Indianapolis, IN 46240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Acceptable Alternative
Nora, IN 46240
Williams Creek, IN 46240
Williams Crk, IN 46240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.906, Longitude -86.128
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46240 has segments in 2 Counties (Hamilton, Marion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,589
  • PO Box Addresses: 260
  • Residential Addresses: 10,871
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,002
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,869

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Indianapolis, IN 46240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,410
Daytime Population: Workers 28,974
Daytime Population: Residents 8,388
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.83
Population in Households 20,183
Population in Familes 12,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density2 1,999
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $57,510
Average Household Income $86,718
Per Capita Income $42,918


Total Housing Units 11,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,520 (41.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,532 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 948 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $231,213
Average Home Value $311,123


Total Households 10,052
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 4,506
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 1.17% 0.86%
Households 1.08% 0.81%
Families 0.61% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Indianapolis, IN 46240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46240 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 # 124 84th
Population Density # 69 91st
Diversity Index # 63 92nd
Median Household Income # 204 74th
Per Capita Income # 14 98th

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