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ZIP Code 46323

Primary City:Hammond, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (10:32am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.59, -87.46
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46323

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46323. 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 46323. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46323, 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
Unacceptable:
Hessville

Stats and Demographics for the 46323 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46323 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 46323 are primarily white. 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46323 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,743
Population Density 3,667 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,977
Median Home Value $93,300
Land Area 6.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,398
Median Household Income $45,478

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male79283583091097187380672569275981364253331622621614498
Female763839805938896939784749712789780684528343280286222225
Total1,5551,6741,6351,8481,8671,8121,5901,4741,4041,5481,5931,3261,061659506502366323

Gender

 Male 11,181 49%
 Female 11,562 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,719 64.7%
 Black Or African American 3,970 17.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.5%
 Asian 554 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,625 11.5%
 Two Or More Races 760 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner857571,0281,2861,129613564225
Renter2807845405313351437919
Total3651,5411,5681,8171,464756643244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,422 41%
 Single Guardian 2,140 25%
 Singles 2,321 28%
 Singles With Roommate 515 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,402 64%
 Households with Kids 2,996 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164139166165166158164172175206165163139157160162184195209232
Female127164157161167164166165177160162170159154168160163204243221
Total291303323326333322330337352366327333298311328322347399452453

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46323 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46323 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 46323 real estate data, the median home value of $93,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46323 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46323 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46323 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,174 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 561 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,172 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,711 30%
 Households Vacant 579 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 180 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 126 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 243 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 2%
 1 Bedroom 786 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,222 46%
 3+ Bedroom 606 23%
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 $45,478 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46323 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46323 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 46323 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 6,640 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,699 27%
 No Earnings 6,309 36%
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 6,640 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,699 27%
 No Earnings 6,309 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,052 93.0%
 Public transportation 371 3.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 257 2.6%
 Worked at Home 55 0.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,448 21.1%
 High School Graduate 4,291 62.4%
 Associate's degree 296 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 530 7.7%
 Master's degree 220 3.2%
 Professional school degree 6 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 87 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,541 75.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 648 13.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46323

ZIP Code 46323 is in the School City of Hammond School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46323.

Charles N Scott Middle School
3635 173rd St
Hammond, IN 46323
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Warren G Harding Elementary School
3211 165th St
Hammond, IN 46323
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Morton Elementary School
7006 Marshall Ave
Hammond, IN 46323
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Joseph Hess Elementary School
3640 Orchard Dr
Hammond, IN 46323
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Morton Senior High School
6915 Grand Ave
Hammond, IN 46323
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: School City of Hammond School District

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