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ZIP Code 47904

Primary City:Lafayette, IN (View All Cities)
County: Tippecanoe County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (4:53pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.44, -86.88
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47904. 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 47904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47904, 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 47904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47904 is located in north 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 47904 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47904 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,277
Population Density 2,876 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,456
Median Home Value $83,000
Land Area 5.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,721
Median Household Income $33,379

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6325103885141,044951713589477553552412327230156121120121
Female597480395453835722564452404477479461361237231195230294
Total1,2299907839671,8791,6731,2771,0418811,0301,031873688467387316350415

Gender

 Male 8,410 52%
 Female 7,867 48%
Gender

Race

 White 13,612 83.6%
 Black Or African American 998 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.5%
 Asian 184 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 968 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 432 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner99453462637607414345160
Renter6941,0185975843901567035
Total7931,4711,0591,221997570415195

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,075 31%
 Single Guardian 1,340 20%
 Singles 2,549 38%
 Singles With Roommate 757 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,906 73%
 Households with Kids 1,815 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male136131111114111117105987996916766689010886105125186
Female1041221271171031068310385758582926188868977113145
Total240253238231214223188201164171176149158129178194175182238331

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47904 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 47904 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47904 real estate data, the median home value of $83,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47904 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47904 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,276 93.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 625 3.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 319 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,308 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,544 48%
 Households Vacant 735 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 44.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.8%
 For Sale Only 118 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 3.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 216 29.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 155 4%
 1 Bedroom 878 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,328 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,184 33%
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 $33,379 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47904 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 47904 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 4,622 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,119 33%
 No Earnings 3,815 30%
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 4,622 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,119 33%
 No Earnings 3,815 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,114 88%
 Public transportation 239 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 149 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 295 4%
 Worked at Home 169 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 859 17.5%
 High School Graduate 2,869 58.4%
 Associate's degree 283 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 583 11.9%
 Master's degree 228 4.6%
 Professional school degree 71 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,904 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 264 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 423 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47904

ZIP Code 47904 is in the Lafayette School Corporation. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47904.

Greater Lafayette Area Se
2300 Cason St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Murdock Elementary School
2100 Cason St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Lafayette Sunnyside Middle School
530 North 26th St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Vinton Elementary School
3101 Elmwood Ave
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
St Lawrence Elementary School
1902 Meharry St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lafayette Christian School
525 N 26th St
Lafayette, IN 47904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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