Waveland, IN 47989 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47989: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waveland, IN 47989

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.878, Longitude -87.042
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 47989 has segments in 3 Counties (Montgomery, Parke, Putnam).

  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • PO Box Addresses: 143
  • Residential Addresses: 407
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 407

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

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Waveland, IN 47989 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,055
Daytime Population: Workers 163
Daytime Population: Residents 653
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 816
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,055
Population in Familes 904
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,585
Average Household Income $60,425
Per Capita Income $23,254


Total Housing Units 576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $146,715


Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 297
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 -2.42% -0.87%
Households -2.39% -0.85%
Families -2.58% -0.96%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   4.02%

Waveland, IN 47989 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47989 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 # 589 25th
Population Density # 722 8th
Diversity Index # 579 26th
Median Household Income # 633 19th
Per Capita Income # 540 31st

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