Otterbein, IN 47970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Otterbein, IN 47970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 504
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.488, Longitude -87.096
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47970 has segments in 3 Counties (Benton, Tippecanoe, Warren).

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Otterbein, IN 47970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,053
Daytime Population: Workers 491
Daytime Population: Residents 1,053
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 2,053
Population in Familes 1,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $48,264
Average Household Income $62,387
Per Capita Income $23,946


Total Housing Units 875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 568 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $102,033
Average Home Value $135,035


Total Households 788
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 552
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 0.08% 0.11%
Households 0.04% 0.05%
Families -0.12% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Otterbein, IN 47970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47970 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 # 460 42nd
Population Density # 691 12th
Diversity Index # 335 58th
Median Household Income # 516 34th
Per Capita Income # 480 39th

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