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ZIP Code 47421

Primary City:Bedford, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lawrence County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:23am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -86.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47421. 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 47421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47421, 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:
Bedford, IN
Acceptable:
Fort Ritner
Unacceptable:
Bartlettsville, Bedford Heights, Bedford Hts, Brook Knoll, Buddha, Coveyville, East Oolitic, Englewood, Fayetteville, Guthrie, Hartleyville, Judah, Leesville, Needmore, Patton Hill, Peerless, Pinhook, Shawswick, Walnut Heights, Walnut Hts

Stats and Demographics for the 47421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47421 is located in south 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 47421 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47421 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,831
Population Density 152 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,857
Median Home Value $101,800
Land Area 182.73 sq mi
Water Area 1.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,504
Median Household Income $41,732

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male 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
Male8719149868987017437928678521,047998987888701500343288198
Female7988949048106777448288388521,0851,0241,061933773602542426466
Total1,6691,8081,8901,7081,3781,4871,6201,7051,7042,1322,0222,0481,8211,4741,102885714664

Gender

 Male 13,574 49%
 Female 14,257 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,993 97.0%
 Black Or African American 131 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.3%
 Asian 176 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 89 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 348 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1248081,3141,8261,8811,358896286
Renter296608516523403298233134
Total4201,4161,8302,3492,2841,6561,129420

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,019 52%
 Single Guardian 1,648 14%
 Singles 3,354 29%
 Singles With Roommate 483 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,028 70%
 Households with Kids 3,476 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160180196180184181163189197198188212207181187196205175135145
Female157154183156173160180184197194170196175169183177175135140139
Total317334379336357341343373394392358408382350370373380310275284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47421 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 47421 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 47421 real estate data, the median home value of $101,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47421. Rentals in 47421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,272 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 157 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 361 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 41 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,410 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,083 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,011 23%
 Households Vacant 1,353 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 298 22.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.3%
 For Sale Only 261 19.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 13.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 538 39.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 2%
 1 Bedroom 748 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,227 45%
 3+ Bedroom 693 25%
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 $41,732 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47421 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. 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 47421 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 7,452 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,786 27%
 No Earnings 8,453 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 7,452 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,786 27%
 No Earnings 8,453 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,750 94.1%
 Public transportation 100 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 192 1.7%
 Worked at Home 338 3.0%
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 1,611 17.7%
 High School Graduate 5,590 61.3%
 Associate's degree 777 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 742 8.1%
 Master's degree 297 3.3%
 Professional school degree 90 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,660 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 671 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 512 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47421

ZIP Code 47421 is in the North Lawrence Community School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47421.

Englewood School
3203 Washington Ave
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Lawrence Community School District
North Lawrence Career Center
258 Bnl Dr
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Shawswick Middle School
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Bedford Middle School
1501 'n' St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Fayetteville Elementary School
223 Old Farm Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Lincoln Elementary School
2014 'f' St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Needmore Elementary School
278 Trogdon Ln
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Parkview Primary School
1701 Brian Ln Way
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Shawswick Elementary School
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Stalker Elementary School
420 'w' St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Parkview Intermediate School
2024 West 16th St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
Bedford-North Lawrence High School
595 North Stars Blvd
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Lawrence Community School District
St Vincent De Paul School
923 18th St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stone City Christian Academy
1813 26th St
Bedford, IN 47421
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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