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ZIP Code 47861

Primary City:Merom, IN (View All Cities)
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:57pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -87.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47861. 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 47861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47861, 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:
Merom, IN
Unacceptable:
Gill, Riverton

Stats and Demographics for the 47861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47861 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 47861 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47861 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 616
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 298
Median Home Value $78,300
Land Area 43.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 247
Median Household Income $51,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23192229169171526243117211714920
Female1420252014141617173525171915141085
Total37394749302333324359563440322819105

Gender

 Male 311 50%
 Female 305 50%
Gender

Race

 White 601 97.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31934613741213
Renter47446021
Total72638654341234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 147 60%
 Single Guardian 34 14%
 Singles 61 25%
 Singles With Roommate 5 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 160 65%
 Households with Kids 87 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male234925237544545105815
Female313414663351115363444
Total5471339891089156981681259

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47861 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47861 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 47861 real estate data, the median home value of $78,300 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 47861. Rentals in 47861 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 616 100%
 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 127 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 9%
 Households Vacant 51 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 6 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 22%
 3+ Bedroom 7 78%
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 $51,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47861 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, 47861 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. More commuters in 47861 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 159 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 180 38%
 No Earnings 131 28%
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 159 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 180 38%
 No Earnings 131 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 258 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 29 20%
 High School Graduate 61 42%
 Associate's degree 32 22%
 Bachelor's degree 4 3%
 Master's degree 20 14%
 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 43 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 43%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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