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ZIP Code 47885

Primary City:West Terre Haute, IN (View All Cities)
County: Vigo County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:17am)
Coordinates:39.5, -87.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47885

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47885. 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 47885. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47885, 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:
West Terre Haute, IN
Acceptable:
Sandford, W Terre Haute
Unacceptable:
Barnhart Town, Champion, Dresser, Fayette, Ferguson Hill, Kenwood, Larimer Hill, Libertyville, Liggett, Marion Heights, Pine Ridge, Shirkleville, South Lake, Sycamore Park, Tecumseh, Toad Hop, Vermillion Acres, Wanda Lake, Whitcomb Heights, Windemere Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 47885 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47885 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 47885 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47885 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,009
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,935
Median Home Value $88,800
Land Area 82.32 sq mi
Water Area 2.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,531
Median Household Income $47,381

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2322982973662652282362633153433463323022391351016644
Female22228530835022221923731234731334331833125619814211187
Total454583605716487447473575662656689650633495333243177131

Gender

 Male 4,408 49%
 Female 4,601 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,848 98.2%
 Black Or African American 17 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.3%
 Asian 24 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 77 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4323248760163943723371
Renter59150143118111947637
Total102382630719750531309108

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,909 54%
 Single Guardian 620 18%
 Singles 854 24%
 Singles With Roommate 148 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,402 68%
 Households with Kids 1,129 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4945395045596469614862597058619270845965
Female3952494058526649605968636355827670665649
Total88978890103111130118121107130122133113143168140150115114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47885 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47885 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47885 real estate data, the median home value of $88,800 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 47885. Rentals in 47885 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 47885 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,009 100%
 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 1,687 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,056 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 788 20%
 Households Vacant 404 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 142 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 37 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 192 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 180 25%
 2 Bedroom 253 35%
 3+ Bedroom 270 38%
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 $47,381 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47885 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. More commuters in 47885 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 2,648 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,701 23%
 No Earnings 2,968 41%
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 2,648 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,701 23%
 No Earnings 2,968 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,584 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 3%
 Worked at Home 90 2%
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 532 17.9%
 High School Graduate 1,897 63.7%
 Associate's degree 243 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 208 7.0%
 Master's degree 62 2.1%
 Professional school degree 28 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,445 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47885

ZIP Code 47885 is in the Vigo County School Corporation. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47885.

Sugar Creek Consolidated Elementary School
4226 West Old Us 40
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vigo County School Corporation
Fayette Elementary School
9400 North Beech Place
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vigo County School Corporation
West Vigo Elementary School
501 West Olive St
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vigo County School Corporation
West Vigo Middle School
4750 West Sarah Myers Dr
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vigo County School Corporation
West Vigo High School
4590 West Sarah Myers Dr
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vigo County School Corporation

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