47342 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Gaston, IN (0.70%)
County: Delaware County, IN
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 2,846
Zip code population in 2010: 2,693
Zip code population in 2000: 2,953

Houses and condos: 1,321
Renter-occupied apartments: 156
% of renters here:

14%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 47342: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 50.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 57 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.8% ($864)
Indiana:

0.9% ($1,057)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $862 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $874 (1.1%)

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Males: 1,474  (51.8%)
Females: 1,372  (48.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 47342:

For population 15 years and over in 47342:

Zip code 47342 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 47342

  • Zip code 47342 races chart
    • 2,610White population
    • 2Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 6Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 26Two or more races population
    • 47Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $109,200
47342:

$109,200
Indiana:

$122,200



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 47342 zip code as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 47342 to the number of sex offenders is 650 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
Indiana median age:

37.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 47342, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,733 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,733
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $37,103 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$37,103
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.0% for AGIs below $25k, 72.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,271 (reported on 30.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,271
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,910 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,910
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$75 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$75
State:

+$10,406
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,600 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,600
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,277 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
47342:

$10,277
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,010 (19% of AGI, reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,010
State:

$20,913

Here:

18.9% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,180 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,180
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,605 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
47342:

$6,605
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,109 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,109
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 47342, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,117 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,117
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $36,256 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$36,256
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 103.9% for AGIs below $10k, 63.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,284 (reported on 47.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,284
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,195 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,195
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,277 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,277
State:

+$8,619
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,260 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,260
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 6.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, -2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,032 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
47342:

$3,032
Indiana:

$2,840

Total itemized deductions: $15,533 (21% of AGI, reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,533
State:

$17,065

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,115 (4% of AGI, reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,115
State:

$3,550

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,711 (reported on 74.7% of returns)
47342:

$5,711
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,566 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,566
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.8%
Here:

66%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 57.0% for AGIs below $10k, 70.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$46,977
Indiana:

$47,529
Gaston, IN (47342) map Nearest zip codes: 46957, 46930, 47304, 46989, 47396, 47303.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.9%
Indiana:

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

0.0%
Indiana:

6.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 77
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,041


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 552 (375 now married, 177 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 47342 with a mortgage: 686 (92 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 276

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S331

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

4.9%
Whole state:

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

3.8%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.3
State:

4.4
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    Churches in zip code 47342 include: Beech Grove Church (A), Prairie Grove Church (B), Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Thompson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Jackson Lake (A), Emerald Lake (B), Jim Lake (C), Old Prairie Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 932000 to 2009
  • 1191990 to 1999
  • 1111980 to 1989
  • 991970 to 1979
  • 1551960 to 1969
  • 1261950 to 1959
  • 1951940 to 1949
  • 4231939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, IN (47342)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1922 bedrooms
  • 4373 bedrooms
  • 2904 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, IN (47342)

  • 7no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 873 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, IN (47342) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 31no vehicle
  • 2321 vehicle
  • 2362 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, IN (47342) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7no vehicle
  • 1241 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $489.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $149,488.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,200
47342:

$109,200
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,600 - $162,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $118,679
Here:

$118,679
State:

$158,623

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,608
Here:

$199,608
State:

$143,204

In 2-unit structures: $178,304
Here:

$178,304
State:

$100,714

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,954
Here:

$138,954
State:

$108,190

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,647
Here:

$107,647
State:

$127,569

Mobile homes: $21,795
Here:

$21,795
State:

$33,934

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,806

Size of family households: 399 2-persons, 229 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 13 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 282 1-person

510 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (10 men, 63 women).

99.6% of residents of 47342 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 43% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 6 (0.2%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 50%Philippines
  • 50%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 47342 (%)

  • 24%American
  • 13%German
  • 8%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%Other groups
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 49Before 1990

Zip code 47342 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 47342 marital status for males
Zip code 47342 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 39%Utility gas
  • 31%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28%Electricity
  • 2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 4,594. Population change in the 1990s: -1,641 (-35.7%).

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


64% of the 47342 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

89% of the 47342 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Indiana:

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

0.0%
Indiana:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

18.9%
Indiana:

21.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 90,250Management occupations
  • 80,417Health technologists and technicians
  • 50,263Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 44,609Education, training, and library occupations
  • 39,668Production occupations
  • 35,750Transportation occupations

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 2000:

  • 72 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$115,72924$151,869129$133,73912$26,3405$81,3842$70,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$60,3559$179,8841$24,8900$01$87,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$114,4802$204,70549$134,2434$6,8451$56,0001$22,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$176,70037$169,1712$16,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$207,8150$05$162,0200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$139,9952$144,975
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$143,1106$167,787
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 47342 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2578.0 years
William2474.6 years
Charles2377.5 years
Paul1571.4 years
James1563.0 years
Robert1277.3 years
John1277.2 years
Harold1175.1 years
Ruth1074.9 years
Donald968.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 47342 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2481.3 years
Jackson1476.2 years
Boyle1282.0 years
Collins1176.8 years
Janney1175.5 years
Vannatter1077.0 years
Smith971.7 years
Williams875.9 years
Brown878.7 years
Miller869.6 years

Businesses in zip code 47342



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