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ZIP Code 47921

Primary City:Boswell, IN (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:37am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.48, -87.37
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47921. 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 47921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47921, 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:
Boswell, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47921 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 47921 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47921 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,078
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 497
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 41.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 432
Median Household Income $52,639

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male363156382332293537393839213018956
Female313832392040314244344332213326151916
Total676988774372607781738171426344242422

Gender

 Male 522 48%
 Female 556 52%
Gender

Race

 White 977 90.6%
 Black Or African American 5 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 79 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner430656955653621
Renter62424186540
Total1054898761704021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 228 53%
 Single Guardian 67 16%
 Singles 120 28%
 Singles With Roommate 17 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 297 69%
 Households with Kids 135 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male87697696315108101312464123
Female3681011649810684471310722
Total111314191812131511251616141719171611145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47921 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47921 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47921 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47921 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47921 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,078 100%
 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 214 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 131 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 87 18%
 Households Vacant 65 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 12 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 5%
 2 Bedroom 63 50%
 3+ Bedroom 56 45%
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 $52,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47921 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. However, that is not the case in 47921. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 387 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 203 24%
 No Earnings 239 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 387 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 203 24%
 No Earnings 239 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 466 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 5%
 Worked at Home 27 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 27 8%
 High School Graduate 234 67%
 Associate's degree 9 3%
 Bachelor's degree 71 20%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 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 204 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47921

ZIP Code 47921 is in the Benton Community School Corporation. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47921.

Boswell Elementary School
414 West Main St
Boswell, IN 47921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Community School Corporation

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