New Castle, IN 47362 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 47362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, IN 47362

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cadiz, IN 47362
Henry, IN 47362
Messick, IN 47362
Millville, IN 47362
Westwood, IN 47362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Henry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.92, Longitude -85.34
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47362 has segments in 2 Counties (Henry, Wayne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 898
  • PO Box Addresses: 287
  • Residential Addresses: 11,823
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 731
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,092

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

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New Castle, IN 47362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,048
Daytime Population: Workers 10,656
Daytime Population: Residents 16,156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,812
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 26,513
Population in Familes 20,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,535
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $40,224
Average Household Income $54,322
Per Capita Income $21,720


Total Housing Units 12,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,475 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,793 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,661 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $96,767
Average Home Value $123,645


Total Households 11,268
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,160
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 0.04% -0.22%
Households -0.27% -0.26%
Families -0.48% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

New Castle, IN 47362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47362 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 # 62 92nd
Population Density # 275 65th
Diversity Index # 236 70th
Median Household Income # 695 12th
Per Capita Income # 631 20th

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