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ZIP Code 46278

Primary City:Indianapolis, IN (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:33am)
Area code: 317 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.90, -86.30
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46278. 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 46278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46278, 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:
Indianapolis, IN
Acceptable:
New Augusta
Unacceptable:
Traders Point

Stats and Demographics for the 46278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46278 is located in central 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 46278 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 46278 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,197
Population Density 628 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,211
Median Home Value $262,000
Land Area 13.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,053
Median Household Income $106,738

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5242252494
5-9268261529
10-14305314619
15-19309296605
20-24132129261
25-29187208395
30-34216257473
35-39252267519
40-44296326622
45-49415453868
50-54405439844
55-59338349687
60-64247253500
65-69158138296
70-7487106193
75-795961120
80-84445498
85 Plus284674

Gender

 Male 3,988 49%
 Female 4,209 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,306 64.7%
 Black Or African American 2,125 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 396 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 166 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 183 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2417623
25-3431155366
35-4452568593
45-5487347920
55-6464628674
65-7428014294
75-841318139
85 Plus43144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,042 67%
 Single Guardian 315 10%
 Singles 546 18%
 Singles With Roommate 150 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,951 64%
 Households with Kids 1,102 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16545110
2454994
3445397
45256108
5494493
6454489
74959108
86456120
96158119
105453107
116854122
126164125
136877145
145466120
157078148
167772149
177663139
186147108
19253661
20272350

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46278 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46278 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 46278 real estate data, the median home value of $262,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46278. Rentals in 46278 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,193 100.0%
 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 2,404 75%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 422 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 227 7%
 Households Vacant 158 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 60 38%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 59 25%
 3+ Bedroom 173 75%
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 $106,738 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46278 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. More commuters in 46278 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,021 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 23%
 No Earnings 1,376 24%
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 3,021 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 23%
 No Earnings 1,376 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,641 94.5%
 Public transportation 9 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 0.7%
 Worked at Home 175 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 46278 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 35 2%
 High School Graduate 490 21%
 Associate's degree 89 4%
 Bachelor's degree 984 43%
 Master's degree 335 15%
 Professional school degree 233 10%
 Doctorate degree 132 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,057 56.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 678 36.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 149 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46278

ZIP Code 46278 is in the In Connections Acad Virtual Pilot School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46278.

Indiana Connections Academy
6640 Intech Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: In Connections Acad Virtual Pilot School District
Fishback Creek Public Aca
8301 West 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: M S D Pike Township School District
Rhema Child Care Ministry & Pre-School
7880 Lafayette Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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