Zip Code 47362 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Castle
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Henry
Area Code765
Current Population:30243
Racial Majority:White 91.75%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$45465
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47250
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1001 - 1129 ft.
Area151 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.93262600, -85.36682000

Zip Code 47362 Description

Zip Code 47362 is located in the state of Indiana in the Indianapolis metro area. Zip code 47362 is primarily located in Henry County. The official US Postal Service name for 47362 is NEW CASTLE, Indiana. Portions of zip code 47362 are contained within or border the city limits of New Castle, IN, Mount Summit, IN, Cadiz, IN, and Greensboro, IN. The area code for zip code 47362 is 765. 47362 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 47362 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 47362 increased to 30243 from 29453 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 47362 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 47362 public schools is White. 55.7% of students in 47362 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 27158 91.75% 28195 -4%
 Black Or African American 747 2.52% 1016 -26%
 Hispanic 575 1.94% 521 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.35% 44 +134%
 Asian 156 0.53% 100 +56%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.01% 2 +100%
 Other Race 19 0.04% 19 -37%
 Two Or More Races 346 2.85% 346 +144%

Zip Code 47362 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 47362 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3024329453
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households11602
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$45465
Income Under $50K Per Year55.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.90%
47362 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 6Greg PenceRepublican
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47362 Indiana State Assembly Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
54Thomas SaundersRepublican
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47362 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26Mike GaskillRepublican
42Jean LeisingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$83641
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58060
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 55f - Whitewater Interlobate Area
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 47362 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16192837485861595240322239
Avg Max Temp (°F)33374860718084827664503860
Avg Precip (In.)2.272.233.014.054.724.514.373.682.832.953.632.8141.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Castle, IN
CBSA Type47362
CBSA Population47758
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours