Petroleum, IN 46778 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Petroleum, IN 46778

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 53
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wells County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.612, Longitude -85.149
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Petroleum, IN 46778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 155
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 228
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $122,727
Average Home Value $165,761


Median Household Income $39,165
Average Household Income $47,684
Per Capita Income $16,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.48% 1.62%
Households 2.6% 1.79%
Families 2.5% 1.84%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Petroleum, IN 46778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46778 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 # 719 9th
Population Density1 # 271 66th
Diversity Index2 # 658 17th
Median Household Income # 687 13th
Per Capita Income # 747 5th

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