ZIP Code 47421 - Bedford Indiana

ZIP Code 47421 is located in Bedford Indiana. Portions of 47421 are also in Avoca and Oolitic and Needmore and Tunnelton and Shawswick Township and Guthrie Township and Marshall Township and Indian Creek Township (Lawrence County) and Pleasant Run Township. 47421 is entirely within Lawrence County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Indianapolis.

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ZIP Code 47421 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBedford
Primary CountyLawrence County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)27,661
Area Code(s)812 / 930
Current Time

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47421 Demographics

47421 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Indiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 47421 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 47421 is White. The current unemployment level in 47421 is 4.3%.

Population Growth Rate0.32%
Population Density147 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,495
Percentage High Income Households1.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$60,343
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$381,590
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.58%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 92.55%

47421 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American980.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander140.05%

47421 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.05%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.03%

47421 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4548.88%
Bachelor Degree1,4368.77%
High School Diploma6,55540.02%
No High School Diploma2301.4%
GED or Alternate1,4048.57%
1 or More Years of College2,69616.46%
Associates Degree1,69310.34%
Masters Degree7124.35%
Professional Degree1751.07%
Doctorate Degree240.15%

47421 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 47421
RegionMetro Indianapolis
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBedford, IN
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Area188 Square Miles

47421 Politics

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47421 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion71b - Mitchell Plain

47421 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20243342526165625543352543
Avg Max Temp (°F)38445566758387857968544365
Avg Precip (In.)2.752.693.94.425.034.144.554.

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