New Castle, IN 47362 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 47362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, IN 47362

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cadiz, IN 47362
Henry, IN 47362
Messick, IN 47362
Millville, IN 47362
Westwood, IN 47362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 930
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,051
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 729
  • County: Henry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.92, Longitude -85.34
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47362 has segments in 2 Counties (Henry, Wayne).

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New Castle, IN 47362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,250
Population in Households 26,746
Population in Familes 21,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,504
Population Density1 212
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 11,259
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,477 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,782 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,619 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $94,279
Average Home Value $116,246


Median Household Income $39,404
Average Household Income $52,361
Per Capita Income $20,817
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.19%
Households -0.35% -0.32%
Families -0.52% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

New Castle, IN 47362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47362 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 # 62 92nd
Population Density1 # 278 65th
Diversity Index2 # 234 70th
Median Household Income # 683 13th
Per Capita Income # 631 20th

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