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ZIP Code 47944

Primary City:Fowler, IN (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:15am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.6, -87.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47944

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47944. 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 47944. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47944, 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:
Fowler, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47944 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47944 is located in northwest 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 47944 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is 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 47944 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,623
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,604
Median Home Value $84,800
Land Area 185.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,423
Median Household Income $51,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1291111311369786991051101371361321048369503631
Female1161281311167194761041261271541289610362746273
Total24523926225216818017520923626429026020018613112498104

Gender

 Male 1,782 49%
 Female 1,841 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,509 96.9%
 Black Or African American 15 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 35 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1310115723021217111748
Renter2673688154282915
Total3917422531126619914663

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 776 55%
 Single Guardian 194 14%
 Singles 403 28%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 989 70%
 Households with Kids 434 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male322621311424233020332024262827244632726
Female2226202223312425252526222632282423231820
Total5452415337554755455846465260554869552546

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47944 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47944 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47944 real estate data, the median home value of $84,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47944. Rentals in 47944 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47944 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,546 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 668 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 381 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 374 23%
 Households Vacant 181 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 30.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2.8%
 For Sale Only 27 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 8.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 35.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 75 24%
 2 Bedroom 100 32%
 3+ Bedroom 139 44%
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 $51,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47944 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 47944 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 1,178 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 680 25%
 No Earnings 859 32%
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 1,178 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 680 25%
 No Earnings 859 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,371 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 118 7%
 Worked at Home 108 7%
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 80 7%
 High School Graduate 761 68%
 Associate's degree 107 10%
 Bachelor's degree 96 9%
 Master's degree 56 5%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 11 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 508 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 142 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47944

ZIP Code 47944 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47944.

Sacred Heart Elementary School
607 N Washington Ave
Fowler, IN 47944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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