Lexington, IN 47138 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47138: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, IN 47138

Acceptable Alternative
Blocher, IN 47138

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,909
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Scott County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.713, Longitude -85.655
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47138 has segments in 3 Counties (Clark, Jefferson, Scott).

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Lexington, IN 47138 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,888
Population in Households 4,859
Population in Familes 4,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,841
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,539 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $120,472
Average Home Value $152,518


Median Household Income $47,547
Average Household Income $55,765
Per Capita Income $21,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.39%
Households 0.59% 0.4%
Families 0.46% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Lexington, IN 47138 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47138 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 # 310 61st
Population Density1 # 497 37th
Diversity Index2 # 559 28th
Median Household Income # 497 37th
Per Capita Income # 616 22nd

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