Gaston, IN 47342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gaston, IN 47342

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wheeling, IN 47342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Delaware County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.311, Longitude -85.502
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47342 has segments in 2 Counties (Delaware, Grant).

  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • PO Box Addresses: 354
  • Residential Addresses: 782
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 782

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

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Gaston, IN 47342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,750
Daytime Population: Workers 536
Daytime Population: Residents 1,318
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,854
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,749
Population in Familes 2,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,405
Average Household Income $60,786
Per Capita Income $24,368


Total Housing Units 1,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 901 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $128,175
Average Home Value $157,769


Total Households 1,102
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 798
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 -0.16% -0.15%
Households -0.12% -0.09%
Families -0.26% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Gaston, IN 47342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47342 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 # 410 48th
Population Density # 550 30th
Diversity Index # 452 43rd
Median Household Income # 355 55th
Per Capita Income # 442 44th

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