Merom, IN 47861 ZIP Code Profile

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Merom, IN | Riverton, IN

ZIP Code 47861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merom, IN 47861

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gill, IN 47861
Riverton, IN 47861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.014, Longitude -87.526
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 76
  • Residential Addresses: 186
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 186

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Merom, IN 47861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 677
Daytime Population: Workers 413
Daytime Population: Residents 301
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 714
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 677
Population in Familes 575
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $71,408
Average Household Income $97,533
Per Capita Income $39,330


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $95,170
Average Home Value $122,890


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 203
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 0.44% 0.18%
Households 0.36% 0.15%
Families 0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Merom, IN 47861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47861 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 # 646 18th
Population Density # 773 2nd
Diversity Index # 697 11th
Median Household Income # 55 93rd
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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