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ZIP Code 47040

Primary City:Rising Sun, IN (View All Cities)
Coordinates:38.9, -84.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47040. 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 47040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47040, 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:
Rising Sun, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47040 is located in southeast 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 47040 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47040 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,480
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,471
Median Home Value $121,500
Land Area 67.11 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,206
Median Household Income $49,303

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male151196165179144141155185156243225222165129113536233
Female161162172152155117163176189219220191181162113868361
Total31235833733129925831836134546244541334629122613914594

Gender

 Male 2,717 50%
 Female 2,763 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,363 97.9%
 Black Or African American 21 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.3%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 36 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2615424240936624213634
Renter471138910092736320
Total7326733150945831519954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,196 54%
 Single Guardian 333 15%
 Singles 573 26%
 Singles With Roommate 104 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,541 70%
 Households with Kids 665 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3524253935353943443137314323273237453829
Female2534333827323829363228433435373528272532
Total6058587762677772806365747758646765726361

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47040 has a slightly less than average 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 47040 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 47040 real estate data, the median home value of $121,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,428 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 52 1%
 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 1,136 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 473 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 597 24%
 Households Vacant 265 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 42 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 5%
 1 Bedroom 134 24%
 2 Bedroom 208 38%
 3+ Bedroom 175 32%
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 $49,303 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47040 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. However, that is not the case in 47040. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,889 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,259 28%
 No Earnings 1,322 30%
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 1,889 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,259 28%
 No Earnings 1,322 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,461 93.0%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 105 4.0%
 Worked at Home 74 2.8%
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. 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 278 14.3%
 High School Graduate 1,307 67.4%
 Associate's degree 83 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 185 9.5%
 Master's degree 57 2.9%
 Professional school degree 23 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 803 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47040

ZIP Code 47040 is in the Rising Sun-Ohio County Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47040.

Ohio County Elementary-Middle School
436 South Mulberry St
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rising Sun-Ohio County Community School District
Rising Sun High School
120 South Henrietta St
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rising Sun-Ohio County Community School District

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