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ZIP Code 47857

Primary City:Knightsville, IN (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Clay County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:24am)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.526, -87.091
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47857

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47857. 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 47857. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47857, 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:
Knightsville, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47857 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47857 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 47857 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47857 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 571
Population Density 1,111 people per sq mi
Housing Units 165
Median Home Value $61,500
Land Area 0.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 147
Median Household Income $51,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 46

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


 Male 288 50%
 Female 283 50%


 White 548 96.0%
 Black Or African American 9 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.8%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 87 59%
 Single Guardian 31 21%
 Singles 24 16%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 88 60%
 Households with Kids 59 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47857 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47857 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47857 real estate data, the median home value of $61,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 47857 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47857 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 413 72%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 76 13%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 14%
 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 81 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 40 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 16%
 Households Vacant 18 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 22%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 14%
 2 Bedroom 4 19%
 3+ Bedroom 14 67%
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 $51,750 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 47857 can expect to fall in that range. 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 170 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 23%
 No Earnings 160 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 170 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 23%
 No Earnings 160 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 235 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 7 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 6%
 High School Graduate 125 81%
 Associate's degree 12 8%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 7 5%
 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 109 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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