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ZIP Code 47872

Primary City:Rockville, IN (View All Cities)
County: Parke County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:27am)
Coordinates:39.8, -87.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47872

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47872. 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 47872. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47872, 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:
Rockville, IN
Acceptable:
Judson
Unacceptable:
Catlin, Coloma, Guion, Hollandsburg, Mansfield, Milligan, Nyesville

Stats and Demographics for the 47872 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47872 is located in west Indiana and covers a slightly higher 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 47872 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 single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47872 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,890
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,081
Median Home Value $101,900
Land Area 171.06 sq mi
Water Area 3.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,974
Median Household Income $46,780

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2332172382612082121792132422983362752572181911169050
Female194214215256361444397399406434366330290220154153110113
Total427431453517569656576612648732702605547438345269200163

Gender

 Male 3,834 43%
 Female 5,056 57%
Gender

Race

 White 8,376 94.2%
 Black Or African American 381 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.5%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 28 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3016829847950941326586
Renter49126136137109686536
Total79294434616618481330122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,623 55%
 Single Guardian 378 13%
 Singles 843 28%
 Singles With Roommate 130 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,155 72%
 Households with Kids 819 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4442485838484436514638574453524667544243
Female4741373147453341484137474545444458575353
Total9183858985937777998775104899896901251119596

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47872 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47872 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47872 real estate data, the median home value of $101,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47872. Rentals in 47872 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47872 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,149 80.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,459 16.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 252 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,392 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 856 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 726 18%
 Households Vacant 1,107 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 7.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 61 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 774 69.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 15.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 133 37%
 2 Bedroom 139 38%
 3+ Bedroom 92 25%
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 $46,780 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47872 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 47872 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,029 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,469 21%
 No Earnings 3,429 50%
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 2,029 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,469 21%
 No Earnings 3,429 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,362 90.5%
 Public transportation 34 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 3.8%
 Worked at Home 103 3.9%
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. 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 408 17%
 High School Graduate 1,551 66%
 Associate's degree 104 4%
 Bachelor's degree 202 9%
 Master's degree 65 3%
 Professional school degree 21 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 938 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 77 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 208 17.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47872

ZIP Code 47872 is in the Rockville Community School Corporation. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47872.

Rockville Elementary School
406 West Elm St
Rockville, IN 47872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockville Community School Corporation
Rockville Jr-Sr High School
506 Beadle St
Rockville, IN 47872
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rockville Community School Corporation
Ferndale School
10476 E 300 S
Rockville, IN 47872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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