Carlisle, IN 47838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carlisle, IN 47838

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bucktown, IN 47838
Haddon, IN 47838
Pleasantville, IN 47838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • Single Family Addresses: 736
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.118, Longitude -87.465
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carlisle, IN 47838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,232
Daytime Population: Workers 426
Daytime Population: Residents 1,654
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,080
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.49
Population in Households 2,266
Population in Familes 1,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,966
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $52,182
Average Household Income $66,552
Per Capita Income $22,486


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $91,702
Average Home Value $110,118


Total Households 875
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 616
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 -0.07% 0.17%
Households 0.4% 0.25%
Families 0.23% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Carlisle, IN 47838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47838 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 # 332 58th
Population Density # 626 20th
Diversity Index # 93 88th
Median Household Income # 374 52nd
Per Capita Income # 588 25th

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