Carlisle, IN 47838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carlisle, IN 47838

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bucktown, IN 47838
Haddon, IN 47838
Pleasantville, IN 47838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 728
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.118, Longitude -87.465
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carlisle, IN 47838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,318
Population in Households 2,329
Population in Familes 1,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,989
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 887
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 626
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 686 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $83,047
Average Home Value $102,551


Median Household Income $51,257
Average Household Income $61,898
Per Capita Income $21,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.33%
Households 0.86% 0.51%
Families 0.71% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Carlisle, IN 47838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47838 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 # 333 58th
Population Density1 # 628 20th
Diversity Index2 # 87 89th
Median Household Income # 382 52nd
Per Capita Income # 605 23rd

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