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ZIP Code 47859

Primary City:Marshall, IN (View All Cities)
County: Parke County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (8:51am)
Coordinates:39.90, -87.17
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47859. 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 47859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47859, 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:
Marshall, IN
Unacceptable:
Howard

Stats and Demographics for the 47859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47859 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 47859 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47859 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,066
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 408
Median Home Value $93,200
Land Area 41.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 353
Median Household Income $46,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4636524744292827263727421919181769
Female424355462330282933343640252714111011
Total8879107936759565659716382444632281620

Gender

 Male 529 50%
 Female 537 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,055 99.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.3%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner437475559442812
Renter71716158211
Total1154637067462913

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 226 64%
 Single Guardian 49 14%
 Singles 56 16%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 217 61%
 Households with Kids 136 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11979476118149129813988910
Female1377109811871215610121689946
Total2416141913151719152624181920291717171316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47859 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47859 real estate data, the median home value of $93,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47859 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,066 100%
 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 171 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 16%
 Households Vacant 55 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 13%
 2 Bedroom 22 34%
 3+ Bedroom 34 53%
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 $46,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47859 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 47859 can expect to fall in that range. 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 388 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 292 28%
 No Earnings 345 34%
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 388 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 292 28%
 No Earnings 345 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 528 84%
 Public transportation 22 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 5%
 Worked at Home 47 7%
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. 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 87 21%
 High School Graduate 213 51%
 Associate's degree 41 10%
 Bachelor's degree 59 14%
 Master's degree 20 5%
 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 287 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47859

ZIP Code 47859 is in the Turkey Run Community School Corporation. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47859.

Turkey Run High School
1551 East Sr 47
Marshall, IN 47859
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Turkey Run Community School Corporation
Turkey Run Elementary School
1551 East Sr 47
Marshall, IN 47859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Turkey Run Community School Corporation
Sugar Creek School
10928 N Henley Rd
Marshall, IN 47859
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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