Sweetser, IN 46987 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46987: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sweetser, IN 46987

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.57, Longitude -85.767
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sweetser, IN 46987 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 926
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 474
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 926
Population in Familes 810
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 831
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $54,977
Average Household Income $65,154
Per Capita Income $25,822


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $126,238
Average Home Value $135,445


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 280
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 -0.83% -0.88%
Households -0.69% -0.77%
Families -0.86% -0.87%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Sweetser, IN 46987 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46987 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 # 611 22nd
Population Density # 162 79th
Diversity Index # 231 70th
Median Household Income # 277 65th
Per Capita Income # 310 61st

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