Rockville, IN 47872 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 47872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockville, IN 47872

Acceptable Alternative
Judson, IN 47872

Not Acceptable, USPS
Catlin, IN 47872
Coloma, IN 47872
Guion, IN 47872
Hollandsburg, IN 47872
Mansfield, IN 47872
Milligan, IN 47872
Nyesville, IN 47872

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 279
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,069
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 122
  • County: Parke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.773, Longitude -87.27
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47872 has segments in 2 Counties (Parke, Putnam).

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Rockville, IN 47872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,951
Daytime Population: Workers 2,489
Daytime Population: Residents 4,767
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 7,336
Population in Familes 5,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,615
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $46,011
Average Household Income $60,228
Per Capita Income $24,468


Total Housing Units 4,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,240 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 797 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,115 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $112,984
Average Home Value $146,652


Total Households 3,037
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,018
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 -0.03% -0.06%
Households 0.17% -0.09%
Families 0.01% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Rockville, IN 47872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47872 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 # 231 71st
Population Density # 560 29th
Diversity Index # 270 66th
Median Household Income # 586 25th
Per Capita Income # 436 45th

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