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ZIP Code 47905

Primary City:Lafayette, IN (View All Cities)
County: Tippecanoe County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:34am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.4, -86.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47905

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47905. 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 47905. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47905, 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:
Colburn, La Fayette

Stats and Demographics for the 47905 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47905 is located in central 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 47905 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 higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47905 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,910
Population Density 325 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,306
Median Home Value $136,300
Land Area 119.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,917
Median Household Income $52,174

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4631,3011,1831,2951,3171,5791,2631,2341,2111,3061,3331,2911,030737532340277195
Female1,3821,2621,2151,2241,4761,4881,2991,2321,1711,3011,4221,3931,189881632528461467
Total2,8452,5632,3982,5192,7933,0672,5622,4662,3822,6072,7552,6842,2191,6181,164868738662

Gender

 Male 18,887 49%
 Female 20,023 51%
Gender

Race

 White 33,728 86.7%
 Black Or African American 1,554 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 124 0.3%
 Asian 640 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,043 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 819 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1581,2031,7362,2032,3371,466894308
Renter9991,612911824553303233177
Total1,1572,8152,6473,0272,8901,7691,127485

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,791 49%
 Single Guardian 2,446 15%
 Singles 4,599 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,081 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,048 69%
 Households with Kids 4,869 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male304315292258280265242249265238231255234225276267272272208205
Female276282285265239263261255244244265244224238228259266239232251
Total580597577523519528503504509482496499458463504526538511440456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47905 has a small 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 47905 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 47905 real estate data, the median home value of $136,300 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 47905. Rentals in 47905 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47905 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,473 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 88 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 158 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 191 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,519 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,786 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,612 32%
 Households Vacant 1,389 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 623 44.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.7%
 For Sale Only 240 17.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 118 8.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 324 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 129 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,792 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,532 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,643 27%
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 $52,174 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47905 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 47905 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 14,713 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,736 24%
 No Earnings 9,201 29%
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 14,713 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,736 24%
 No Earnings 9,201 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,358 92.0%
 Public transportation 231 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 134 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 609 3.1%
 Worked at Home 612 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,148 9%
 High School Graduate 6,684 52%
 Associate's degree 1,000 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,325 18%
 Master's degree 1,087 9%
 Professional school degree 264 2%
 Doctorate degree 248 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,136 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,273 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 728 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47905

ZIP Code 47905 is in the Lafayette School Corporation. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47905.

Glen Acres Elementary School
3767 Kimberly Dr
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Thomas Miller Elementary School
700 South 4th St
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
East Tipp Middle School
7501 East 300 North
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Hershey Elementary School
7521 East 300 North
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Southwestern Middle School
2100 West 800 South
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Wainwright Middle School
7501 East 700 South
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Wyandotte Elementary
5865 East 50 South
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Jefferson High School
1801 South 18th St
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Lafayette Tecumseh Jr High School
2101 South 18th St/teal Rd
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lafayette School Corporation
Kiddie Kollege
201 Veterans Memorial Pkwy E
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian School
5526 State Road 26 E
Lafayette, IN 47905
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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