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ZIP Code 46978

Primary City:Royal Center, IN (View All Cities)
County: Cass County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:06am)
Coordinates:40.9, -86.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46978. 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 46978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46978, 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:
Royal Center, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46978 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46978 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 46978 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,059
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 885
Median Home Value $78,100
Land Area 63.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 814
Median Household Income $49,033

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male698187843951596981659157583343322120
Female606564625449666373679259524442413630
Total129146151146931001251321541321831161107785735750

Gender

 Male 1,040 51%
 Female 1,019 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,021 98.2%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner970129152114897535
Renter8313127199106
Total17101160179133988541

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 498 61%
 Single Guardian 104 13%
 Singles 188 23%
 Singles With Roommate 24 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 541 66%
 Households with Kids 273 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male17167191318231512221415122414172121116
Female151081218157619131110161410121415118
Total3226153131333021313525252838242935362214

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46978 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46978 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46978 real estate data, the median home value of $78,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46978 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46978 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,059 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 419 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 254 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 141 16%
 Households Vacant 71 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 16 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 2%
 2 Bedroom 52 34%
 3+ Bedroom 97 64%
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 $49,033 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46978 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 46978 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 732 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 24%
 No Earnings 543 32%
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 732 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 24%
 No Earnings 543 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 944 92.3%
 Public transportation 13 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2.2%
 Worked at Home 39 3.8%
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 134 20%
 High School Graduate 394 58%
 Associate's degree 55 8%
 Bachelor's degree 59 9%
 Master's degree 42 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 276 67.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 24.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46978

ZIP Code 46978 is in the Pioneer Regional School Corporation. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46978.

Pioneer Elementary School
109 East Black Ln
Royal Center, IN 46978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pioneer Regional School Corporation
Pioneer Jr-Sr High School
417 South Chicago St
Royal Center, IN 46978
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pioneer Regional School Corporation

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