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ZIP Code 46324

Primary City:Hammond, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:07pm)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.58, -87.50
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46324

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46324. 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 46324. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46324, 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:
South Calumet Avenue

Stats and Demographics for the 46324 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46324 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46324 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 46324 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,165
Population Density 5,252 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,490
Median Home Value $95,700
Land Area 4.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,681
Median Household Income $42,421

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male938942900865698783842806743819760665525323200159159142
Female951917821803722899891790757807844684554396272258271259
Total1,8891,8591,7211,6681,4201,6821,7331,5961,5001,6261,6041,3491,079719472417430401

Gender

 Male 11,269 49%
 Female 11,896 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,191 61.3%
 Black Or African American 5,060 21.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 122 0.5%
 Asian 133 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 2,811 12.1%
 Two Or More Races 838 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner608011,1151,3351,163621508274
Renter2277626055623501778140
Total2871,5631,7201,8971,513798589314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,412 39%
 Single Guardian 2,343 27%
 Singles 2,457 28%
 Singles With Roommate 469 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,468 63%
 Households with Kids 3,213 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male177208181193197217181168179206172184167171170180193162160140
Female196195204180172184164199198185154176144162159163159173149136
Total373403385373369401345367377391326360311333329343352335309276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46324 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46324 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46324 real estate data, the median home value of $95,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46324 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46324 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46324 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,158 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 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 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,406 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,471 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,804 30%
 Households Vacant 809 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 240 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 184 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 345 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 2%
 1 Bedroom 616 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,113 40%
 3+ Bedroom 997 36%
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 $42,421 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46324 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 46324 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 6,763 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,446 25%
 No Earnings 6,466 37%
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 6,763 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,446 25%
 No Earnings 6,466 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,990 91.7%
 Public transportation 348 3.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 2.3%
 Worked at Home 213 2.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,241 18.4%
 High School Graduate 4,037 59.9%
 Associate's degree 459 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 684 10.1%
 Master's degree 198 2.9%
 Professional school degree 80 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,127 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 797 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 559 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46324

ZIP Code 46324 is in the School City of Hammond School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46324.

Donald E Gavit MDL/High School
1670 175th St
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: School City of Hammond School District
Kenwood Elementary School
6416 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Lew Wallace Elementary School
6235 Jefferson Ave
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Maywood Elementary School
1001 165th St
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
6940 Northcote Ave
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Frank O'Bannon Elementary School
1317 173rd St
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
Thomas a Edison Elementary School
7025 Madison Ave
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hammond School District
St John Bosco Elementary School
1231 171st Pl
Hammond, IN 46324
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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