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ZIP Code 47971

Primary City:Oxford, IN (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:41pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.53, -87.23
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47971. 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 47971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47971, 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:
Oxford, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47971 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 47971 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 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 47971 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,865
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 829
Median Home Value $85,400
Land Area 55.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 739
Median Household Income $45,179

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male 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
Male726069793655504271746853595536141813
Female577164534245516056876256695342292222
Total1291311331327810010110212716113010912810878434035

Gender

 Male 924 50%
 Female 941 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,836 98.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner115392126116935524
Renter9423227232187
Total20951241531391146331

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 416 56%
 Single Guardian 96 13%
 Singles 194 26%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 495 67%
 Households with Kids 244 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131618151418713818916917132214171310
Female1212817221113121313151615518881367
Total2528263236292025213124322422313022301917

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47971 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47971 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47971 real estate data, the median home value of $85,400 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 47971. Rentals in 47971 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,853 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 396 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 174 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 169 20%
 Households Vacant 90 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 14 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 14%
 1 Bedroom 23 13%
 2 Bedroom 67 36%
 3+ Bedroom 68 37%
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 $45,179 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47971 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. Most commuters in 47971 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 656 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 324 22%
 No Earnings 502 34%
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 656 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 324 22%
 No Earnings 502 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 806 91%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 3%
 Worked at Home 37 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 86 13%
 High School Graduate 470 70%
 Associate's degree 41 6%
 Bachelor's degree 41 6%
 Master's degree 17 3%
 Professional school degree 18 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 396 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47971

ZIP Code 47971 is in the Benton Community School Corporation. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47971.

Prairie Crossing Elementary School
2758 South 400 East
Oxford, IN 47971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Community School Corporation
Benton Central Jr-Sr High School
4241 East 300 South
Oxford, IN 47971
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton Community School Corporation

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