Plainfield, IN 46168 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46168: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainfield, IN 46168

Acceptable Alternative
Cartersburg, IN 46168

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,313
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,222
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,111
  • County: Hendricks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.709, Longitude -86.395
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plainfield, IN 46168 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,335
Population in Households 31,079
Population in Familes 25,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,256
Population Density1 1,013
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 11,964
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 8,371
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,201 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,763 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $168,506
Average Home Value $195,385


Median Household Income $59,916
Average Household Income $75,757
Per Capita Income $28,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.01% 1.59%
Households 1.67% 1.66%
Families 1.57% 1.59%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Plainfield, IN 46168 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46168 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 95th
Population Density1 # 152 81st
Diversity Index2 # 154 81st
Median Household Income # 127 84th
Per Capita Income # 145 82nd

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