Indianapolis, IN 46226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Acceptable Alternative
Lawrence, IN 46226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.837, Longitude -86.047
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,135
  • PO Box Addresses: 384
  • Residential Addresses: 18,190
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,546
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,644

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

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Indianapolis, IN 46226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,549
Daytime Population: Workers 13,553
Daytime Population: Residents 23,722
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 44,470
Population in Familes 34,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 3,234
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $36,665
Average Household Income $48,946
Per Capita Income $19,392


Total Housing Units 20,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,496 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,124 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,664 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $88,812
Average Home Value $116,567


Total Households 17,620
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 10,926
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 0.23% 0.4%
Households 0.09% 0.31%
Families -0.1% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Indianapolis, IN 46226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46226 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 28 97th
Diversity Index # 35 96th
Median Household Income # 735 6th
Per Capita Income # 717 9th

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