Indianapolis, IN 46260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Acceptable Alternative
Meridian Hills, IN 46260
Meridian Hls, IN 46260
Nora, IN 46260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 702
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,829
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,794
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.893, Longitude -86.181
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46260 has segments in 2 Counties (Hamilton, Marion).

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Indianapolis, IN 46260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,681
Population in Households 32,974
Population in Familes 24,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density1 3,271
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 14,463
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 8,037
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,687 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,776 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,649 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $177,571
Average Home Value $247,013


Median Household Income $45,005
Average Household Income $71,807
Per Capita Income $31,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.51%
Households -0.02% 0.38%
Families -0.17% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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 46260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46260 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 # 43 95th
Population Density1 # 27 97th
Diversity Index2 # 17 98th
Median Household Income # 562 29th
Per Capita Income # 74 91st

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