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ZIP Code 46342

Primary City:Hobart, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:36am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.52, -87.24
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46342. 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 46342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46342, 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:
Hobart, IN
Acceptable:
New Chicago

Stats and Demographics for the 46342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46342 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46342 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46342 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,244
Population Density 887 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,020
Median Home Value $127,700
Land Area 35.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,189
Median Household Income $55,855

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0531,0391,0511,0368381,0461,1091,0981,0001,0651,2101,058810602424341234215
Female9491,0321,0011,0318091,1031,1161,0561,0181,1271,1921,078911709565471419428
Total2,0022,0712,0522,0671,6472,1492,2252,1542,0182,1922,4022,1361,7211,311989812653643

Gender

 Male 15,229 49%
 Female 16,015 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,134 86.8%
 Black Or African American 1,590 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 120 0.4%
 Asian 239 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,380 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 778 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1141,2731,7052,0371,9391,248829325
Renter178666477505363198199133
Total2921,9392,1822,5422,3021,4461,028458

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,059 50%
 Single Guardian 2,220 18%
 Singles 3,187 26%
 Singles With Roommate 723 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,215 67%
 Households with Kids 3,974 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male193215220197215203211199211202209205196239219204208215190192
Female200199185188203188232202207200217198195191208238208195182175
Total393414405385418391443401418402426403391430427442416410372367

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46342 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46342 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 46342 real estate data, the median home value of $127,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46342 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46342 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,096 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 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 147 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,101 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,369 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,719 21%
 Households Vacant 831 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 289 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 195 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 273 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 5%
 1 Bedroom 484 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,235 44%
 3+ Bedroom 936 34%
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 $55,855 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46342 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 46342 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 9,953 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,113 25%
 No Earnings 8,289 34%
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 9,953 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,113 25%
 No Earnings 8,289 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,626 96%
 Public transportation 187 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 1%
 Worked at Home 299 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,178 11.5%
 High School Graduate 7,293 71.2%
 Associate's degree 584 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 899 8.8%
 Master's degree 234 2.3%
 Professional school degree 50 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,404 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 426 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 552 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46342

ZIP Code 46342 is in the School City of Hobart School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46342.

Joan Martin Elementary School
301 East 10th St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hobart School District
The Early Lrn Cntr at George Earle
400 North Wilson St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hobart School District
Hobart Middle School
36 East 8th St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: School City of Hobart School District
Liberty Elementary School
130 North Liberty St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hobart School District
Ridge View Elementary School
3333 West Old Ridge Rd
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School City of Hobart School District
John I Meister Elementary School
3300 Jay St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Forest Community School Corporation
River Forest Elementary School
3350 Indiana St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Forest Community School Corporation
Hobart High School
2211 East Tenth St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: School City of Hobart School District
River Forest Jr-Sr High School
3300 Indiana St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: River Forest Community School Corporation
St Bridget School
107 Main St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Academy in the Oaks
2109 E 57th Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran School
891 S Linda St
Hobart, IN 46342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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