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ZIP Code 47283

Primary City:Westport, IN (View All Cities)
County: Decatur County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:49pm)
Coordinates:39.2, -85.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47283

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47283. 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 47283. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47283, 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:
Westport, IN
Unacceptable:
Alert, Quailtown, Sardinia

Stats and Demographics for the 47283 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47283 is located in east 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 47283 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47283 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,386
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,457
Median Home Value $108,600
Land Area 59.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,286
Median Household Income $48,169

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 512298220
5-9142126268
10-14133143276
15-19121111232
20-249575170
25-298988177
30-34112101213
35-39106117223
40-44113133246
45-49135117252
50-54130129259
55-59101107208
60-649490184
65-697083153
70-746368131
75-79353974
80-84183351
85 Plus183149

Gender

 Male 1,697 50%
 Female 1,689 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,323 98.1%
 Black Or African American 5 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 43 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24132841
25-3410277179
35-4416771238
45-5424042282
55-6420231233
65-7415725182
75-84821092
85 Plus30939

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 722 56%
 Single Guardian 216 17%
 Singles 279 22%
 Singles With Roommate 69 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 821 64%
 Households with Kids 465 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1201838
2301848
3291948
4231639
5202242
6302353
7293160
8222446
9412667
10332659
11293968
12262046
13223052
14232851
15231437
16272653
17283361
18252045
19181836
20211839

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47283 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47283 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47283 real estate data, the median home value of $108,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47283 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47283 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47283 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,386 100%
 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 637 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 356 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 293 20%
 Households Vacant 171 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 15.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 31 18.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 58.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 6%
 1 Bedroom 46 19%
 2 Bedroom 78 31%
 3+ Bedroom 108 44%
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 $48,169 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47283 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 47283 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 47283 can expect to fall in that range. 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 868 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 624 29%
 No Earnings 679 31%
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 868 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 624 29%
 No Earnings 679 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,203 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 3%
 Worked at Home 15 1%
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 98 11%
 High School Graduate 585 67%
 Associate's degree 89 10%
 Bachelor's degree 45 5%
 Master's degree 55 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 568 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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