West Terre Haute, IN 47885 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 47885: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Terre Haute, IN 47885

Acceptable Alternative
Sandford, IN 47885
W Terre Haute, IN 47885

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barnhart Town, IN 47885
Champion, IN 47885
Dresser, IN 47885
Fayette, IN 47885
Ferguson Hill, IN 47885
Kenwood, IN 47885
Larimer Hill, IN 47885
Libertyville, IN 47885
Liggett, IN 47885
Marion Heights, IN 47885
Pine Ridge, IN 47885
Shirkleville, IN 47885
South Lake, IN 47885
Sycamore Park, IN 47885
Tecumseh, IN 47885
Toad Hop, IN 47885
Vermillion Acres, IN 47885
Wanda Lake, IN 47885
Whitcomb Heights, IN 47885
Windemere Lake, IN 47885

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Vigo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.464, Longitude -87.446
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • PO Box Addresses: 80
  • Residential Addresses: 3,794
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 149
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,645

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

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West Terre Haute, IN 47885 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,694
Daytime Population: Workers 1,822
Daytime Population: Residents 5,408
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,230
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 9,304
Population in Familes 7,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 390
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,398
Average Household Income $59,015
Per Capita Income $22,672


Total Housing Units 4,071 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,735 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 865 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 471 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $98,101
Average Home Value $123,199


Total Households 3,600
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,547
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 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.0% 0.04%
Families -0.17% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

West Terre Haute, IN 47885 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47885 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 # 218 72nd
Population Density # 354 55th
Diversity Index # 604 23rd
Median Household Income # 512 35th
Per Capita Income # 575 27th

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