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ZIP Code 47306

Post Office City:Muncie, IN (View All Cities)
Organization:Ball State Univ, Ball State University
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Delaware County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:33pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.207, -85.409
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47306

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 47306. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 47306 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:
Muncie, IN
Unacceptable:
Ball State Univ, Ball State University

Stats and Demographics for the 47306 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47306 is located in eastern Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 47306 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47306 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,189
Population Density 27,216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9
Land Area 0.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5000
5-9101
10-14000
15-191,5342,2363,770
20-241,0921,2542,346
25-29282856
30-34314
35-39314
40-44000
45-49101
50-54011
55-59044
60-64112
65-69000
70-74000
75-79000
80-84000
85 Plus000

Gender

 Male 2,663 43%
 Female 3,526 57%
Gender

Race

 White 5,527 89.3%
 Black Or African American 419 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 54 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.2%
 Other Race 48 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 117 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24022
25-34112
35-44112
45-54101
55-64101
65-74000
75-84000
85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3 38%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 3 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2 25%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7 88%
 Households with Kids 1 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
7101
8000
9000
10000
11000
12000
13000
14000
15000
16011
17538
18264510774
191,2651,7222,987
207139031,616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47306 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47306 were primarily built in the 1950s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14 0.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6,175 99.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4 44%
 Households Vacant 1 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 100%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 47306 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 47306 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 47306 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.

For more information, see Muncie, IN poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 96 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,188 76%
 No Earnings 1,235 22%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 96 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,188 76%
 No Earnings 1,235 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 346 31%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 697 62%
 Worked at Home 85 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 47306 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 58 98%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 1 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 50 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47306

ZIP Code 47306 is in the following school districts: Burris Laboratory School District and In Acad for Sci Math Humanities School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47306.

Burris Laboratory School
2000 University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Burris Laboratory School District
In Aca for Sci Math & Humanities
Wagoner Halls Ball St Univ
Muncie, IN 47306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: In Acad for Sci Math Humanities School District

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