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ZIP Code 47561

Primary City:Oaktown, IN (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Vincennes (1:11pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -87.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47561. 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 47561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47561, 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:
Oaktown, IN
Acceptable:
Emison
Unacceptable:
Busseron, Widner

Stats and Demographics for the 47561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47561 is located in southwest 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 47561 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47561 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,588
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 688
Median Home Value $80,900
Land Area 71.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 625
Median Household Income $35,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male534746594540394946526759422643182011
Female484851454547415855546253494737362624
Total1019597104908780107101106129112917380544635

Gender

 Male 762 48%
 Female 826 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,571 98.9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner855839796744414
Renter142027332018202
Total2275110130116926416

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 376 60%
 Single Guardian 70 11%
 Singles 151 24%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 423 68%
 Households with Kids 202 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12512138146910105516101013138156
Female109128111451351310101086101310615
Total2214242119281122152315152618162326182121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47561 has a slightly less than average 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 47561 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47561 real estate data, the median home value of $80,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47561 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,555 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 33 2%
 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 283 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 188 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 154 22%
 Households Vacant 63 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 10%
 For Migrant Workers 6 10%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 11%
 2 Bedroom 77 47%
 3+ Bedroom 70 42%
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 $35,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47561 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 47561 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 47561 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 339 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 24%
 No Earnings 511 46%
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 339 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 24%
 No Earnings 511 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 420 76%
 Public transportation 8 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 74 13%
 Worked at Home 51 9%
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 118 26%
 High School Graduate 252 56%
 Associate's degree 56 12%
 Bachelor's degree 27 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 214 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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