Indianapolis, IN 46208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Acceptable Alternative
Rocky Ripple, IN 46208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 638
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,494
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,978
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.821, Longitude -86.169
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Indianapolis, IN 46208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,391
Population in Households 18,713
Population in Familes 12,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,678
Population Density1 3,392
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 8,263
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,944 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,319 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,160 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $123,805
Average Home Value $184,907


Median Household Income $33,410
Average Household Income $54,514
Per Capita Income $22,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.47%
Households 0.06% 0.44%
Families -0.21% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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 46208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46208 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 # 120 85th
Population Density1 # 23 97th
Diversity Index2 # 48 94th
Median Household Income # 744 5th
Per Capita Income # 534 32nd

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