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ZIP Code 47579

Primary City:Santa Claus, IN (View All Cities)
County: Spencer County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:44am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.10, -86.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47579. 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 47579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47579, 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:
Santa Claus, IN
Acceptable:
Christmas Lake Village, Christmas Lk, Xmas Lk Vlg
Unacceptable:
Xmas Lake Vlg

Stats and Demographics for the 47579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47579 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 47579 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47579 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,659
Population Density 229 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,116
Median Home Value $159,700
Land Area 11.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,004
Median Household Income $67,411

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male851101029619637689871089281805958282714
Female9110310399406993928910910488868148492813
Total17621320519559132169181176217196169166140106775527

Gender

 Male 1,274 48%
 Female 1,385 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,613 98.3%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner71121682041681346311
Renter42527231610266
Total111371952271841448917

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 697 69%
 Single Guardian 87 9%
 Singles 186 19%
 Singles With Roommate 34 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 630 63%
 Households with Kids 374 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121920202019202724192222162312292715133
Female18172518212117182624192616183124201866
Total303645384140374550434148324143534733199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47579 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 47579 real estate data, the median home value of $159,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47579. Rentals in 47579 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,659 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 667 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 200 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 12%
 Households Vacant 112 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 28 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 75 43%
 2 Bedroom 49 28%
 3+ Bedroom 50 29%
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 $67,411 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47579 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. Most commuters in 47579 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 957 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 672 29%
 No Earnings 671 29%
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 957 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 672 29%
 No Earnings 671 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,342 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 1%
 Worked at Home 29 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 47 5%
 High School Graduate 539 54%
 Associate's degree 90 9%
 Bachelor's degree 195 20%
 Master's degree 87 9%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 24 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 770 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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