Indianapolis, IN 46205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Uptown, IN 46205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 833
  • PO Box Addresses: 168
  • Residential Addresses: 12,772
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,131
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,473
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.827, Longitude -86.133
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
The ZIP Code database and maps are each updated 4 times per year but with different update cycles. The ZIP Code database was last updated on February 1, 2018 and the ZIP Code maps were last updated on February 1, 2018.

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Indianapolis, IN 46205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,109
Daytime Population: Workers 13,253
Daytime Population: Residents 13,998
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,251
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 27,943
Population in Familes 18,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density2 4,232
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $36,358
Average Household Income $55,698
Per Capita Income $24,940


Total Housing Units 15,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,367 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,163 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,314 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $138,761
Average Home Value $188,546


Total Households 12,530
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 6,101
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 0.98% 0.92%
Households 0.88% 0.84%
Families 0.59% 0.65%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Indianapolis, IN 46205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46205 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 # 76 90th
Population Density # 9 99th
Diversity Index # 48 94th
Median Household Income # 737 6th
Per Capita Income # 389 51st

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