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: 51
  • PO Box Addresses: 338
  • Residential Addresses: 784
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 784

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

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Gaston, IN 47342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,778
Population in Households 2,776
Population in Familes 2,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $54,015
Average Household Income $62,864
Per Capita Income $25,223


Total Housing Units 1,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 945 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $132,763
Average Home Value $168,915


Total Households 1,114
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 801
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.05% -0.06%
Households -0.03% -0.05%
Families -0.21% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Gaston, IN 47342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47342 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 # 409 47th
Population Density # 530 32nd
Diversity Index # 398 49th
Median Household Income # 375 52nd
Per Capita Income # 446 42nd

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