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ZIP Code 47871

Primary City:Riley, IN (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Vigo County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:37pm)
Coordinates:39.4, -87.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47871. 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 47871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47871, 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:
Riley, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47871 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 47871 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 small. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47871 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 220
Population Density 2,663 people per sq mi
Housing Units 102
Median Home Value $73,300
Land Area 0.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 92
Median Household Income $36,071

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 36

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


 Male 112 51%
 Female 108 49%


 White 215 97.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 41 45%
 Single Guardian 16 17%
 Singles 32 35%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 61 66%
 Households with Kids 31 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47871 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47871 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47871 real estate data, the median home value of $73,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 47871 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 220 100%
 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 49 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 15 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 27%
 Households Vacant 10 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 50%
 2 Bedroom 5 50%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $36,071 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 47871 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 36 24%
 No Earnings 64 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 36 24%
 No Earnings 64 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 78 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 3 4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 8 12%
 High School Graduate 51 77%
 Associate's degree 4 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 25 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47871

ZIP Code 47871 is in the Vigo County School Corporation. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47871.

Riley Elementary School
6050 South Canal Rd 127
Riley, IN 47871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vigo County School Corporation

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