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ZIP Code 46987

Post Office City:Sweetser, IN (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Grant County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:04pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.57, -85.77
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46987

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Primary/preferred city:
Sweetser, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46987 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46987 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46987 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 46987 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 776
Population Density 1,419 people per sq mi
Housing Units 328
Median Home Value $118,200
Land Area 0.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 304
Median Household Income $52,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 5221537
85 Plus7815


 Male 374 48%
 Female 402 52%


 White 747 96.3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 207 68%
 Single Guardian 31 10%
 Singles 60 20%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 206 68%
 Households with Kids 98 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46987 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46987 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 46987 real estate data, the median home value of $118,200 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 46987. Rentals in 46987 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46987 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 776 100%
 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 179 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 80 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 14%
 Households Vacant 24 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 38%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 31%
 2 Bedroom 28 54%
 3+ Bedroom 8 15%
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 $52,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46987 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46987 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 46987 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 211 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 108 23%
 No Earnings 153 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 211 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 108 23%
 No Earnings 153 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 274 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 4 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 3 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Sweetser, IN education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 45 11%
 High School Graduate 287 68%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 38 9%
 Master's degree 27 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 8 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 88 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46987

ZIP Code 46987 is in the Oak Hill United School Corporation. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46987.

Sweetser Elementary School
614 N Main St
Sweetser, IN 46987
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oak Hill United School Corporation

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