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ZIP Code 47138

Primary City:Lexington, IN (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (12:20pm)
Coordinates:38.7, -85.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47138. 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 47138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47138, 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:
Lexington, IN
Acceptable:
Blocher

Stats and Demographics for the 47138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47138 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 47138 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 extremely 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 47138 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,373
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,840
Median Home Value $112,000
Land Area 73.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,661
Median Household Income $48,447

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1331391751659911513814715219516218814510478383314
Female119143162146941041321331571671711651848568465027
Total252282337311193219270280309362333353329189146848341

Gender

 Male 2,220 51%
 Female 2,153 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,277 97.8%
 Black Or African American 28 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 40 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1514826332734619110529
Renter186043553018112
Total3320830638237620911631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,002 60%
 Single Guardian 238 14%
 Singles 338 20%
 Singles With Roommate 83 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,117 67%
 Households with Kids 544 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2722302830302727253437343931363034422328
Female2129262226243529293528292842353230301925
Total4851565056546256546965636773716264724253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47138 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47138 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 47138 real estate data, the median home value of $112,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47138 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47138 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,344 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 937 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 487 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 237 13%
 Households Vacant 179 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 24 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 83 23%
 2 Bedroom 94 27%
 3+ Bedroom 177 50%
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 $48,447 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47138 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 47138 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. Most commuters in 47138 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,580 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 869 22%
 No Earnings 1,430 37%
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 1,580 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 869 22%
 No Earnings 1,430 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,083 97.0%
 Public transportation 15 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 1.4%
 Worked at Home 20 0.9%
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 329 18%
 High School Graduate 1,262 70%
 Associate's degree 63 3%
 Bachelor's degree 121 7%
 Master's degree 38 2%
 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 816 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 162 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47138

ZIP Code 47138 is in the Scott County School District 2. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47138.

Lexington Elementary School
7980 East Walnut St
Lexington, IN 47138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scott County School District 2
Hope Bapist Academy
5104 S State Road 62
Lexington, IN 47138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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