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ZIP Code 46356

Primary City:Lowell, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (4:36am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -87.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46356

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46356. 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 46356. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46356, 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:
Lowell, IN
Unacceptable:
Belshaw, Creston, Lake Dalecarlia, North Hayden

Stats and Demographics for the 46356 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46356 is located in northwest Indiana and covers a slightly higher 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 46356 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46356 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,524
Population Density 148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,775
Median Home Value $167,800
Land Area 118.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,345
Median Household Income $64,002

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male49862074967348953749758367669767559549433025718911465
Female501595661688447442518588679731695596487379282201154142
Total9991,2151,4101,3619369791,0151,1711,3551,4281,3701,191981709539390268207

Gender

 Male 8,738 50%
 Female 8,786 50%
Gender

Race

 White 16,856 96.2%
 Black Or African American 72 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.3%
 Asian 56 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 270 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 219 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner385581,0811,3111,111712411102
Renter92256216209144454217
Total1308141,2971,5201,255757453119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,956 62%
 Single Guardian 916 14%
 Singles 1,209 19%
 Singles With Roommate 264 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,994 63%
 Households with Kids 2,351 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male869810012212811012312113815616412915814214914012616593100
Female9210210011610411712510414511812712514015115413912516110986
Total178200200238232227248225283274291254298293303279251326202186

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46356 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 46356 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 46356 real estate data, the median home value of $167,800 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 46356. Rentals in 46356 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46356 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,437 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,178 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,146 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,021 15%
 Households Vacant 430 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 19.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.9%
 For Sale Only 101 23.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 16.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 34.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 3%
 1 Bedroom 90 12%
 2 Bedroom 440 59%
 3+ Bedroom 187 25%
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 $64,002 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46356 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. However, that is not the case in 46356. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,305 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,757 28%
 No Earnings 4,371 33%
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 5,305 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,757 28%
 No Earnings 4,371 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,601 94.8%
 Public transportation 20 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 1.8%
 Worked at Home 237 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 466 8.7%
 High School Graduate 3,721 69.2%
 Associate's degree 429 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 546 10.2%
 Master's degree 129 2.4%
 Professional school degree 56 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,058 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 279 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 486 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46356

ZIP Code 46356 is in the Tri-Creek School Corporation. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46356.

Lake Prairie Elementary School
11601 West 181st Ave
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tri-Creek School Corporation
Lowell Middle School
19250 Cline Ave
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tri-Creek School Corporation
Oak Hill Elementary School
425 South Nichols St
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tri-Creek School Corporation
Three Creeks Elementary School
670 South Burr St
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tri-Creek School Corporation
Lowell Senior High School
2051 East Commercial Ave
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tri-Creek School Corporation
St Edward School
210 S Nichols St
Lowell, IN 46356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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