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ZIP Code 47638

Primary City:Wadesville, IN (View All Cities)
County: Posey County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:39pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.07, -87.79
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47638. 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 47638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47638, 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:
Wadesville, IN
Unacceptable:
Blairsville, Parkers Settlement

Stats and Demographics for the 47638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47638 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 47638 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47638 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,577
Population Density 73 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,406
Median Home Value $144,200
Land Area 49.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,347
Median Household Income $61,175

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
Male12512911413810191100109991611651451157456272214
Female11711712812110795991201151511551361176641444122
Total24224624225920818619922921431232028123214097716336

Gender

 Male 1,785 50%
 Female 1,792 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,535 98.8%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner161412043012591468829
Renter2033334326323
Total361742373442851499032

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 900 67%
 Single Guardian 152 11%
 Singles 250 19%
 Singles With Roommate 45 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 866 64%
 Households with Kids 481 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3325231727222630242420182923313221302418
Female2521192326291924192229242726293716261320
Total5846424053514554434649425649606937563738

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47638 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47638 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 47638 real estate data, the median home value of $144,200 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 47638. Rentals in 47638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,577 100%
 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 813 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 371 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 12%
 Households Vacant 59 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Sale Only 10 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 85 61%
 3+ Bedroom 54 39%
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 $61,175 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47638 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 47638 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,414 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 650 23%
 No Earnings 765 27%
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 1,414 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 650 23%
 No Earnings 765 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,815 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 35 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 47638 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 33 3%
 High School Graduate 861 72%
 Associate's degree 97 8%
 Bachelor's degree 134 11%
 Master's degree 50 4%
 Professional school degree 14 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 472 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47638

ZIP Code 47638 is in the M S D North Posey County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47638.

South Terrace Elementary School
8427 Haines Rd
Wadesville, IN 47638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D North Posey County School District
St Wendel School
4725 Saint Wendel Cynthiana Rd
Wadesville, IN 47638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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