Columbus, IN 47201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, IN 47201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bartholomew County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.2, Longitude -85.935
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47201 has segments in 2 Counties (Bartholomew, Brown).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,441
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,397
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 782
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,615

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

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Columbus, IN 47201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,883
Population in Households 45,334
Population in Familes 36,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 549
Population Density2 198
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $55,883
Average Household Income $75,397
Per Capita Income $29,179


Total Housing Units 19,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,147 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,473 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,182 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $147,514
Average Home Value $200,426


Total Households 17,620
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 11,922
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 1.29% 1.07%
Households 1.19% 1.01%
Families 1.03% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Columbus, IN 47201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47201 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 # 10 99th
Population Density # 272 65th
Diversity Index # 103 87th
Median Household Income # 303 61st
Per Capita Income # 202 74th

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