Zip Code 46256 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIndianapolis
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Marion
Secondary County: Hamilton
Area Code317 / 463
Current Population:23647
Racial Majority:White 78.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 37.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$79055
Average Adjusted Gross Income$99340
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range797 - 820 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.90452800, -86.01167200

Zip Code 46256 Description

Zip Code 46256 is located in the state of Indiana in the Indianapolis metro area. Zip code 46256 is primarily located in Marion County. Portions of 46256 are also located in Hamilton County. The official US Postal Service name for 46256 is INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46256 are contained within or border the city limits of Indianapolis, IN, Lawrence, IN, and Fishers, IN. The area code for zip code 46256 is 317. 46256 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46256 is 4.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 46256 decreased to 23647 from 24661 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46256 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 46256 public schools is Black. 53.4% of students in 46256 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 17899 78.49% 18115 -1%
 Black Or African American 3136 13.75% 3030 +3%
 Hispanic 794 3.48% 1226 -35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.29% 43 +56%
 Asian 595 2.61% 654 -9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 69 0% 69 -100%
 Two Or More Races 500 1.37% 500 -38%

Zip Code 46256 Race/Ethnicity

 White 37.2%
 Black Or African American 37.4%
 Hispanic 17.1%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5.9%

Zip Code 46256 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2364724661
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households10021
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79055
Income Under $50K Per Year27.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year37.70%
46256 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 5Susan BrooksRepublican
Indiana District 7Andr? CarsonDemocrat
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46256 Indiana State Assembly Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
87Carey HamiltonDemocrat
88Brian BosmaRepublican
95John BartlettDemocrat
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46256 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31James W. MerrittRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$265861
Average Real Estate Sale Price$137400
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 55b - Loamy High Lime Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 46256 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17202939506064615442332241
Avg Max Temp (°F)34395061728184837765513861
Avg Precip (In.)2.362.363.213.894.664.124.463.973.192.953.663.0541.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN
CBSA Type46256
CBSA Population1755797
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
I69-Fall Creek