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ZIP Code 47855

Primary City:Hymera, IN (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Sullivan County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (4:55pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.19, -87.30
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47855. 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 47855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47855, 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:
Hymera, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47855 is located in west 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 47855 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47855 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 546
Population Density 685 people per sq mi
Housing Units 241
Median Home Value $53,700
Land Area 0.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 196
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 282 52%
 Female 264 48%


 White 546 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 105 54%
 Single Guardian 45 23%
 Singles 39 20%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 117 60%
 Households with Kids 79 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47855 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47855 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47855 real estate data, the median home value of $53,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 47855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 546 100%
 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 89 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 15%
 Households Vacant 45 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 63%
 3+ Bedroom 9 38%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 47855 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. In 47855 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 143 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 17%
 No Earnings 203 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 143 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 17%
 No Earnings 203 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 181 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 56 34%
 High School Graduate 81 49%
 Associate's degree 6 4%
 Bachelor's degree 21 13%
 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 93 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47855

ZIP Code 47855 is in the Northeast School Corporation. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47855.

Hymera Elementary School
502 North Vine St
Hymera, IN 47855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northeast School Corporation

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