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ZIP Code 47172

Primary City:Sellersburg, IN (View All Cities)
County: Clark County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (9:37am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.40, -85.76
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47172

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47172. 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 47172. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47172, 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:
Sellersburg, IN
Acceptable:
Speed

Stats and Demographics for the 47172 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47172 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 47172 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 47172 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,059
Population Density 648 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,530
Median Home Value $155,800
Land Area 24.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,111
Median Household Income $61,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male55560060353140249056361154155754247344632523015013359
Female565565590494392512627575587626553516470384260194183155
Total1,1201,1651,1931,0257941,0021,1901,1861,1281,1831,095989916709490344316214

Gender

 Male 7,811 49%
 Female 8,248 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,221 94.8%
 Black Or African American 181 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.2%
 Asian 144 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 270 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 205 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner827701,0391,072963677380100
Renter86266228187139693914
Total1681,0361,2671,2591,102746419114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,652 60%
 Single Guardian 879 14%
 Singles 1,323 22%
 Singles With Roommate 257 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,820 63%
 Households with Kids 2,291 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male104106110122109114119134124130117112129115125117991157573
Female1169711513110512712611196112126107101144117961031096973
Total220203225253214241245245220242243219230259242213202224144146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47172 has a small 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 47172 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 47172 real estate data, the median home value of $155,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47172. Rentals in 47172 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47172 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,870 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,886 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,197 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,028 16%
 Households Vacant 419 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 211 50%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 216 21.4%
 2 Bedroom 347 34.5%
 3+ Bedroom 436 43.3%
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 $61,902 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47172 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 47172 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 5,565 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,929 24%
 No Earnings 3,577 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 5,565 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,929 24%
 No Earnings 3,577 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,450 96.4%
 Public transportation 22 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.2%
 Worked at Home 240 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 539 11%
 High School Graduate 2,670 53%
 Associate's degree 464 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,001 20%
 Master's degree 285 6%
 Professional school degree 85 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,901 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 501 13.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 310 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47172

ZIP Code 47172 is in the Rock Creek Community Academy. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47172.

Rock Creek Community Academy
11515 Hwy 31
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rock Creek Community Academy
Silver Creek Middle School
495 North Indiana Ave
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Clark Community School District
Silver Creek Elementary School
503 North Indiana Ave
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Clark Community School District
Silver Creek Primary School
8604 Commerce Park Dr
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Clark Community School District
Silver Creek High School
557 Renz Ave
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Clark Community School District
St Paul Catholic School
105 Saint Paul St
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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