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ZIP Code 46321

Primary City:Munster, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (1:13am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.55, -87.50
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46321

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46321. 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 46321. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46321, 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:
Munster, IN
Acceptable:
Hammond

Stats and Demographics for the 46321 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46321 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 46321 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46321 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,603
Population Density 3,118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,393
Median Home Value $196,400
Land Area 7.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,015
Median Household Income $72,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5347239061,0025524784705597561,020953858732496389376287250
Female4676918909094624455116748511,0601,043891742592495457492590
Total1,0011,4141,7961,9111,0149239811,2331,6072,0801,9961,7491,4741,088884833779840

Gender

 Male 11,341 48%
 Female 12,262 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,208 85.6%
 Black Or African American 821 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 1,377 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 732 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 415 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner264781,1461,9931,7641,080936400
Renter50211224214152104102135
Total766891,3702,2071,9161,1841,038535

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,329 59%
 Single Guardian 1,211 13%
 Singles 2,214 25%
 Singles With Roommate 261 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,045 67%
 Households with Kids 2,970 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male105102108128147135141152148167159188195197226219242195120115
Female861161069712713414613614818918414719018021019721118510691
Total191218214225274269287288296356343335385377436416453380226206

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46321 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 46321 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 46321 real estate data, the median home value of $196,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46321. Rentals in 46321 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46321 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,307 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 275 1.2%
 Other Institutional 6 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,343 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,480 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,192 13%
 Households Vacant 378 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 113 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 182 15%
 2 Bedroom 671 55%
 3+ Bedroom 363 30%
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 $72,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46321 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 46321 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,457 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,840 26%
 No Earnings 6,633 35%
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 7,457 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,840 26%
 No Earnings 6,633 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,780 89%
 Public transportation 548 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 1%
 Worked at Home 497 5%
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 465 6%
 High School Graduate 3,525 45%
 Associate's degree 412 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,904 24%
 Master's degree 920 12%
 Professional school degree 435 6%
 Doctorate degree 201 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,628 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 646 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 232 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46321

ZIP Code 46321 is in the School Town of Munster School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46321.

Ernest R Elliott Elementary School
8718 White Oak Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School Town of Munster School District
Frank H Hammond Elementary School
1301 Franlin Pky
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School Town of Munster School District
James B Eads Elementary School
8001 Harrison Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School Town of Munster School District
Wilbur Wright Middle School
8650 Columbia Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: School Town of Munster School District
Munster High School
8808 Columbia Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: School Town of Munster School District
St Thomas More School
8435 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Lutheran School
8601 Harrison Ave
Munster, IN 46321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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