Garrett, IN 46738 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46738: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Garrett, IN 46738

Not Acceptable, USPS
Altona, IN 46738
Butler Center, IN 46738
Cedar Creek, IN 46738
Dutch Town, IN 46738
Keyser, IN 46738

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 215
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,916
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 98
  • County: DeKalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.348, Longitude -85.134
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Garrett, IN 46738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,572
Population in Households 7,423
Population in Familes 6,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density1 276
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,808
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,089 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 719 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $96,033
Average Home Value $126,687


Median Household Income $48,619
Average Household Income $57,323
Per Capita Income $21,513
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.1%
Households 0.03% 0.09%
Families -0.13% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Garrett, IN 46738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46738 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 # 246 69th
Population Density1 # 251 68th
Diversity Index2 # 299 62nd
Median Household Income # 471 40th
Per Capita Income # 596 24th

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