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ZIP Code 47227

Primary City:Commiskey, IN (View All Cities)
County: Jennings County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (9:13pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -85.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47227. 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 47227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47227, 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:
Commiskey, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47227 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 47227 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 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 47227 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,598
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 659
Median Home Value $98,000
Land Area 49.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 602
Median Household Income $51,442

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
Male31626168454640666272604557392713114
Female566154473943434553625966483133161419
Total871231151158489831111151341191111057060292523

Gender

 Male 809 51%
 Female 789 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,587 99.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner744100123106743519
Renter102029189332
Total1764129141115773821

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 374 62%
 Single Guardian 71 12%
 Singles 129 21%
 Singles With Roommate 28 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 394 65%
 Households with Kids 208 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male748213141312101014131113161312101711
Female810101415710151481210915131012666
Total1514181628212327241826232028292324162317

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47227 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47227 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 47227 real estate data, the median home value of $98,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47227 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 47227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,598 100%
 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 327 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 14%
 Households Vacant 57 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 9 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 58 54%
 3+ Bedroom 50 46%
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 $51,442 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47227 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. Most commuters in 47227 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 531 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 20%
 No Earnings 494 39%
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 531 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 20%
 No Earnings 494 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 674 97%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 13 2%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 78 14%
 High School Graduate 449 81%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 14 3%
 Master's degree 10 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 249 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47227

ZIP Code 47227 is in the Jennings County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47227.

Graham Creek Elementary School
7910 South Cr 90 West
Commiskey, IN 47227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jennings County School District

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