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ZIP Code 46320

Primary City:Hammond, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (6:15pm)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.61, -87.49
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46320

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46320. 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 46320. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46320, 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:
Hammond, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46320 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46320 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 46320 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46320 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,508
Population Density 2,318 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,569
Median Home Value $76,200
Land Area 6.69 sq mi
Water Area 1.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,780
Median Household Income $26,763

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6587276416455194944784564645314733943182451691119642
Female71865358463160861958449550551451541535829220714011099
Total1,3761,3801,2251,2761,1271,1131,0629519691,045988809676537376251206141

Gender

 Male 7,461 48%
 Female 8,047 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,162 33.3%
 Black Or African American 7,802 50.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.4%
 Asian 33 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 1,932 12.5%
 Two Or More Races 505 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2921838251845132918862
Renter32080066967755336616553
Total3491,0181,0511,1951,004695353115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,462 25%
 Single Guardian 1,880 33%
 Singles 2,163 37%
 Singles With Roommate 275 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,605 62%
 Households with Kids 2,175 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151124130121155158132136146129140132124116134127137136111116
Female14414516312714112414011813012112095116132135119131127119120
Total295269293248296282272254276250260227240248269246268263230236

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46320 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 46320 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46320 real estate data, the median home value of $76,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46320 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46320 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46320 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,236 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 266 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,500 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 677 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,603 55%
 Households Vacant 789 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 305 38.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.5%
 For Sale Only 82 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 375 47.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 193 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,163 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,065 32%
 3+ Bedroom 958 28%
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 $26,763 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46320 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 46320 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,058 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,697 25%
 No Earnings 5,156 47%
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 3,058 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,697 25%
 No Earnings 5,156 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,428 91%
 Public transportation 162 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 190 4%
 Worked at Home 102 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,153 27.2%
 High School Graduate 2,643 62.3%
 Associate's degree 108 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 269 6.3%
 Master's degree 59 1.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,077 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 194 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 503 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46320

ZIP Code 46320 is in the Hammond Academy of Science & Tech. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46320.

Hammond Academy of Science & Tech
33 Muenich Ct
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hammond Academy of Science & Tech
Columbia Elementary School
1238 Michigan St
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Henry W Eggers Elementary/MD School
5825 Blaine Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Lafayette Elementary School
856 Sibley St
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Hammond High School
5926 Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Area Career Center
5727 Sohl Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Montessori Childrens Schoolhouse
5935 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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