 598 6.7%
 Master's degree 157 1.7%
 Professional school degree 94 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,093 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 149 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 370 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46970

ZIP Code 46970 is in the Maconaquah School Corporation. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46970.

Pipe Creek Elementary School
3036 West 400 South
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maconaquah School Corporation
Blair Pointe Upper Elementary
300 Blair Pk
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peru Community School District
Elmwood Primary Learning Center
515 North Wayne St
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peru Community School District
South Peru Early Childhood Lrn Center
19 Park Dr
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Peru Community School District
Peru High School
401 North Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Peru Community School District
Peru Junior High School
30 East Daniel St
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Peru Community School District
Harmony Grove Schools
9836 E 450 N
Peru, IN 46970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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