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47837 Zip Code (Carbon, IN) Detailed Profile



City: Carbon, IN (0.54%)
Counties: Parke County, IN (76.86%), Clay County, IN (23.14%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 1,088
Zip code population in 2010: 1,231
Zip code population in 2000: 1,220

Houses and condos: 516
Renter-occupied apartments: 67
% of renters here:

15%
State:

32%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 47837: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 47837
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.4% ($408)
Indiana:

0.9% ($1,129)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $524 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $204 (0.5%)

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Males: 543  (49.9%)
Females: 545  (50.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 47837:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 47837:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 24.2%

Zip code 47837 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 47837

  • Zip code 47837 races chart
    • 1,198White population
    • 3Black population
    • 2American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 7Two or more races population
    • 18Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $90,800
47837:

$90,800
Indiana:

$131,000



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 47837 zip code as of August 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 47837 to the number of sex offenders is 959 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.7 years
Indiana median age:

37.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 47837, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,006 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,006
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $38,898 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$38,898
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 81.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $358 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$358
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $650 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$650
State:

$4,690

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,000 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$1,000
State:

+$10,406

Profit/loss from business: +$2,357 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,357
State:

+$11,105

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $5,625 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
47837:

$5,625
Indiana:

$13,841

Total itemized deductions: $17,900 (21% of AGI, reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,900
State:

$20,913

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,450 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,450
State:

$4,697

Taxes paid: $6,000 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
47837:

$6,000
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,189 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,189
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 68.0%
Here:

68%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 70.0% for AGIs below $25k, 64.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 47837, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,046 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,046
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $30,027 (reported on 87.6% of returns)
Here:

$30,027
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 122.7% for AGIs below $10k, 78.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 135.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $730 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$730
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $473 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$473
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,978 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,978
State:

+$8,619

Total itemized deductions: $14,071 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,071
State:

$17,065

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,153 (4% of AGI, reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,153
State:

$3,550

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI

Total tax: $3,635 (reported on 70.0% of returns)
47837:

$3,635
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,702 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,702
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.0%
Here:

67%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 57.1% for AGIs below $10k, 67.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$40,333
Indiana:

$50,532
Carbon, IN (47837) map Nearest zip codes: 47836, 47853, 47834, 47857, 47872, 47874.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.7%
Indiana:

49.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.4%
Indiana:

6.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 40
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 410


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 3 (0 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 274 (93 now married, 181 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 47837 with a mortgage: 271 (17 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 112

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $856
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

14.3%
Whole state:

14.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

8.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

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

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  • Churches in zip code 47837 include: North Union Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Zion Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Orchard Cemetery (1), Calcutta Cemetery (2), Martin Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Thomas Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scrouge Branch (A), Readys Creek (B), Limestone Branch (C), Ebenezer Creek (D), Jack Brook (E), Orchard Run (F), Strange Branch (G), Rocky Fork Creek (H), No Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 27Built 2000 to 2009
  • 179Built 1990 to 1999
  • 50Built 1980 to 1989
  • 50Built 1970 to 1979
  • 15Built 1960 to 1969
  • 37Built 1950 to 1959
  • 58Built 1940 to 1949
  • 100Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 47837 population

Zip code 47837 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Carbon, IN (47837)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 1152 bedrooms
  • 1763 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 47837 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon, IN (47837)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 82 bedrooms
  • 253 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 47837 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon, IN (47837) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 14no vehicle
  • 1371 vehicle
  • 1452 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 47837 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon, IN (47837) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4no vehicle
  • 221 vehicle
  • 322 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 47837 population

  • Zip code 47837 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 47837 household income distribution in 2015
  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 49$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1$45,000 to $49,999
  • 69$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$60,000 to $74,999
  • 51$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 47837

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 47837
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 24$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $69,999
  • 47$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 68$90,000 to $99,999
  • 17$100,000 to $124,999
  • 29$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $174,999
  • 36$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 47837

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 47837
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 2$550 to $599
  • 12No cash rent

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $98,612
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $81,071

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,800
47837:

$90,800
Indiana:

$131,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,000 - $139,000

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $144,701
Here:

$144,701
State:

$171,296

Mobile homes: $46,700
Here:

$46,700
State:

$51,983

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 448
  • Mobile homes: 68

Unemployment: 0.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47837

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47837
  • 86.6%499Drove a car alone
  • 7.5%43Carpooled
  • 5.9%34Walked
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47837

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47837
  • 63Less than 5 minutes
  • 25 to 9 minutes
  • 6610 to 14 minutes
  • 7415 to 19 minutes
  • 4320 to 24 minutes
  • 3725 to 29 minutes
  • 10630 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 9040 to 44 minutes
  • 6845 to 59 minutes
  • 1760 to 89 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 31.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,088
  • In family households: 773 (109 male householders, 105 female householders)
    171 spouses, 332 children (282 natural, 8 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 9 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 315 (113 male householders (84 living alone)), 123 female householders (91 living alone)), 79 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 86 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 175 1-person, 61 2-persons

200 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (2 men, 30 women).

99.9% of residents of 47837 zip code speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.9%

Most common first ancestries reported in 47837 (%)

  • 36%American
  • 24%German
  • 12%English
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%Norwegian

Zip code 47837 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CARBON MUNICIPAL STP (CR 15 E AND EBENEZER RD D in CARBON, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: ERNEST F EGLOFF 11765 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , TOWN COUNCIL PRESIDENT (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 47837 marital status for males
Zip code 47837 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 46%Electricity
  • 26%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24%Utility gas
  • 4%Wood

Population in 1990: 790. Population change in the 1990s: +430 (+54.4%).

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

  • This state: 906
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 63
  • West: 65

69% of the 47837 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

93% of the 47837 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same 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:

12.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 250,001Management occupations
  • 65,446Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 51,607Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 36,250Production occupations
  • 28,984Office and administrative support occupations
  • 26,875Transportation occupations
Note: State values scaled to 47837 population

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

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Human Resources and Executive Search Consulting Services (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Automobile and Other Motor Vehicle Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (1-4: 1)

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)

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 47837 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1274.3 years
John1275.6 years
Thomas1274.6 years
James1171.0 years
Mary1080.2 years
Robert971.1 years
Joseph773.2 years
Charles677.2 years
Howard575.2 years
Anna581.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 47837 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin879.5 years
Mchargue777.9 years
Butler771.9 years
Lancaster775.0 years
Pell676.5 years
Jones684.0 years
Sanders584.8 years
Miller576.4 years
Brown579.4 years
Smith579.8 years
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