Indianapolis, IN 46278 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46278: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Acceptable Alternative
New Augusta, IN 46278

Not Acceptable, USPS
Traders Point, IN 46278

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.883, Longitude -86.239
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46278 has segments in 3 Counties (Boone, Hendricks, Marion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 603
  • PO Box Addresses: 65
  • Residential Addresses: 3,339
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 175
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,164

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

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Indianapolis, IN 46278 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,606
Population in Households 8,602
Population in Familes 7,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 618
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $110,984
Average Household Income $148,459
Per Capita Income $54,883


Total Housing Units 3,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,907 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $317,925
Average Home Value $368,602


Total Households 3,181
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,441
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 0.71% 0.71%
Households 0.65% 0.63%
Families 0.55% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Indianapolis, IN 46278 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46278 to the other 773 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 234 70th
Population Density # 181 77th
Diversity Index # 39 95th
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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