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ZIP Code 47720

Primary City:Evansville, IN (View All Cities)
County: Vanderburgh County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:54am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -87.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47720. 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 47720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47720, 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:
Evansville, IN
Unacceptable:
Darmstadt

Stats and Demographics for the 47720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47720 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 47720 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47720 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,413
Population Density 314 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,253
Median Home Value $127,600
Land Area 55.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,925
Median Household Income $62,115

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5452442894
5-95945101,104
10-145945651,159
15-195525561,108
20-245365041,040
25-29489439928
30-34398430828
35-39478465943
40-445545661,120
45-496467261,372
50-547587671,525
55-596916591,350
60-645235091,032
65-69374426800
70-74288393681
75-79250294544
80-84195308503
85 Plus141341482

Gender

 Male 8,513 49%
 Female 8,900 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,915 97.1%
 Black Or African American 121 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 77 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 91 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 181 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24103143246
25-34579208787
35-449591231,082
45-541,4231371,560
55-641,3051021,407
65-7482874902
75-84550119669
85 Plus18983272

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,990 58%
 Single Guardian 915 13%
 Singles 1,702 25%
 Singles With Roommate 318 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,827 70%
 Households with Kids 2,098 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17688164
28585170
310774181
490104194
510981190
6127108235
7102115217
813095225
9126111237
10123115238
11131112243
12104117221
13127126253
1410995204
15117116233
16115129244
17117121238
18123117240
198073153
2010177178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47720 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47720 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47720 real estate data, the median home value of $127,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47720 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,128 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 201 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,616 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,320 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 989 14%
 Households Vacant 328 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 65 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 109 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 325 34%
 2 Bedroom 417 43%
 3+ Bedroom 218 23%
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 $62,115 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47720 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 47720 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,444 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,848 26%
 No Earnings 4,354 30%
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 6,444 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,848 26%
 No Earnings 4,354 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,688 94.9%
 Public transportation 31 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 1.1%
 Worked at Home 295 3.2%
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 358 6%
 High School Graduate 4,031 65%
 Associate's degree 388 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,013 16%
 Master's degree 275 4%
 Professional school degree 78 1%
 Doctorate degree 70 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,178 61.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,137 32.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 213 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47720

ZIP Code 47720 is in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47720.

Cynthia Heights Elementary School
7225 Big Cynthiana Rd
Evansville, IN 47720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
Resurrection Elementary School
5301 New Harmony Rd
Evansville, IN 47720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph Elementary School
6130 W Saint Joseph Rd
Evansville, IN 47720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mater Dei High School
1300 Harmony Way
Evansville, IN 47720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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