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ZIP Code 46311

Primary City:Dyer, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:05am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.46, -87.50
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46311

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46311. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 46311. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46311, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dyer, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46311 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46311 is located in northwest Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46311 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46311 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,816
Population Density 1,536 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,770
Median Home Value $199,900
Land Area 13.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,570
Median Household Income $76,034

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male551674762780508559551603745833851745664480305200171147
Female563652759679457528563684761872876781726530349282284341
Total1,1141,3261,5211,4599651,0871,1141,2871,5061,7051,7271,5261,3901,010654482455488

Gender

 Male 10,129 49%
 Female 10,687 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,787 90.3%
 Black Or African American 522 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 529 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 564 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 365 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner346931,2621,7431,540973525184
Renter3013313712664474435
Total648261,3991,8691,6041,020569219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,863 64%
 Single Guardian 914 12%
 Singles 1,531 20%
 Singles With Roommate 262 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,977 66%
 Households with Kids 2,593 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male108106124119125143113150143150159144145164178166172150114108
Female103118107119130133129128132155151155147151134152146134113102
Total211224231238255276242278275305310299292315312318318284227210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46311 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46311 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 46311 real estate data, the median home value of $199,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46311. Rentals in 46311 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46311 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,468 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 312 1.5%
 Other Institutional 20 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,328 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,626 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 616 8%
 Households Vacant 200 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 66 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 94 18%
 2 Bedroom 301 56%
 3+ Bedroom 141 26%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $76,034 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46311 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 46311 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46311 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 46311. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,432 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,310 24%
 No Earnings 5,869 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,432 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,310 24%
 No Earnings 5,869 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,996 93.1%
 Public transportation 562 5.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 0.4%
 Worked at Home 122 1.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 407 5.6%
 High School Graduate 4,299 59.6%
 Associate's degree 508 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,421 19.7%
 Master's degree 397 5.5%
 Professional school degree 155 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,108 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 799 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46311

ZIP Code 46311 is in the Lake Central School Corporation. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46311.

George Bibich Elementary School
14600 West 81st St
Dyer, IN 46311
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Central School Corporation
Kahler Middle School
600 Joliet St
Dyer, IN 46311
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lake Central School Corporation
Protsman Elementary School
1121 Harrison
Dyer, IN 46311
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Central School Corporation
Protestant Reformed/Heritage Christian Schools
10790 Calumet Ave
Dyer, IN 46311
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Plum Creek Christian Academy
735 213th St
Dyer, IN 46311
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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