Rockville, IN 47872 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 47872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockville, IN 47872

Acceptable Alternative
Judson, IN 47872

Not Acceptable, USPS
Catlin, IN 47872
Coloma, IN 47872
Guion, IN 47872
Hollandsburg, IN 47872
Mansfield, IN 47872
Milligan, IN 47872
Nyesville, IN 47872

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 281
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,024
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 119
  • County: Parke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.773, Longitude -87.27
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47872 has segments in 2 Counties (Parke, Putnam).

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Rockville, IN 47872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,171
Population in Households 7,506
Population in Familes 6,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,665
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 3,108
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,078
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,301 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 807 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,198 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $105,471
Average Home Value $138,451


Median Household Income $42,443
Average Household Income $56,502
Per Capita Income $23,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.25%
Households 0.24% 0.29%
Families 0.1% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Rockville, IN 47872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47872 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 # 226 71st
Population Density1 # 559 29th
Diversity Index2 # 263 66th
Median Household Income # 628 20th
Per Capita Income # 460 42nd

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