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City: Carbon, IN (0.54%)
Counties: Parke County, IN (76.86%), Clay County, IN (23.14%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 987
Zip code population in 2010: 1,231
Zip code population in 2000: 1,220




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Houses and condos: 497
Renter-occupied apartments: 18
% of renters here:

5%
State:

30%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 47837: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 34 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.6% ($542)
Indiana:

0.9% ($1,061)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $541 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $543 (0.6%)

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Males: 517  (52.4%)
Females: 470  (47.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 47837:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 47837:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

Zip code 47837 compared to state average:

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

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $97,400
47837:

$97,400
Indiana:

$122,400



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 47837 zip code as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 47837 to the number of sex offenders is 480 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:

49.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.1 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.6 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$53,466
Indiana:

$46,438

Carbon, IN (47837) map

Nearest zip codes: 47836, 47853, 47834, 47857, 47872, 47874.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.6%
Indiana:

52.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
Indiana:

6.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 16
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 365


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 2 (0 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 158 (103 now married, 55 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 47837 with a mortgage: 220 (23 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 143

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $959
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $294

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

16.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

8.1%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2004: 40
  • 1990 to 1999: 151
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 73
  • 1960 to 1969: 16
  • 1950 to 1959: 27
  • 1940 to 1949: 26
  • 1939 or earlier: 125


Zip code 47837 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 47837
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 85
  • 3 bedrooms: 193
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 0
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 47837 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 76
  • 2 vehicles: 168
  • 3 vehicles: 69
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 5
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 47837 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 47837 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 47837:

  • Less than $10,000: 13
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 14
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 12
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 5
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 12
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 25
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 29
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 29
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 8
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 33
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 44
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 40
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 40
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 43
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 6

 



47837 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 47837:

  • $450 to $499: 18
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $795.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $105,780
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $86,964

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $97,400
47837:

$97,400
Indiana:

$122,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,900 - $148,900

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $114,503
Here:

$114,503
State:

$153,663

Mobile homes: $77,946
Here:

$77,946
State:

$54,013

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 421
  • Mobile homes: 76

Unemployment: 3.3%
47837 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 379 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 22 (5%)
  • Other means: 10 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (3%)
 

47837 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 29
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 0
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 28
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 80
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 105
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 23
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 45
  • 90 or more minutes: 7
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 39.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 987
  • In family households: 892 (207 male householders, 98 female householders)
    276 spouses, 230 children (195 natural, 6 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 22 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 95 (29 male householders (24 living alone)), 47 female householders (40 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 186 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 64 1-person, 12 2-persons

156 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (8 women).

99.4% of residents of 47837 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 5 (0.5%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.7%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Chile (100%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 0

Races in zip code 47837:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 47837 (%):



  • German (29%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (11%)
  • Other groups (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)


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: 13.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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

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

  • This state: 871
  • Northeast: 29
  • Midwest: 66
  • South: 16

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.

94% of the 47837 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% 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:

11.3%

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

0.0%
Indiana:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Management occupations: 85,192
  • Healthcare support occupations: 66,154
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 51,250
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 41,563
  • Production occupations: 39,018
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 32,813

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 (Noninst.)




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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