Mecca, IN 47860 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47860: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mecca, IN 47860

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 101
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Parke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.771, Longitude -87.168
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mecca, IN 47860 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 299
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 202
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,296
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,789
Average Household Income $55,593
Per Capita Income $20,080


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $81,944
Average Home Value $106,897


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 78
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 0.47% 0.07%
Households 0.52% 0.0%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.65%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Mecca, IN 47860 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47860 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 # 697 11th
Population Density # 118 85th
Diversity Index # 610 22nd
Median Household Income # 688 12th
Per Capita Income # 695 12th

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