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ZIP Code 47542

Primary City:Huntingburg, IN (View All Cities)
County: Dubois County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Vincennes (11:09pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.3, -87.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47542. 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 47542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47542, 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:
Huntingburg, IN
Unacceptable:
Bretzville, Duff, Johnsburg, Maltersville

Stats and Demographics for the 47542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47542 is located in south 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 47542 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47542 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,622
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,875
Median Home Value $137,800
Land Area 81.36 sq mi
Water Area 1.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,656
Median Household Income $54,613

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3403303413292472932892943333704283272531711441016951
Female362315387359235261298299333385370317242193173144120119
Total702645728688482554587593666755798644495364317245189170

Gender

 Male 4,710 49%
 Female 4,912 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,805 91.5%
 Black Or African American 38 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.1%
 Asian 30 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 601 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3829446875054434924668
Renter82214198138105695637
Total120508666888649418302105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,058 56%
 Single Guardian 568 16%
 Singles 875 24%
 Singles With Roommate 155 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,331 64%
 Households with Kids 1,325 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5570816574517673566961637177686683615142
Female7466679162615271699358837875876889724346
Total1291361481561361121281441251621191461491521551341721339488

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47542 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 47542 real estate data, the median home value of $137,800 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 47542. Rentals in 47542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,519 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,816 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 941 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 899 23%
 Households Vacant 219 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 55 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 4%
 1 Bedroom 155 18%
 2 Bedroom 269 32%
 3+ Bedroom 389 46%
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 $54,613 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47542 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. More commuters in 47542 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 3,275 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,045 28%
 No Earnings 2,051 28%
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 3,275 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,045 28%
 No Earnings 2,051 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,345 92.9%
 Public transportation 33 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 1.7%
 Worked at Home 204 4.4%
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 681 22%
 High School Graduate 1,658 54%
 Associate's degree 204 7%
 Bachelor's degree 397 13%
 Master's degree 70 2%
 Professional school degree 51 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,897 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 146 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47542

ZIP Code 47542 is in the Southeast Dubois County School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47542.

Cedar Crest Intermediate School
4770 South Sr 162
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southeast Dubois County School Corporation
Huntingburg Elementary School
501 West Sunset Dr
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwest Dubois County School Corporation
Southridge Middle School
1112 South Main St
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southwest Dubois County School Corporation
Southridge High School
1110 South Main St
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southwest Dubois County School Corporation

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