Lamar, IN 47550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lamar, IN 47550

Acceptable Alternative
Buffaloville, IN 47550

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kennedy, IN 47550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Spencer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.052, Longitude -86.967
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 270
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 270

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

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Lamar, IN 47550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 443
Daytime Population: Workers 52
Daytime Population: Residents 211
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 443
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $55,517
Average Household Income $69,308
Per Capita Income $25,814


Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $135,714
Average Home Value $151,471


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 125
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 -0.93% -0.55%
Households -1.04% -0.61%
Families -1.16% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Lamar, IN 47550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47550 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 # 680 14th
Population Density # 762 3rd
Diversity Index # 741 6th
Median Household Income # 265 66th
Per Capita Income # 311 61st

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