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ZIP Code 47837

Primary City:Carbon, IN (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:31am)
Coordinates:39.63, -87.10
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47837. 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 47837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47837, 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:
Carbon, IN
Unacceptable:
Perth, Pontiac, Smockville

Stats and Demographics for the 47837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47837 is located in west 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 47837 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 parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47837 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,231
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 562
Median Home Value $90,700
Land Area 29.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 472
Median Household Income $53,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32484341403634374660584638302114134
Female24425340252733463358425135242018109
Total56909681656367837911810097735441322313

Gender

 Male 641 52%
 Female 590 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,208 98.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9456710589593310
Renter21312176131
Total11587912295603611

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 60%
 Single Guardian 53 11%
 Singles 104 22%
 Singles With Roommate 30 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 318 67%
 Households with Kids 154 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45947108167512771271451238
Female595112496111611613711118828
Total9141451914172218212313201918251320516

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47837 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47837 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47837 real estate data, the median home value of $90,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47837. Rentals in 47837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,231 100%
 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 271 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 55 10%
 Households Vacant 90 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 6%
 2 Bedroom 22 61%
 3+ Bedroom 12 33%
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 $53,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47837 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 47837 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 47837. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 434 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 275 27%
 No Earnings 323 31%
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 434 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 275 27%
 No Earnings 323 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 582 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 52 11%
 High School Graduate 331 70%
 Associate's degree 24 5%
 Bachelor's degree 32 7%
 Master's degree 31 7%
 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 274 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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