Rising Sun, IN 47040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rising Sun, IN 47040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 139
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,054
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 153
  • County: Ohio County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.95, Longitude -84.858
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rising Sun, IN 47040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,313
Population in Households 5,261
Population in Familes 4,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,131
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,492 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $144,948
Average Home Value $172,034


Median Household Income $47,320
Average Household Income $59,748
Per Capita Income $24,148
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.32%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.13% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.95%
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.

Rising Sun, IN 47040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47040 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 # 293 63rd
Population Density1 # 418 47th
Diversity Index2 # 545 31st
Median Household Income # 504 36th
Per Capita Income # 376 52nd

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