46970 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Peru, IN (2.75%), Mexico, IN (2.69%), Grissom AFB, IN (1.82%)
Counties: Miami County, IN (89.98%), Cass County, IN (9.13%), Wabash County, IN (0.89%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 23,780
Zip code population in 2010: 23,766
Zip code population in 2000: 25,373

Houses and condos: 10,195
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,488
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 46970: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 185.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 129 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($440)
Indiana:

0.9% ($1,057)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $451 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $418 (0.6%)

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Males: 12,922  (54.3%)
Females: 10,858  (45.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 46970:

For population 15 years and over in 46970:

Zip code 46970 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 46970

  • Zip code 46970 races chart
    • 21,942White population
    • 471Black population
    • 224American Indian population
    • 104Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 15Some other race population
    • 460Two or more races population
    • 548Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 16,104
Rural population: 7,675

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $77,900
46970:

$77,900
Indiana:

$122,200



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 66 registered sex offenders living in 46970 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 46970 to the number of sex offenders is 380 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.1 years
Indiana median age:

37.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 46970, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,885 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,885
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $35,591 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$35,591
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.1% for AGIs below $25k, 74.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,170 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,170
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,644 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,644
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,909 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

+$6,909
State:

+$10,406
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,874 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,874
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,531 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
46970:

$9,531
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,301 (20% of AGI, reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,301
State:

$20,913

Here:

20.1% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,699 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,699
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,240 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
46970:

$6,240
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,232 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,232
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 46970, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,949 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,949
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $34,118 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$34,118
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 116.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,469 (reported on 40.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,469
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,035 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,035
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,605 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,605
State:

+$8,619
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,035 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,035
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$105 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here +$105
State -$2,212
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.1% for AGIs below $10k, -1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,804 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
46970:

$2,804
Indiana:

$2,840
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $18,222 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,222
Indiana:

$15,305

Total itemized deductions: $14,449 (20% of AGI, reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,449
State:

$17,065

Here:

19.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,309 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,309
State:

$3,550

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,811 (reported on 72.0% of returns)
46970:

$4,811
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,667 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,667
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.8%
Here:

69%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 62.8% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$38,625
Indiana:

$47,529
Peru, IN (46970) map Nearest zip codes: 46958, 46926, 46961, 46914, 46959, 46967.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.6%
Indiana:

51.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
Indiana:

6.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,412
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,052


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 236 (104 now married, 132 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,328 (2,082 now married, 2,246 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 46970 with a mortgage: 3,623 (200 second mortgage, 462 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,353

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $879
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S317

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

10.0%
Whole state:

8.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 46970: Mississinewa Country Club (A), Grissom Air Reserve Base Fire Department (B), Mexico Community Fire Association (C), Peru Fire Department Station 1 (D), Peru Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 46970 include: Center Chapel (A), Corinth Church (B), Midway Church (C), Old German Church (D), Old Order Church (E), Pipe Creek Church (F), Salem Church (G), Woodlawn Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Metzger Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), Bowman Cemetery (3), Bowyer Cemetery (4), Ramer Cemetery (5), Salem Cemetery (6), Garnand Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Plothrow Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Schrom Creek (A), Rife Creek (B), Shrock Creek (C), Goose Run (D), Gilbert Branch (E), Flowers Creek (F), Daniel Creek (G), Mississinewa River (H), Walnut Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 46970 include: West City Park (1), Maconaquah Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 122010 or later
  • 5422000 to 2009
  • 8591990 to 1999
  • 9311980 to 1989
  • 1,2281970 to 1979
  • 9631960 to 1969
  • 1,2841950 to 1959
  • 7371940 to 1949
  • 3,6391939 or earlier

Zip code 46970 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Peru, IN (46970)

  • 1no bedroom
  • 3151 bedroom
  • 1,5062 bedrooms
  • 2,9193 bedrooms
  • 9374 bedrooms
  • 2985+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, IN (46970)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 4531 bedroom
  • 9492 bedrooms
  • 7633 bedrooms
  • 2864 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru, IN (46970) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 151no vehicle
  • 1,7821 vehicle
  • 2,3022 vehicles
  • 1,0813 vehicles
  • 5134 vehicles
  • 1475+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru, IN (46970) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 292no vehicle
  • 1,2021 vehicle
  • 6482 vehicles
  • 3373 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $648.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $106,324.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,900
46970:

$77,900
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,900 - $121,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $114,532
Here:

$114,532
State:

$158,623

Townhouses or other attached units: $85,472
Here:

$85,472
State:

$143,204

In 2-unit structures: $48,684
Here:

$48,684
State:

$100,714

Mobile homes: $71,106
Here:

$71,106
State:

$33,934

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 14.2%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,990

Size of family households: 2,797 2-persons, 1,165 3-persons, 964 4-persons, 460 5-persons, 200 6-persons, 182 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,336 1-person, 246 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 33 5-persons

2,997 married couples with children.
1,620 single-parent households (357 men, 1,263 women).

96.4% of residents of 46970 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 14% well, 5% not well, 3% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% very well, 6% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% very well, 31% well, 22% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 308 (1.3%)
(70.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 28%Germany
  • 22%Mexico
  • 13%Philippines
  • 7%Canada
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 5%Ireland
  • 4%Vietnam

Most common first ancestries reported in 46970 (%)

  • 27%American
  • 19%German
  • 15%Other groups
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%European

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 732000 to 2009
  • 891990 to 1999
  • 360Before 1990

Zip code 46970 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 46970:

All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 46970

Zip code 46970 marital status for males
Zip code 46970 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 65%Utility gas
  • 21%Electricity
  • 9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 19,549. Population change in the 1990s: +5,824 (+29.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


55% of the 46970 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

85% of the 46970 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

2.1%
Indiana:

11.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

4.5%
Indiana:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

5.8%
Indiana:

21.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 58,173Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 53,713Management occupations
  • 47,115Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 43,942Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 43,708Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 40,938Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (PERU, IN):

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,181 people in state prisons
  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 46970 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24379.4 years
John16573.7 years
Robert15071.3 years
William15074.7 years
James11970.9 years
Charles11576.3 years
Helen10181.9 years
George9176.2 years
Richard8569.0 years
Betty7073.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 46970 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8577.2 years
Smith8075.3 years
Wilson4979.1 years
Johnson4078.9 years
Brown3676.3 years
Fisher3478.9 years
Jones3378.8 years
Reed3177.2 years
Myers3080.7 years
Baker2968.4 years
Businesses in zip code 46970
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway2
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2U.S. Cellular1
Ford1UPS4
Goodwill2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hardee's1YMCA1

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