Wakarusa, IN 46573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wakarusa, IN 46573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 169
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,061
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Elkhart County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.538, Longitude -86.082
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46573 has segments in 2 Counties (Elkhart, St. Joseph).

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Wakarusa, IN 46573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,710
Population in Households 3,602
Population in Familes 3,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,314
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 980
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,005 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $171,145
Average Home Value $224,726


Median Household Income $55,241
Average Household Income $70,126
Per Capita Income $25,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.55%
Households 0.4% 0.54%
Families 0.25% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.46%
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.

Wakarusa, IN 46573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46573 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 # 361 54th
Population Density1 # 378 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 320 60th
Median Household Income # 233 70th
Per Capita Income # 277 65th

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