Coal City, IN 47427 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47427: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Coal City, IN 47427

Not Acceptable, USPS
Daggett, IN 47427
Denmark, IN 47427
Hubbell, IN 47427

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 396
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Owen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.249, Longitude -86.99
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47427 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Owen).

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Coal City, IN 47427 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,142
Daytime Population: Workers 56
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,142
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $51,646
Average Household Income $60,354
Per Capita Income $22,725


Total Housing Units 581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $135,294
Average Home Value $159,547


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 322
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 -0.29% -0.55%
Households -0.25% -0.52%
Families -0.42% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Coal City, IN 47427 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47427 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 # 574 27th
Population Density # 757 4th
Diversity Index # 404 48th
Median Household Income # 398 49th
Per Capita Income # 570 28th

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