Carbon, IN 47837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carbon, IN 47837

Not Acceptable, USPS
Perth, IN 47837
Pontiac, IN 47837
Smockville, IN 47837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.577, Longitude -87.057
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47837 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Parke).

  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 59
  • Residential Addresses: 450
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 450

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 47837 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 47837 (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 - 2019 Demographics

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Carbon, IN 47837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Carbon, IN 47837 Housing Affordability Index is 317
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Carbon, IN 47837 Wealth Index is 76
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,222
Population in Households 1,222
Population in Familes 1,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 39
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,070
Average Household Income $69,913
Per Capita Income $26,832
Wealth Index3 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $101,754
Housing Affordability Index2 317
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.46% -0.35%
Households -0.41% -0.3%
Families -0.59% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Carbon, IN 47837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47837 to the other 781 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 564 28th
Population Density # 620 21st
Diversity Index # 643 17th
Median Household Income # 319 59th
Per Capita Income # 398 49th

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