Hamilton, IN 46742 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 46742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamilton, IN 46742

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 216
  • Residential Addresses: 1,663
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,447
  • County: Steuben County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.539, Longitude -84.899
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46742 has segments in 2 Counties (De Kalb, Steuben).

The ZIP Code database and maps are each updated 4 times per year but with different update cycles. The ZIP Code database was last updated on February 1, 2018 and the ZIP Code maps were last updated on February 1, 2018.

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Hamilton, IN 46742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,669
Daytime Population: Workers 1,562
Daytime Population: Residents 1,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 3,669
Population in Familes 3,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $56,384
Average Household Income $74,212
Per Capita Income $29,551


Total Housing Units 2,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,181 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 869 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $171,961
Average Home Value $228,302


Total Households 1,461
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,040
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 0.96% 0.85%
Households 0.97% 0.83%
Families 0.77% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Hamilton, IN 46742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46742 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 # 363 54th
Population Density # 460 42nd
Diversity Index # 658 16th
Median Household Income # 234 70th
Per Capita Income # 148 81st

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