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ZIP Code 47842

Primary City:Clinton, IN (View All Cities)
Coordinates:39.7, -87.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47842. 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 47842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47842, 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:
Clinton, IN
Unacceptable:
Centenary, Crompton Hill, Fairview Park, Jacksonville, Jonestown, Sandytown, Summit Grove, Syndicate

Stats and Demographics for the 47842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47842 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 47842 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47842 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,085
Population Density 140 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,696
Median Home Value $75,900
Land Area 71.91 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,107
Median Household Income $41,270

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3283673783592482742793373243383633553412441531208769
Female257305342280256274296351310354355395342248207175170204
Total585672720639504548575688634692718750683492360295257273

Gender

 Male 4,964 49%
 Female 5,121 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,894 98.1%
 Black Or African American 17 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 99 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner47317495637703446283106
Renter1082112171761441067536
Total155528712813847552358142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,052 50%
 Single Guardian 697 17%
 Singles 1,170 28%
 Singles With Roommate 188 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,824 69%
 Households with Kids 1,283 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5960687486647465787771698477636392875447
Female4555416453697947578268666264616656564154
Total10411510913813913315311213515913913514614112412914814395101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47842 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 47842 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47842 real estate data, the median home value of $75,900 is low 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 47842. Rentals in 47842 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 47842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,876 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 203 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,964 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,070 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,073 23%
 Households Vacant 589 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 111 18.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 85 14.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 320 54.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 6%
 1 Bedroom 324 36%
 2 Bedroom 246 28%
 3+ Bedroom 270 30%
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 $41,270 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47842 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, 47842 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 47842 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 2,777 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,982 26%
 No Earnings 2,849 37%
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 2,777 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,982 26%
 No Earnings 2,849 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,906 95.5%
 Public transportation 13 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 111 2.7%
 Worked at Home 62 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 262 8.2%
 High School Graduate 2,169 68.3%
 Associate's degree 210 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 386 12.1%
 Master's degree 85 2.7%
 Professional school degree 51 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,674 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 211 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 202 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47842

ZIP Code 47842 is in the South Vermillion Community School Corporation. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47842.

Central Elementary School
208 South 9th St
Clinton, IN 47842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Vermillion Community School Corporation
Ernie Pyle Elementary School
72 East 1100 South
Clinton, IN 47842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Vermillion Community School Corporation
South Vermillion Middle School
950 West Wildcat Dr
Clinton, IN 47842
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South Vermillion Community School Corporation
Van Duyn Elementary School
15095 South Range Line Rd
Clinton, IN 47842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Vermillion Community School Corporation
South Vermillion High School
770 West Wildcat Dr
Clinton, IN 47842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Vermillion Community School Corporation

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