Oaktown, IN 47561 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oaktown, IN 47561

Acceptable Alternative
Emison, IN 47561

Not Acceptable, USPS
Busseron, IN 47561
Widner, IN 47561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.851, Longitude -87.415
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47561 has segments in 2 Counties (Knox, Sullivan).

  • Businesses Addresses: 42
  • PO Box Addresses: 216
  • Residential Addresses: 443
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 443

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

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Oaktown, IN 47561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,852
Daytime Population: Workers 714
Daytime Population: Residents 923
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,637
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,813
Population in Familes 1,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $47,590
Average Household Income $60,863
Per Capita Income $24,564


Total Housing Units 801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $91,429
Average Home Value $120,556


Total Households 739
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 505
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 0.5% 0.05%
Households 0.57% 0.08%
Families 0.28% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Oaktown, IN 47561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47561 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 # 483 39th
Population Density # 742 6th
Diversity Index # 671 15th
Median Household Income # 538 32nd
Per Capita Income # 426 46th

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