Indianapolis, IN 46221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46221

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Indianapolis, IN 46221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.7, Longitude -86.234
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 376
  • PO Box Addresses: 12
  • Residential Addresses: 10,329
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 89
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,240

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

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Indianapolis, IN 46221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,177
Daytime Population: Workers 6,091
Daytime Population: Residents 14,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,301
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 27,084
Population in Familes 21,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 1,300
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $46,962
Average Household Income $57,005
Per Capita Income $20,366


Total Housing Units 10,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,025 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,654 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,276 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $108,621
Average Home Value $119,058


Total Households 9,679
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 6,697
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 0.42% 0.53%
Households 0.28% 0.41%
Families 0.16% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Indianapolis, IN 46221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46221 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 # 83 90th
Population Density # 117 85th
Diversity Index # 114 85th
Median Household Income # 559 29th
Per Capita Income # 687 13th

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