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ZIP Code 47557

Primary City:Monroe City, IN (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Vincennes (4:40pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -87.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47557. 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 47557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47557, 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:
Monroe City, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47557 is located in southwest 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 47557 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47557 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,432
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 620
Median Home Value $74,200
Land Area 54.58 sq mi
Water Area 1.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 567
Median Household Income $58,295

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55556111
5-9524799
10-145448102
15-19573592
20-24413879
25-29464288
30-34514293
35-39444084
40-445051101
45-495452106
50-54394887
55-59504090
60-64504494
65-69293665
70-74172542
75-79192140
80-84132134
85 Plus81725

Gender

 Male 729 51%
 Female 703 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,413 98.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-248816
25-34592685
35-447725102
45-548815103
55-649417111
65-7466672
75-8449655
85 Plus20323

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 331 58%
 Single Guardian 76 13%
 Singles 149 26%
 Singles With Roommate 11 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 366 65%
 Households with Kids 201 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141327
291221
3141226
410717
512618
691423
79817
8161127
96814
10141125
11101121
128917
1314519
1481220
158614
1612719
1720626
1813619
1941014
208513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47557 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47557 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47557 real estate data, the median home value of $74,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,432 100%
 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 289 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 172 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 106 17%
 Households Vacant 53 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 10%
 2 Bedroom 41 40%
 3+ Bedroom 51 50%
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 $58,295 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47557 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. However, that is not the case in 47557. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 488 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 241 24%
 No Earnings 274 27%
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 488 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 241 24%
 No Earnings 274 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 663 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 2%
 Worked at Home 24 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 24 5%
 High School Graduate 366 74%
 Associate's degree 69 14%
 Bachelor's degree 37 7%
 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 215 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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