Columbus, IN 47203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, IN 47203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bartholomew County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.234, Longitude -85.876
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 354
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,984
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 394
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,590

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

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Columbus, IN 47203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,275
Daytime Population: Workers 7,285
Daytime Population: Residents 13,671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,956
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 26,907
Population in Familes 22,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 368
Population Density2 354
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $60,017
Average Household Income $83,471
Per Capita Income $33,131


Total Housing Units 11,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,792 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,951 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 919 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $166,021
Average Home Value $193,346


Total Households 10,743
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,329
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 0.85% 0.94%
Households 0.75% 0.87%
Families 0.59% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Columbus, IN 47203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47203 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 # 81 90th
Population Density # 232 71st
Diversity Index # 126 84th
Median Household Income # 147 81st
Per Capita Income # 75 91st

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