Santa Claus, IN 47579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Claus, IN 47579

Acceptable Alternative
Christmas Lake Village, IN 47579
Christmas Lk, IN 47579
Xmas Lk Vlg, IN 47579

Not Acceptable, USPS
Xmas Lake Vlg, IN 47579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Spencer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.105, Longitude -86.929
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 221
  • Residential Addresses: 943
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 943

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Database updated: May 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 47579 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 47579 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Indiana Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Indiana Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Santa Claus, IN 47579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,922
Population in Households 2,919
Population in Familes 2,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $75,520
Average Household Income $86,370
Per Capita Income $32,861


Total Housing Units 1,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 973 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $192,081
Average Home Value $204,214


Total Households 1,111
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 845
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.14% 0.81%
Households 1.15% 0.81%
Families 1.01% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Santa Claus, IN 47579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47579 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 # 399 49th
Population Density # 306 61st
Diversity Index # 632 18th
Median Household Income # 53 93rd
Per Capita Income # 89 88th

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