Royal Center, IN 46978 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46978: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Royal Center, IN 46978

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cass County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.857, Longitude -86.491
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46978 has segments in 4 Counties (Cass, Fulton, Pulaski, White).

  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 282
  • Residential Addresses: 537
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 537

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

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Royal Center, IN 46978 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,979
Daytime Population: Workers 390
Daytime Population: Residents 950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,340
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,979
Population in Familes 1,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,021
Average Household Income $60,851
Per Capita Income $23,645


Total Housing Units 854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $90,548
Average Home Value $112,241


Total Households 769
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 556
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 -0.38% -0.57%
Households -0.49% -0.69%
Families -0.65% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Royal Center, IN 46978 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46978 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 # 471 40th
Population Density # 692 12th
Diversity Index # 484 39th
Median Household Income # 421 46th
Per Capita Income # 508 35th

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