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ZIP Code 47906

Post Office City:West Lafayette, IN (View All Cities)
County: Tippecanoe County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:13am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -87.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47906

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 47906. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 47906 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:
West Lafayette, IN
Acceptable:
La Fayette, Lafayette, W Lafayette

Stats and Demographics for the 47906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47906 is located in northern Indiana and covers a slightly higher 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 47906 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47906 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 66,972
Population Density 494 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,432
Median Home Value $165,300
Land Area 135.68 sq mi
Water Area 1.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,671
Median Household Income $36,101

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 23


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,4721,4852,957
5-91,3661,2262,592
10-141,2061,1822,388
15-195,3274,4179,744
20-2413,3379,33722,674
25-292,7522,0764,828
30-341,6101,5083,118
35-391,2761,2632,539
40-441,1301,1572,287
45-491,1361,2492,385
50-541,1841,2782,462
55-591,1371,2382,375
60-649039441,847
65-695896301,219
70-744775311,008
75-79389428817
80-84294459753
85 Plus362617979

Gender

 Male 35,947 54%
 Female 31,025 46%
Gender

Race

 White 53,187 79.4%
 Black Or African American 1,971 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.2%
 Asian 9,230 13.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.0%
 Other Race 1,025 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,424 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242857,5497,834
25-341,1682,9834,151
35-441,7059302,635
45-542,2065522,758
55-642,0993072,406
65-741,1571701,327
75-84727248975
85 Plus266319585

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,275 37%
 Single Guardian 2,017 9%
 Singles 6,405 28%
 Singles With Roommate 5,974 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,662 78%
 Households with Kids 5,009 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1298286584
2275288563
3290304594
4281287568
5290240530
6250274524
7278243521
8273258531
9275211486
10244232476
11264222486
12228235463
13228237465
14242256498
15245225470
16251236487
17270235505
181,1401,0162,156
193,4212,7056,126
203,6642,8476,511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47906 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 47906 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 47906 real estate data, the median home value of $165,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 47906. Rentals in 47906 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see West Lafayette, IN home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 54,111 80.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 588 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 12,162 18.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 111 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,008 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,605 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,058 53%
 Households Vacant 1,761 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 883 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2%
 For Sale Only 466 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 124 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 752 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,994 23%
 2 Bedroom 4,342 33%
 3+ Bedroom 5,192 39%
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 $36,101 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47906 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 47906 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 47906 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 47906 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,776 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29,746 50%
 No Earnings 16,086 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 13,776 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29,746 50%
 No Earnings 16,086 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,680 72.7%
 Public transportation 1,539 5.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4,737 16.7%
 Worked at Home 1,435 5.0%
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 1,518 5%
 High School Graduate 9,063 33%
 Associate's degree 1,460 5%
 Bachelor's degree 6,864 25%
 Master's degree 5,033 18%
 Professional school degree 692 3%
 Doctorate degree 2,978 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,889 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,305 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 869 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47906

ZIP Code 47906 is in the following school districts: Tippecanoe School Corporation, West Lafayette Community School Corporation, Beacon Academy, and Private. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47906.

Burnett Creek Elementary School
5700 N 50 W
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Battle Ground Middle School
6100 N 50 W
West Lafeyette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Klondike Elementary School
3311 Klondike Rd
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Klondike Middle School
3307 Klondike Rd
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
Cumberland Elementary School
600 Cumberland Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Lafayette Community School Corporation
Happy Hollow Elementary
1200 N Salisbury
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Lafayette Community School Corporation
Beacon Academy
620 Cumberland Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Beacon Academy
William Henry Harrison High School
5701 N 50 W
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tippecanoe School Corporation
West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School
1105 N Grant St
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Lafayette Community School Corporation
Montessori School of Great
2552 Soldiers Home Rd.
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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