Plainfield, IN 46168 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46168: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainfield, IN 46168

Acceptable Alternative
Cartersburg, IN 46168

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hendricks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.709, Longitude -86.395
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,364
  • PO Box Addresses: 335
  • Residential Addresses: 13,153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,155
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,998

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Plainfield, IN 46168 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,772
Daytime Population: Workers 26,606
Daytime Population: Residents 16,323
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,929
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 30,575
Population in Familes 25,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,197
Population Density2 1,012
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $59,911
Average Household Income $77,346
Per Capita Income $28,901


Total Housing Units 12,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,023 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,820 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 783 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $165,535
Average Home Value $192,783


Total Households 11,843
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 8,186
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.99% 1.63%
Households 1.77% 1.7%
Families 1.64% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Plainfield, IN 46168 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46168 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 45 94th
Population Density # 145 82nd
Diversity Index # 149 81st
Median Household Income # 151 81st
Per Capita Income # 167 79th

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