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ZIP Code 47501

Primary City:Washington, IN (View All Cities)
County: Daviess County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Vincennes (9:28pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -87.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47501. 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 47501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47501, 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:
Washington, IN
Unacceptable:
Capehart, Maysville, S Washington, South Washington, Veale

Stats and Demographics for the 47501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47501 is located in southwest 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 47501 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 parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,535
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,559
Median Home Value $93,400
Land Area 146.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,841
Median Household Income $47,471

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male645601595603568575469545528652661567518369291200155112
Female649606579536515502490485542630612596546399373284214323
Total1,2941,2071,1741,1391,0831,0779591,0301,0701,2821,2731,1631,064768664484369435

Gender

 Male 8,654 49%
 Female 8,881 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,115 91.9%
 Black Or African American 143 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.3%
 Asian 138 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 799 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 282 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner684466931,0831,014757455190
Renter238461385358274174131114
Total3069071,0781,4411,288931586304

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,425 50%
 Single Guardian 1,169 17%
 Singles 1,908 28%
 Singles With Roommate 339 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,540 66%
 Households with Kids 2,301 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13612412712412511513012111012310011911813514112211712598135
Female1311271281311321091251251151191221189512511011812310283116
Total267251255255257224255246225242222237213260251240240227181251

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47501 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 47501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47501 real estate data, the median home value of $93,400 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 47501. Rentals in 47501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,038 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 191 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 220 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 86 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,993 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,713 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,135 28%
 Households Vacant 718 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 202 28.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.7%
 For Sale Only 129 18.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 8.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 12.8%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 30.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 466 24.7%
 2 Bedroom 873 46.3%
 3+ Bedroom 531 28.2%
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 $47,471 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47501 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. More commuters in 47501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,745 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,008 22%
 No Earnings 4,861 36%
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 5,745 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,008 22%
 No Earnings 4,861 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,511 95.3%
 Public transportation 37 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 2.2%
 Worked at Home 165 2.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,041 18.3%
 High School Graduate 3,585 63.0%
 Associate's degree 318 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 467 8.2%
 Master's degree 176 3.1%
 Professional school degree 73 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,850 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 618 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 437 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47501

ZIP Code 47501 is in the Washington Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47501.

Helen Griffith Elementary School
803 East National Hwy
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Community School District
Lena Dunn Elementary School
801 NW 11th St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Community School District
North Elementary School
600 NE 6th St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Community School District
Veale Elementary School
326 East 450 South
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Community School District
Washington High School
608 East Walnut St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washington Community School District
Washington Junior High School
210 NE 6th St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Washington Community School District
Washington Catholic Schools
201 NE 2nd St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Trinity Holiness Academy
1604 State St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian School
700 W Van Trees St
Washington, IN 47501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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