Hope, IN 47246 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47246: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hope, IN 47246

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 116
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,611
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bartholomew County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.293, Longitude -85.76
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47246 has segments in 2 Counties (Bartholomew, Decatur).

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Hope, IN 47246 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,730
Population in Households 4,639
Population in Familes 3,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,684
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,312 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $126,844
Average Home Value $149,562


Median Household Income $53,370
Average Household Income $61,141
Per Capita Income $22,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.69%
Households 0.22% 0.59%
Families 0.13% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Hope, IN 47246 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47246 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 # 316 60th
Population Density1 # 433 45th
Diversity Index2 # 315 60th
Median Household Income # 299 62nd
Per Capita Income # 550 30th

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