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ZIP Code 47342

Primary City:Gaston, IN (View All Cities)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (1:25pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.3, -85.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47342. 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 47342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47342, 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:
Gaston, IN
Unacceptable:
Wheeling

Stats and Demographics for the 47342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47342 is located in east 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 47342 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47342 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,693
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,191
Median Home Value $109,200
Land Area 50.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,071
Median Household Income $46,977

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6110298968353808196103111111866358332017
Female59959492515577969812688117906347392925
Total120197192188134108157177194229199228176126105724942

Gender

 Male 1,352 50%
 Female 1,341 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,629 97.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14871481972141338232
Renter1840473514460
Total321271952322281378832

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 635 59%
 Single Guardian 152 14%
 Singles 230 21%
 Singles With Roommate 54 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 725 68%
 Households with Kids 346 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1512141325142118242419152119182520161720
Female10161211151820222015182118221718252398
Total2528262440324140443937363941354345392628

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47342 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47342 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47342 real estate data, the median home value of $109,200 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 47342. Rentals in 47342 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,693 100%
 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 581 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 326 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 14%
 Households Vacant 120 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 33 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 4%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 30 19%
 3+ Bedroom 115 74%
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 $46,977 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47342 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, 47342 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. More commuters in 47342 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 932 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 20%
 No Earnings 919 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 932 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 20%
 No Earnings 919 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,231 95.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 3.9%
 Worked at Home 4 0.3%
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 120 11%
 High School Graduate 837 80%
 Associate's degree 20 2%
 Bachelor's degree 57 5%
 Master's degree 17 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 556 93.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47342

ZIP Code 47342 is in the Wes-Del Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47342.

Wes-Del Middle/Senior High School
10000 North Cr 600 West
Gaston, IN 47342
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wes-Del Community School District
Wes-Del Elementary School
500 Jackson St
Gaston, IN 47342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wes-Del Community School District

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