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ZIP Code 47243

Primary City:Hanover, IN (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (2:42am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.66, -85.49
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47243. 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 47243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47243, 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:
Hanover, IN
Unacceptable:
Hanover Beach, Paynesville

Stats and Demographics for the 47243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47243 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 47243 are primarily white. The number of young 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47243 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,951
Population Density 170 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,306
Median Home Value $94,000
Land Area 34.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,996
Median Household Income $43,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17918117429938417517115315919717515416311774613334
Female14516618036340216815416517620219116414213682845989
Total32434735466278634332531833539936631830525315614592123

Gender

 Male 2,883 48%
 Female 3,068 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,713 96.0%
 Black Or African American 95 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 37 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 30 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 59 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2819821131529622411940
Renter5712714010160332819
Total8532535141635625714759

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,044 52%
 Single Guardian 337 17%
 Singles 487 24%
 Singles With Roommate 128 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,338 67%
 Households with Kids 658 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male364231404130294833383031344135283752147119
Female262924332837323435323632433740343582172156
Total6271557369676182687066637778756272134319275

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47243 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 47243 real estate data, the median home value of $94,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,015 84.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 119 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 814 13.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,025 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 406 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 565 25%
 Households Vacant 310 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 26.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 33 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 34.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 24.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 5%
 1 Bedroom 59 12%
 2 Bedroom 168 34%
 3+ Bedroom 239 48%
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 $43,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47243 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 47243 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 47243 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,337 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,780 37%
 No Earnings 1,697 35%
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 1,337 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,780 37%
 No Earnings 1,697 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,031 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 233 10%
 Worked at Home 81 3%
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 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 294 19%
 High School Graduate 981 62%
 Associate's degree 31 2%
 Bachelor's degree 166 11%
 Master's degree 51 3%
 Professional school degree 28 2%
 Doctorate degree 27 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 866 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47243

ZIP Code 47243 is in the Southwestern-Jefferson County Consolidated School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47243.

Southwestern Elementary School
273 South Main Cross St
Hanover, IN 47243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwestern-Jefferson County Consolidated School District
Southwestern Middle School
169 South Main Cross St
Hanover, IN 47243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southwestern-Jefferson County Consolidated School District
Southwestern High School
167 South Main Cross St
Hanover, IN 47243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southwestern-Jefferson County Consolidated School District

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