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ZIP Code 47240

Primary City:Greensburg, IN (View All Cities)
County: Decatur County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:05am)
Coordinates:39.3, -85.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47240. 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 47240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47240, 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:
Greensburg, IN
Acceptable:
Burney
Unacceptable:
Adams, Enochsburg, Kingston, Lake Mccoy, Sandusky, Williamstown

Stats and Demographics for the 47240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47240 is located in east Indiana and covers a large 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 47240 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 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 47240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,832
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,149
Median Home Value $115,200
Land Area 298.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,143
Median Household Income $48,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male690772787679586614675702665783800675569408313245175150
Female663739713678519626638659640806784716591462393350274293
Total1,3531,5111,5001,3571,1051,2401,3131,3611,3051,5891,5841,3911,160870706595449443

Gender

 Male 10,288 49%
 Female 10,544 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,223 97.1%
 Black Or African American 82 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.1%
 Asian 181 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 144 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 165 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner855749561,3091,188789558188
Renter27761246944027619313990
Total3621,1861,4251,7491,464982697278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,414 54%
 Single Guardian 1,240 15%
 Singles 2,104 26%
 Singles With Roommate 385 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,439 67%
 Households with Kids 2,704 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14212515314112315714817317117516114515814814114115714694110
Female1361231421311571481591291461501601451231351281451641469590
Total278248295272280305307302317325321290281283269286321292189200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47240 has a slightly less than average 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 47240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47240 real estate data, the median home value of $115,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47240 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,455 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 58 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 230 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 89 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,857 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,790 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,496 27%
 Households Vacant 1,006 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 310 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 155 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 264 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 239 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 92 4%
 1 Bedroom 402 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,135 48%
 3+ Bedroom 754 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 $48,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47240 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 47240 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 6,786 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,072 25%
 No Earnings 5,629 34%
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 6,786 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,072 25%
 No Earnings 5,629 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,766 94.0%
 Public transportation 48 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 211 2.3%
 Worked at Home 290 3.1%
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. 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 1,129 16.3%
 High School Graduate 4,300 62.2%
 Associate's degree 501 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 653 9.4%
 Master's degree 227 3.3%
 Professional school degree 81 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,625 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 304 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 481 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47240

ZIP Code 47240 is in the Decatur County Community School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47240.

North Decatur Elementary School
3300 North Sr 3
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur County Community School District
South Decatur Elementary School
9302 South Cr 420 West
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur County Community School District
Greensburg Community Jr High School
505 East Central Ave
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greensburg Community School District
Greensburg Elementary
900 North Big Blue Ave
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greensburg Community School District
North Decatur Jr-Sr High School
3172 North Sr 3
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur County Community School District
South Decatur Jr-Sr High School
8885 South Sr 3
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur County Community School District
Greensburg Community High School
1000 East Central Ave
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greensburg Community School District
St Mary Elementary School
210 S East St
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Riverside Amish School
2994 W County Road 650 N
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd Christian Academy
209 W Washington St
Greensburg, IN 47240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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