Indianapolis, IN 46205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Uptown, IN 46205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 833
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,513
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,076
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.827, Longitude -86.133
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Indianapolis, IN 46205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,612
Population in Households 26,446
Population in Familes 17,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 4,064
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 11,734
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 5,819
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,214 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,520 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,286 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $137,898
Average Home Value $184,546


Median Household Income $36,279
Average Household Income $53,857
Per Capita Income $23,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.79%
Households 0.36% 0.69%
Families 0.15% 0.55%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Indianapolis, IN 46205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46205 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 # 84 89th
Population Density1 # 13 98th
Diversity Index2 # 47 94th
Median Household Income # 726 8th
Per Capita Income # 401 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.