Cannelton, IN 47520 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 47520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cannelton, IN 47520

Acceptable Alternative
Magnet, IN 47520
Mount Pleasant, IN 47520
Mt Pleasant, IN 47520
Tobinsport, IN 47520

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cannelton Heights, IN 47520
Cannelton Hts, IN 47520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,254
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 164
  • County: Perry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.097, Longitude -86.463
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cannelton, IN 47520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,968
Population in Households 2,940
Population in Familes 2,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,260
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 797
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 840 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $84,961
Average Home Value $107,500


Median Household Income $36,738
Average Household Income $46,571
Per Capita Income $19,981
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.53%
Households 0.44% 0.44%
Families 0.26% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Cannelton, IN 47520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47520 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 # 398 49th
Population Density1 # 531 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 594 24th
Median Household Income # 722 8th
Per Capita Income # 665 16th

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