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ZIP Code 46573

Post Office City:Wakarusa, IN (View All Cities)
County: Elkhart County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (8:57pm)
Area code: 574 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.54, -86.05
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46573

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 46573. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 46573 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Wakarusa, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46573 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46573 is located in northern 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 46573 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46573 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,565
Population Density 104 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,346
Median Home Value $146,600
Land Area 34.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,264
Median Household Income $50,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5113110223
5-9148139287
10-14136158294
15-19126118244
20-2410479183
25-297566141
30-3480104184
35-39116110226
40-44108126234
45-49136123259
50-54121125246
55-59116113229
60-6491106197
65-696585150
70-744557102
75-79454590
80-84345993
85 Plus49134183

Gender

 Male 1,708 48%
 Female 1,857 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,436 96.4%
 Black Or African American 19 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 28 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 28 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24171835
25-348542127
35-4419150241
45-5423639275
55-6420336239
65-7413418152
75-848716103
85 Plus494392

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 817 65%
 Single Guardian 133 11%
 Singles 287 23%
 Singles With Roommate 27 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 824 65%
 Households with Kids 440 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151732
2263460
3262248
4271744
5342256
6332356
7313162
8223052
9283361
10223860
11282755
12243761
13312152
14313566
15252651
16262652
17323365
18252449
1918927
20212041

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46573 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46573 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46573 real estate data, the median home value of $146,600 is slightly less than average 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 46573. Rentals in 46573 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46573 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,456 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 109 3%
 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 651 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 351 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 262 19%
 Households Vacant 82 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 11 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 7%
 1 Bedroom 74 35%
 2 Bedroom 46 22%
 3+ Bedroom 77 36%
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 $50,542 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46573 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 46573 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.

For more information, see Wakarusa, IN commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 905 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 888 33%
 No Earnings 867 33%
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 905 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 888 33%
 No Earnings 867 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,407 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2%
 Worked at Home 131 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 250 10.9%
 High School Graduate 1,398 61.2%
 Associate's degree 151 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 321 14.0%
 Master's degree 137 6.0%
 Professional school degree 23 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 529 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 128 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46573

ZIP Code 46573 is in the following school districts: Wa-Nee Community School District, Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation, and Private. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46573.

North Wood Middle School
301 N Elkhart
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wa-Nee Community School District
Madison Elementary School
66030 Dogwood Rd
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation
Wakarusa Elementary School
400 N Washington St
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wa-Nee Community School District
Old Order Mennonite Garden Spot
29731 County Road 36
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wabash School
66744 County Road 7
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pineview
30719 Cr 46
Wakarusa, IN 46573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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