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
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.118, Longitude -87.465
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • PO Box Addresses: 190
  • Residential Addresses: 740
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 740

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Carlisle, IN 47838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,188
Population in Households 2,225
Population in Familes 1,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,963
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $53,251
Average Household Income $70,152
Per Capita Income $23,245


Total Housing Units 1,008 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $94,820
Average Home Value $116,822


Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 607
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.12% 0.05%
Households 0.26% 0.02%
Families 0.1% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Carlisle, IN 47838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47838 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 # 337 57th
Population Density # 625 19th
Diversity Index # 96 88th
Median Household Income # 403 48th
Per Capita Income # 579 25th

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