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ZIP Code 46036

Primary City:Elwood, IN (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:05am)
Coordinates:40.3, -85.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46036

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46036. 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 46036. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46036, 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:
Elwood, IN
Unacceptable:
Curtisville, Duck Creek, Leisure, Meadowood Est, Meadowood Estates, New Lancaster, Pipe Creek, Rigdon, West Elwood

Stats and Demographics for the 46036 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46036 is located in east 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 46036 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46036 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,663
Population Density 148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,475
Median Home Value $80,400
Land Area 78.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,720
Median Household Income $40,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5374394768
5-9385349734
10-14373382755
15-19388385773
20-24324353677
25-29325286611
30-34328329657
35-39352339691
40-44359385744
45-49467470937
50-54502468970
55-59428381809
60-64351379730
65-69291277568
70-74200227427
75-79132188320
80-8495165260
85 Plus71161232

Gender

 Male 5,745 49%
 Female 5,918 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,325 97.1%
 Black Or African American 21 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.2%
 Asian 33 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 101 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 154 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2465110175
25-34269289558
35-44470283753
45-547832731,056
55-64751162913
65-74546119665
75-8437442416
85 Plus16420184

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,347 50%
 Single Guardian 850 18%
 Singles 1,269 27%
 Singles With Roommate 254 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,245 69%
 Households with Kids 1,475 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16085145
27469143
38595180
48163144
57972151
68956145
75983142
87068138
98870158
107272144
116078138
128675161
137169140
148488172
157876154
168275157
178698184
187468142
196868136
206372135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46036 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46036 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46036 real estate data, the median home value of $80,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46036 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46036 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46036 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,659 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,181 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,241 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,298 24%
 Households Vacant 755 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 24.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.3%
 For Sale Only 157 20.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 7.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 332 44.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 210 17%
 2 Bedroom 385 31%
 3+ Bedroom 663 53%
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 $40,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46036 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. However, that is not the case in 46036. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,276 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,340 26%
 No Earnings 3,508 38%
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 3,276 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,340 26%
 No Earnings 3,508 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,509 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 192 4%
 Worked at Home 159 3%
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. 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 524 13.3%
 High School Graduate 2,640 66.8%
 Associate's degree 340 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 289 7.3%
 Master's degree 108 2.7%
 Professional school degree 43 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,910 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 199 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 400 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46036

ZIP Code 46036 is in the Elwood Community School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46036.

John H Hinds Career Center
1105 North 19th St
Elwood, IN 46036
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Elwood Community School Corporation
Elwood Elementary School
940 North 19th St
Elwood, IN 46036
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elwood Community School Corporation
Elwood Community Middle School
1207 North 19th St
Elwood, IN 46036
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elwood Community School Corporation
Elwood Community High School
1137 North 19th St
Elwood, IN 46036
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elwood Community School Corporation

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