Indianapolis, IN 46237 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Acceptable Alternative
Southport, IN 46237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.656, Longitude -86.1
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 554
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,076
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,075
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,001

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

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Indianapolis, IN 46237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,747
Daytime Population: Workers 14,784
Daytime Population: Residents 18,645
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,429
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 41,505
Population in Familes 33,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density2 2,795
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $59,998
Average Household Income $73,821
Per Capita Income $28,833


Total Housing Units 17,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,940 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,304 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 859 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $136,868
Average Home Value $163,807


Total Households 16,244
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 10,682
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 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.64% 0.66%
Families 0.46% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Indianapolis, IN 46237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46237 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 # 18 98th
Population Density # 42 95th
Diversity Index # 136 83rd
Median Household Income # 149 81st
Per Capita Income # 169 78th

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