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ZIP Code 47978

Zip code area 47978 in Rensselaer, Jasper County, IN

  •   State: 
    Indiana
      Counties: 
    Jasper County
    ,
    Newton County
    ,
    White County
      Cities: 
    Rensselaer
      Counties all: 
    Jasper | Newton | White
      County FIPS: 
    18073 | 18111 | 18181
      Area total: 
    263.980 sq mi
      Area land: 
    263.741 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.239 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    613 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    40,9511
      Longitude: 
    -87,1426
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Central Standard Time Zone (CST), UTC-6:00; Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC-5:00
      Coordinates: 
    40.98123, -87.11551
      GMAP: 

    Indiana 47978, USA

  •   Population: 
    42,028 individuals
      Population density: 
    .9 people per square miles
      Households: 
    15,451
      Unemployment rate: 
    2.1%
      Household income: 
    $60,522 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    4,486 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    4.9% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.7% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 47978 is a Midwest ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana with a population estimated today at about 10.954 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 47978 is located. Rensselaer is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

Rensselaer is the primary city, acceptable cities are Collegeville.

  • Living in the postal code area 47978 of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana 48.0% of population who are male and 52.0% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Rensselaer, Jasper County 47978.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

    The percentage of education level of the population.

Jasper County

  •   State: 
    Indiana
      County: 
    Jasper County
      Zips: 
    47943
    47977
    46392
    46310
    47978
      Coordinates: 
    41.02299843318363, -87.1161212096715
      Area total: 
    561.39 sq. mi., 1453.99 sq. km, 359289.60 acres
      Area land: 
    559.68 sq. mi., 1449.56 sq. km, 358195.20 acres
      Area water: 
    1.71 sq. mi., 4.43 sq. km, 1094.40 acres
      Established: 
    1835
      Capital seat: 

    Rensselaer
    Address: PO BOX 5
    County Courthouse
    Rensselaer, IN 47978-0005
    Governing Body: County Commissioners with 3 board size
    Governing Authority: Home Rule

  • Jasper County, Indiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    32,918; Population change: -1.67% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    59.5 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $51,662
      Households: 
    8,341
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.00% per 15,583 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    4.65%
      GDP: 
    $1.46 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Jasper County's population of Indiana of 20,846 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,98-fold to 20,478 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 50.64% female residents and 49.36% male residents live in as of 2020, 63.19% in Jasper County, Indiana are married and the remaining 36.81% are single population.

    As of 2020, 63.19% in Jasper County, Indiana are married and the remaining 36.81% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    13,515 residential units of which 94.18% share occupied residential units.

    29.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Jasper County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.55% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.10% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.32% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.82% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Jasper County, Indiana 71.89% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.51% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.59% are vacant.

  • The 43.18% of the population in Jasper County, Indiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 59.570%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 39.180%) of those eligible to vote in Jasper County, Indiana.

Rensselaer

  •   State: 
    Indiana
      County: 
    Jasper County
      City: 
    Rensselaer
      County all: 
    Jasper | Newton | White
      County FIPS: 
    18073 | 18111 | 18181
      Coordinates: 
    40°56′15″N 87°10′06″W
      Area total: 
    6.73 sq mi (17.44 km²)
      Area land: 
    6.73 sq mi (17.43 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.01 km²)
      Elevation: 
    659 ft (201 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated December 8, 1858
  •   Latitude: 
    40,9511
      Longitude: 
    -87,1426
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    47978
      GMAP: 

    Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    5,733
      Population density: 
    852.11 residents per square mile of area (328.99/km²)
      Household income: 
    $37,458
      Households: 
    2,308
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    4.65%

Rensselaer is a city in Jasper County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,859 at the 2010 census, up from 5,294 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Jasper County. Saint Joseph's College is located just south of the city limits. U.S. Route 231 and Indiana State Road 114 intersect in the downtown area. St. Joseph Indian Normal School, the Jasper County Courthouse, and Oren F. and Adelia Parker House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was first platted on June 12, 1839, and was originally named "Newton" and was established at the rapids of the Iroquois River. By 1844, it had been renamed "Rensselsaer", after James Van Rensselayer, a merchant from Utica, New York, who came to the area after his business failed in the Panic of 1837. It is located 42 miles (68 km) north of Lafayette and 54 miles (87 km) south of Gary. According to the 2010 Census, Rensselser has a total area of 3.86 square miles (10.00 km²) (or 98.45%) is land, and 0.06 square mile (0.16 km²), (or 1.55%) is water. The town is bordered to the south by the unincorporated community of Collegeville, home to Saint Joseph’s College.

Geography

Rensselaer is the primary city name, but also Collegeville are acceptable city names or spellings. Rensselaer is located southwest of the center of Jasper County at 40°5617N 87°95W (40.938051, -87.151341). It is bordered to the south by the unincorporated community of Collegeville, home to Saint Joseph's College. The Iroquois River, a tributary of the Kankakee River, flows from east to west through the south part of the city. U.S. Route 231 and Indiana State Road 114 intersect in the downtown area. According to the 2010 census, Rensselayer has a total area of 3.86 square miles (10.00 km²), of which 3.8 square miles. (9.84 km²) (or 98.45%) is land and 0.06 square miles, (or 1.55%) is water. It is 42 miles (68 km) north of Lafayette and 54 miles (87 km) south of Gary. The city is located on the banks of the Illinois River, which flows through the southern tip of the county. The town has a population of 1,856 (1,788 people) and a population density of 98.5 people per square mile (3.8/km²) The town is located in Jasper County, which is one of the most rural counties in Indiana. The county is home to the University of Notre Dame, which has a campus in the town of Rensselsaer.

History

St. Joseph Indian Normal School was established in 1888 by St. Katherine Drexel, an heiress from Philadelphia, who donated $50,000 for the education of Catholic American Indian boys. The school trained 60 boys annually until 1896. The Jasper County Courthouse, Oren F. and Adelia Parker House, Rensselaer Carnegie Library, and Rensselsaer Courthouse Square Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The village was first platted on June 12, 1839, and was originally named "Newton" and was established at the rapids of the Iroquois River. By 1844, it had been renamed "Rensselayer", after James Van Renssellaer, a merchant from Utica, New York, who came to the area after his business failed in the Panic of 1837. He took over the land from Joseph D. Yeoman, who had established a farm some years earlier and had begun to plan the village. In addition to the school, the courthouse, library, and historic district are listed in the U.S. National register of historic places. The town is located on the edge of the Hudson River, which runs through the town. It was once part of the town of Ticonderoga, which is now part of New York City and the city's East Side. The city was once known as the "City of the Giants" because of its many canyons and canopies.

Demographics

At the 2010 census there were 5,859 people, 2,336 households, and 1,517 families living in the city. The median household income was $34,821 and the median family income was $43,313. The racial makup of the city was 97.94% White, 0.32% African American, 0,21% Native American,0.09% Asian, 0.,66% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53%. The age distribution was 25.3% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% 65 or older. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.4 males. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was2.98. The gender makeup of theCity was 48.0%. The median age was 36.6 years. The city has a population density of 1,541.8 inhabitants per square mile (595.3/km²). There were 2,556 housing units at an average density of 672.6 per squaremile (259.7/ km²) The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is located near the border with the state of New Mexico and New Mexico.

Climate

Humid continental climate is a climatic region typified by large seasonal temperature differences. It is characterized by warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfa" (Hot Summer Continental Climate). It is also known as the "Humid Summer Continental Climate" or the "Hot Summer Continental climate" in the U.S. and the " Humid Summer Climate in the U.S and Europe" in Australia and New Zealand and the "Humid Summer Continental climate in the United  States and Canada and "Hot Summer Continuous Continence" in Europe and North America. It has a warm to humid summers, and cold to hot winters. It also has a hot to humid winters, and a hot summer and humid droughts. The climate is very dry year-round, with very little snowfall in the winter. Some areas may see a marked reduction in wintry precipitation and even a wintertime drought. It can be very hot in the summer, with temperatures reaching as high as 100 °F (32 °C) in some areas. It's also very dry, with little snow in many areas, and very little rain in others. It has a hot, humid summer, and often hot and humid winters. In some areas, it is very hot and dry all year round.

Education

Rensselaer has a public library, a branch of the Jasper County Public Library. The library is located in the town's downtown area. The town has a population of about 1,000 people. It is located on the New York-Pennsylvania Turnpike. The city is in Jasper County, which is in the eastern part of the state. The county has a total population of 2,856. The largest city in the county is the town of Albany, which has a little more than 1,500 people. The population of the town is about 2,000. The school district has an enrollment of around 1,200 people, with the majority of the students attending high school or college. It also has a high school, a middle school, and a junior high school. It has a smallpox hospital, a health center, a fire station, and an elementary school. The high school has a senior high school and a small elementary school, both of which are in the city. The community has a handful of businesses, including a post-secondary school and an adult education center. There is a small community center, which was built in the early 1900s. It was the first school in the community. The village has a community center and a public park, which opened in the mid-20th century. It's in the center of the city's downtown. The area has a number of small businesses, the first of which was founded in the late 1800s.

Transportation

Rensselaer is served by Amtrak's Cardinal, which runs three days per week, stopping at the station. The station is located on the New York State Thruway. It is located at the intersection of Routes 1, 2, and 3, and is on the Hudson River. The town is also served by the Renssel Albany Airport, which is located in the town's eastern part. It was once known as Rensselsaer Airport, but is now known as the Tug Hill Airport, after the town was once the site of the airport's passenger hub. It has a population of about 1,000, with the majority of residents living in and around the town. It also has a number of businesses, such as a post office, a bank, and a grocery store, all of which are located in Rensseer. The city is also home to the Newburgh Medical Center, which was built in the early 1900s, and was later expanded to serve the town in the 1930s. The village also has its own library, which opened in the 1950s and is still in operation today. The community has a history of being active in the community, including the founding of the city's first post office in 1854. It's also the location of the first town hall, opened in 1855. The Renssellaer High School, which dates back to 1854, was the first building in the city, and the first high school in the area.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana = 84. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 74. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Rensselaer = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 5,733 individuals with a median age of 37.4 age the population grows by 4.36% in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 852.11 residents per square mile of area (328.99/km²). There are average 2.32 people per household in the 2,308 households with an average household income of $37,458 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.80% of the available work force and has dropped -5.52% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.16%. The number of physicians in Rensselaer per 100,000 population = 71.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Rensselaer = 38.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 23.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 116. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 179. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 15.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana which are owned by the occupant = 57.30%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 52 years with median home cost = $106,820 and home appreciation of -4.74%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.73 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,286 per student. There are 16.9 students for each teacher in the school, 307 students for each Librarian and 368 students for each Counselor. 3.49% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.09% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.65% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Rensselaer's population in Jasper County, Indiana of 2,255 residents in 1900 has increased 2,54-fold to 5,733 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.52% female residents and 47.48% male residents live in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana.

    As of 2020 in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana are married and the remaining 44.17% are single population.

  • 18.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Rensselaer require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.77% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.13% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 1.57% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, 57.30% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.12% are rented apartments, and the remaining 9.58% are vacant.

  • The 43.18% of the population in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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