Rising Sun, IN 47040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rising Sun, IN 47040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ohio County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.95, Longitude -84.858
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 136
  • PO Box Addresses: 86
  • Residential Addresses: 2,233
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 152
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,081

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 47040 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 47040 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Indiana Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Rising Sun, IN 47040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,415
Population in Households 5,363
Population in Familes 4,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $52,905
Average Household Income $65,315
Per Capita Income $26,416


Total Housing Units 2,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,651 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 524 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $154,407
Average Home Value $182,162


Total Households 2,175
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,470
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% -0.02%
Households 0.01% -0.09%
Families -0.16% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Rising Sun, IN 47040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47040 to the other 773 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 292 62nd
Population Density # 408 47th
Diversity Index # 463 40th
Median Household Income # 418 46th
Per Capita Income # 335 57th

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