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: 1,358
  • PO Box Addresses: 322
  • Residential Addresses: 13,379
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,211
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,168

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Plainfield, IN 46168 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,459
Population in Households 32,434
Population in Familes 26,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,025
Population Density1 1,027
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $63,040
Average Household Income $80,573
Per Capita Income $29,999


Total Housing Units 13,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,373 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,124 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 919 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $172,651
Average Home Value $198,991


Total Households 12,497
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 8,695
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.05% 1.94%
Households 1.93% 1.98%
Families 1.81% 1.91%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Plainfield, IN 46168 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46168 to the other 773 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 39 95th
Population Density # 141 82nd
Diversity Index # 144 81st
Median Household Income # 135 83rd
Per Capita Income # 166 79th

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