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ZIP Code 47362

Primary City:New Castle, IN (View All Cities)
County: Henry County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (6:59am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.9, -85.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47362

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47362. 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 47362. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47362, 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:
New Castle, IN
Unacceptable:
Cadiz, Henry, Messick, Millville, Westwood

Stats and Demographics for the 47362 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47362 is located in east Indiana and covers a slightly higher 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 47362 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 less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47362 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,243
Population Density 206 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,078
Median Home Value $87,100
Land Area 146.55 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,602
Median Household Income $37,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7638929649939981,1161,0751,1391,2071,3041,2011,042918633521363290200
Female8248519189297567637798449301,0801,0651,032882770668518475540
Total1,5871,7431,8821,9221,7541,8791,8541,9832,1372,3842,2662,0741,8001,4031,189881765740

Gender

 Male 15,619 52%
 Female 14,624 48%
Gender

Race

 White 28,516 94.3%
 Black Or African American 1,017 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.2%
 Asian 101 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 156 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 399 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1326911,2181,6541,7941,317896318
Renter339685671660433309275210
Total4711,3761,8892,3142,2271,6261,171528

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,484 47%
 Single Guardian 2,048 18%
 Singles 3,532 30%
 Singles With Roommate 538 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,125 70%
 Households with Kids 3,477 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male167151152168174172180171195209186198174197192198195199209208
Female179146170167152185157190167170187181188192191193198199148154
Total346297322335326357337361362379373379362389383391393398357362

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47362 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 47362 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47362 real estate data, the median home value of $87,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47362 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47362 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47362 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,307 90.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,552 8.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 261 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 88 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,169 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,851 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,582 27%
 Households Vacant 1,476 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 502 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 242 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 139 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 521 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 2%
 1 Bedroom 891 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,612 46%
 3+ Bedroom 953 27%
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 $37,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47362 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 47362 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,125 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,346 22%
 No Earnings 11,946 49%
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 7,125 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,346 22%
 No Earnings 11,946 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,813 94.2%
 Public transportation 30 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 205 2.0%
 Worked at Home 361 3.5%
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 1,874 16.8%
 High School Graduate 7,040 63.3%
 Associate's degree 676 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,065 9.6%
 Master's degree 331 3.0%
 Professional school degree 80 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 58 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,230 85.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 235 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47362

ZIP Code 47362 is in the New Castle Community School Corporation. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47362.

Henry County Youth Center
103 West Cr 100 North
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Blue River Valley Elementary School
4713 North Hillsboro Rd
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blue River Valley School District
James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
1201 Riley Rd
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Sunnyside Elementary School
2601 South 14th St
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Westwood Elementary School
1015 South Greensboro Pk
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Wilbur Wright Elementary School
1950 Washington St
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Eastwood Elementary School
806 South 22nd St
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Parker Elementary School
1819 Roosevelt
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School
4741 North Hillsboro Rd
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blue River Valley School District
New Castle Middle School
601 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
New Castle High School
801 Parkview Dr
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Castle Community School Corporation
Agape Learning Center
3200 S 14th St
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Locust Grove School Amish
3879 S 900 E
New Castle, IN 47362
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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