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ZIP Code 47917

Primary City:Ambia, IN (View All Cities)
Coordinates:40.5, -87.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47917. 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 47917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47917, 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:
Ambia, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47917 is located in northwest 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 47917 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47917 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 491
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 206
Median Home Value $56,300
Land Area 39.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 181
Median Household Income $34,286

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2719211612121511141815241397557
Female5172121101514171819191915134626
Total32364237222729283237344328221111713

Gender

 Male 250 51%
 Female 241 49%
Gender

Race

 White 425 87%
 Black Or African American 6 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 49 10%
 Two Or More Races 11 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11422323516117
Renter313469215
Total427263844181212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 64%
 Single Guardian 23 13%
 Singles 38 21%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 111 61%
 Households with Kids 70 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male47645333523943035623
Female10215232574640556411
Total5785105651097158358111034

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47917 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47917 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47917 real estate data, the median home value of $56,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47917 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 491 100%
 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 71 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 43 21%
 Households Vacant 25 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 84%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 5%
 2 Bedroom 38 66%
 3+ Bedroom 17 29%
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 $34,286 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47917 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 47917 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 169 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 85 21%
 No Earnings 150 37%
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 169 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 85 21%
 No Earnings 150 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 197 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 73 40%
 High School Graduate 86 47%
 Associate's degree 11 6%
 Bachelor's degree 12 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 99 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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