Lamar, IN 47550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lamar, IN 47550

Acceptable Alternative
Buffaloville, IN 47550

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kennedy, IN 47550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 270
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Spencer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.052, Longitude -86.967
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lamar, IN 47550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 585
Population in Households 585
Population in Familes 507
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $132,500
Average Home Value $145,028


Median Household Income $54,221
Average Household Income $67,763
Per Capita Income $24,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.38%
Households -0.66% -0.38%
Families -0.67% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Lamar, IN 47550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47550 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 # 663 16th
Population Density1 # 744 5th
Diversity Index2 # 741 6th
Median Household Income # 271 66th
Per Capita Income # 332 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.