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ZIP Code 47901

Primary City:Lafayette, IN (View All Cities)
County: Tippecanoe County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (2:48pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.42, -86.89
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47901. 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 47901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47901, 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:
Lafayette, IN
Acceptable:
La Fayette

Stats and Demographics for the 47901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47901 is located in central Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 47901 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47901 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,518
Population Density 5,936 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,193
Median Home Value $119,700
Land Area 0.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,963
Median Household Income $21,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8456577836034720314094116125997243271488
Female946247703262451448584729481683529141324
Total1781181041486865923472251781882191801407856282132

Gender

 Male 1,931 55%
 Female 1,587 45%
Gender

Race

 White 2,976 84.6%
 Black Or African American 224 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 107 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 82 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 118 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1047426179441710
Renter412568222208159571710
Total4226152642692381013420

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 303 15%
 Single Guardian 230 12%
 Singles 1,096 56%
 Singles With Roommate 334 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,700 87%
 Households with Kids 263 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151120141571015913107121514910182728
Female3015197131391017101015758716142539
Total4526392128201925262320221920221626325267

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 47901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47901 real estate data, the median home value of $119,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47901 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,370 96%
 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 148 4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 236 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,653 75%
 Households Vacant 230 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 150 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 16 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 83 6%
 1 Bedroom 736 49%
 2 Bedroom 559 37%
 3+ Bedroom 130 9%
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 $21,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47901 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. ZIP code 47901 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 47901 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 47901 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,140 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,236 43%
 No Earnings 523 18%
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 1,140 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,236 43%
 No Earnings 523 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,539 75%
 Public transportation 249 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 10%
 Worked at Home 56 3%
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 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 185 15%
 High School Graduate 580 47%
 Associate's degree 57 5%
 Bachelor's degree 203 17%
 Master's degree 128 10%
 Professional school degree 22 2%
 Doctorate degree 51 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 181 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47901

ZIP Code 47901 is in the New Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47901.

New Community School
710 North St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Community School District
St Mary Cathedral Elementary School
1200 South St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Boniface School
813 North St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
St James Lutheran Elementary School
615 N 8th St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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