Indianapolis, IN 46240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Acceptable Alternative
Nora, IN 46240
Williams Creek, IN 46240
Williams Crk, IN 46240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,592
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,805
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,021
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.906, Longitude -86.128
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46240 has segments in 2 Counties (Hamilton, Marion).

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Indianapolis, IN 46240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,034
Population in Households 19,827
Population in Familes 12,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density1 1,952
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,813
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 4,501
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,548 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,265 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,105 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $230,645
Average Home Value $306,343


Median Household Income $54,767
Average Household Income $81,464
Per Capita Income $40,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.98%
Households 0.82% 0.89%
Families 0.64% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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 46240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46240 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 # 124 84th
Population Density1 # 75 91st
Diversity Index2 # 62 92nd
Median Household Income # 253 68th
Per Capita Income # 12 99th

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