Fairbanks, IN 47849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairbanks, IN 47849

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dodds Bridge, IN 47849
Riverview, IN 47849

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 197
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 158
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.214, Longitude -87.525
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Fairbanks, IN 47849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 446
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 446
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $53,867
Average Household Income $73,423
Per Capita Income $31,279


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $160,030


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 141
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 0.22% 0.18%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Fairbanks, IN 47849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47849 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 # 679 14th
Population Density # 769 2nd
Diversity Index # 642 18th
Median Household Income # 305 61st
Per Capita Income # 99 88th

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