Hanover, IN 47243 ZIP Code Profile

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Hanover, IN | Hanover Beach, IN | Paynesville, IN

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ZIP Code 47243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hanover, IN 47243

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hanover Beach, IN 47243
Paynesville, IN 47243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 103
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,991
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.715, Longitude -85.472
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hanover, IN 47243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,709
Population in Households 4,683
Population in Familes 3,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,026
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,915
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,307 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 608 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $100,129
Average Home Value $136,783


Median Household Income $43,006
Average Household Income $54,628
Per Capita Income $20,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.07%
Households -0.07% -0.01%
Families -0.21% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Hanover, IN 47243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47243 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 # 281 65th
Population Density1 # 299 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 273 66th
Median Household Income # 613 22nd
Per Capita Income # 636 19th

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