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ZIP Code 46979

Primary City:Russiaville, IN (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (12:33pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.4, -86.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46979. 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 46979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46979, 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:
Russiaville, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46979 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 46979 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 46979 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,733
Population Density 112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,896
Median Home Value $135,700
Land Area 42.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,763
Median Household Income $70,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510498202
5-9187179366
10-14206199405
15-19219166385
20-249181172
25-299893191
30-34121140261
35-39156165321
40-44172196368
45-49223204427
50-54191194385
55-59186174360
60-64151134285
65-69108133241
70-747563138
75-795357110
80-84214465
85 Plus183351

Gender

 Male 2,380 50%
 Female 2,353 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,602 97.2%
 Black Or African American 42 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412618
25-3416329192
35-4429742339
45-5440538443
55-6436819387
65-742197226
75-8410122123
85 Plus31435

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,194 68%
 Single Guardian 208 12%
 Singles 322 18%
 Singles With Roommate 39 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,092 62%
 Households with Kids 671 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141125
2162339
3242044
4342761
5323264
6433780
7312354
8444690
9374178
10413576
11384381
12365389
13533487
14383472
15383472
166839107
17463278
18453277
19222951
20192140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46979 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46979 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 46979 real estate data, the median home value of $135,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46979. Rentals in 46979 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46979 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,733 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 1,168 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 428 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 167 9%
 Households Vacant 133 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 49 37%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 5%
 1 Bedroom 23 11%
 2 Bedroom 66 31%
 3+ Bedroom 115 54%
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 $70,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46979 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 46979 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,790 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 817 20%
 No Earnings 1,428 35%
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 1,790 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 817 20%
 No Earnings 1,428 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,227 94.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 1.8%
 Worked at Home 79 3.4%
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 91 5.2%
 High School Graduate 1,134 65.1%
 Associate's degree 146 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 186 10.7%
 Master's degree 130 7.5%
 Professional school degree 53 3.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 985 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 170 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 2.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46979

ZIP Code 46979 is in the Western School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46979.

Western Primary School
2600 South 600 West
Russiaville, IN 46979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Western School Corporation
Western Intermediate School
2600 South 600 West
Russiaville, IN 46979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Western School Corporation
Western Middle School
2600 South 600 West
Russiaville, IN 46979
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Western School Corporation
Western High School
2600 South 600 West
Russiaville, IN 46979
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Western School Corporation

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