Carbon, IN 47837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carbon, IN 47837

Not Acceptable, USPS
Perth, IN 47837
Pontiac, IN 47837
Smockville, IN 47837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 438
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.577, Longitude -87.057
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47837 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Parke).


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Carbon, IN 47837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,265
Population in Households 1,265
Population in Familes 1,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 358
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $99,818
Average Home Value $126,123
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,505
Average Household Income $63,622
Per Capita Income $24,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.69% -0.38%
Households -0.54% -0.25%
Families -0.7% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.

Carbon, IN 47837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47837 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 # 562 29th
Population Density1 # 635 19th
Diversity Index2 # 624 21st
Median Household Income # 262 67th
Per Capita Income # 319 60th

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