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ZIP Code 46940

Primary City:La Fontaine, IN (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (6:32pm)
Coordinates:40.7, -85.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46940. 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 46940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46940, 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:
La Fontaine, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46940 is located in northeast 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 46940 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 46940 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,548
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,089
Median Home Value $95,800
Land Area 56.81 sq mi
Water Area 1.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 986
Median Household Income $55,766

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56662128
5-97577152
10-1411578193
15-199968167
20-24494493
25-29415293
30-347267139
35-398878166
40-449385178
45-4988100188
50-54111103214
55-599380173
60-647888166
65-696264126
70-746653119
75-79326193
80-84314475
85 Plus285785

Gender

 Male 1,287 51%
 Female 1,261 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,504 98.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481523
25-346736103
35-4413547182
45-5417934213
55-6417716193
65-7413911150
75-8479887
85 Plus31435

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 620 63%
 Single Guardian 123 12%
 Singles 213 22%
 Singles With Roommate 30 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 677 69%
 Households with Kids 309 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181624
2161632
391120
418927
5161329
6131124
7101929
8171229
9192241
1020828
11201939
12161834
13311546
14281846
15181432
16192140
17301444
18181129
1914822
2017522

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46940 has a slightly less than average 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 46940 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46940 real estate data, the median home value of $95,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,457 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 4%
 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 493 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 322 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 171 16%
 Households Vacant 103 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 22 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 13%
 2 Bedroom 43 29%
 3+ Bedroom 87 58%
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 $55,766 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46940 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 46940 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 893 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 477 21%
 No Earnings 873 39%
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 893 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 477 21%
 No Earnings 873 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,155 95.0%
 Public transportation 14 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 1.2%
 Worked at Home 30 2.5%
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 147 15.3%
 High School Graduate 632 65.8%
 Associate's degree 36 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 50 5.2%
 Master's degree 89 9.3%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 414 94.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46940

ZIP Code 46940 is in the M S D Wabash County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46940.

Lafontaine Elementary School
207 North Wabash Ave
Lafontaine, IN 46940
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: M S D Wabash County School District

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