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ZIP Code 47862

Primary City:Montezuma, IN (View All Cities)
County: Parke County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:30pm)
Coordinates:39.82, -87.32
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47862. 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 47862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47862, 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:
Montezuma, IN
Unacceptable:
Armiesburg, Reserve, West Union

Stats and Demographics for the 47862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47862 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 47862 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47862 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,610
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 756
Median Home Value $75,300
Land Area 40.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 635
Median Household Income $40,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male75486668413642514857635862432227129
Female546349613641345453465660523126282117
Total1291111151297777761051011031191181147448553326

Gender

 Male 828 51%
 Female 782 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,561 97.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5356594112775720
Renter1748413118582
Total2283106125130826522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 319 50%
 Single Guardian 115 18%
 Singles 168 26%
 Singles With Roommate 33 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 432 68%
 Households with Kids 203 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11132115118101091210161117121017141513
Female613149201561111491113121362011119
Total1726352431231621201619272429251637252622

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47862 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47862 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47862 real estate data, the median home value of $75,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47862 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47862 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,610 100%
 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 260 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 205 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 170 22%
 Households Vacant 121 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 8 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 1%
 1 Bedroom 39 24%
 2 Bedroom 59 36%
 3+ Bedroom 64 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 $40,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47862 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 47862 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. Most commuters in 47862 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 389 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 314 27%
 No Earnings 444 39%
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 389 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 314 27%
 No Earnings 444 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 593 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 68 15%
 High School Graduate 312 67%
 Associate's degree 19 4%
 Bachelor's degree 23 5%
 Master's degree 45 10%
 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 357 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47862

ZIP Code 47862 is in the Southwest Parke Community School Corporation. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47862.

Montezuma Elementary School
459 East Strawberry Rd
Montezuma, IN 47862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwest Parke Community School Corporation
Riverton Parke Jr-Sr High School
4907 South Coxville Rd
Montezuma, IN 47862
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southwest Parke Community School Corporation

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