Cross Plains, IN 47017 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47017: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cross Plains, IN 47017

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 222
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ripley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.946, Longitude -85.221
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cross Plains, IN 47017 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 547
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 305
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 547
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $34,277
Average Household Income $51,147
Per Capita Income $19,262


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $145,370
Average Home Value $173,023


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 155
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 -0.08% 0.07%
Households -0.2% 0.1%
Families -0.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Cross Plains, IN 47017 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47017 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 # 666 15th
Population Density # 725 8th
Diversity Index # 615 22nd
Median Household Income # 746 5th
Per Capita Income # 720 8th

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