Wakarusa, IN 46573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wakarusa, IN 46573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Elkhart County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.538, Longitude -86.082
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46573 has segments in 2 Counties (Elkhart, St Joseph).

  • Businesses Addresses: 172
  • PO Box Addresses: 288
  • Residential Addresses: 1,089
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,089

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

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Wakarusa, IN 46573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,729
Daytime Population: Workers 2,044
Daytime Population: Residents 1,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,853
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 3,621
Population in Familes 3,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $56,354
Average Household Income $74,327
Per Capita Income $26,874


Total Housing Units 1,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,006 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $173,516
Average Home Value $227,634


Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 982
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 0.33% 0.43%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 0.18% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Wakarusa, IN 46573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46573 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 # 358 55th
Population Density # 375 52nd
Diversity Index # 328 58th
Median Household Income # 236 70th
Per Capita Income # 256 68th

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