Washington, IN 47501 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 47501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, IN 47501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Capehart, IN 47501
Maysville, IN 47501
S Washington, IN 47501
South Washington, IN 47501
Veale, IN 47501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Daviess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.658, Longitude -87.171
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 695
  • PO Box Addresses: 320
  • Residential Addresses: 7,016
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 312
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,704

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

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Washington, IN 47501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,801
Population in Households 17,315
Population in Familes 13,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 486
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $49,378
Average Household Income $62,106
Per Capita Income $24,738


Total Housing Units 7,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,332 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,657 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 684 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $104,175
Average Home Value $125,589


Total Households 6,989
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,598
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 0.5% 0.38%
Households 0.52% 0.39%
Families 0.33% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Washington, IN 47501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47501 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 # 142 82nd
Population Density # 304 61st
Diversity Index # 150 81st
Median Household Income # 559 28th
Per Capita Income # 486 37th

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