Velpen, IN 47590 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47590: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Velpen, IN 47590

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 270
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pike County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.377, Longitude -87.101
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47590 has segments in 2 Counties (Dubois, Pike).

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Velpen, IN 47590 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 735
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 614
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $103,947
Average Home Value $155,328


Median Household Income $51,203
Average Household Income $62,113
Per Capita Income $23,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.0%
Households -0.06% -0.14%
Families -0.16% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Velpen, IN 47590 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47590 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 # 632 20th
Population Density1 # 759 4th
Diversity Index2 # 464 41st
Median Household Income # 385 51st
Per Capita Income # 431 45th

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