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ZIP Code 47968

Primary City:New Ross, IN (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (2:04pm)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.96, -86.74
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47968. 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 47968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47968, 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:
New Ross, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47968 is located in central 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 47968 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47968 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 982
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 396
Median Home Value $114,200
Land Area 24.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 371
Median Household Income $49,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5343468
5-9393372
10-14462066
15-19294372
20-24281644
25-29323466
30-34332861
35-39242751
40-44344377
45-49454287
50-54373572
55-59332659
60-64243054
65-69222042
70-74151631
75-79101323
80-8410818
85 Plus51419

Gender

 Male 500 51%
 Female 482 49%
Gender

Race

 White 958 97.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 21 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24639
25-34381856
35-44561066
45-54672087
55-6457865
65-7444347
75-8424327
85 Plus14014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 231 62%
 Single Guardian 37 10%
 Singles 90 24%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 245 66%
 Households with Kids 126 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1279
29413
3111122
46410
58311
67512
77512
881220
99817
1011617
1111415
12729
135510
1412315
156713
1671724
172810
188715
196410
20369

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47968 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47968 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 47968 real estate data, the median home value of $114,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47968 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47968 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 982 100%
 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 206 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 100 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 16%
 Households Vacant 25 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 20 49%
 3+ Bedroom 21 51%
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 $49,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47968 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 47968 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 47968 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 230 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 15%
 No Earnings 224 42%
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 230 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 80 15%
 No Earnings 224 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 261 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 39 14.8%
 High School Graduate 183 69.3%
 Associate's degree 21 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 9 3.4%
 Master's degree 10 3.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 72 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47968

ZIP Code 47968 is in the South Montgomery Community School Corporation. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47968.

Walnut Elementary School
Rd 775 East
New Ross, IN 47968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Montgomery Community School Corporation

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