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ZIP Code 46368

Primary City:Portage, IN (View All Cities)
County: Porter County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:27am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.59, -87.17
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46368

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46368. 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 46368. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46368, 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:
Portage, IN
Acceptable:
Ogden Dunes

Stats and Demographics for the 46368 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46368 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 46368 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46368 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,691
Population Density 1,470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,729
Median Home Value $141,500
Land Area 26.32 sq mi
Water Area 3.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,794
Median Household Income $54,264

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2901,4081,4311,3941,1431,2641,2591,3101,2361,3431,3731,275987741471338248194
Female1,2501,3211,3531,3531,2211,3081,3731,3501,3341,4601,4681,3111,072810608495455444
Total2,5402,7292,7842,7472,3642,5722,6322,6602,5702,8032,8412,5862,0591,5511,079833703638

Gender

 Male 18,705 48%
 Female 19,986 52%
Gender

Race

 White 32,582 84.2%
 Black Or African American 2,693 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 163 0.4%
 Asian 351 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 1,909 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 984 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1471,2831,9372,4442,2501,444868261
Renter3571,115865734541258167123
Total5042,3982,8023,1782,7911,7021,035384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,243 49%
 Single Guardian 3,028 20%
 Singles 3,631 25%
 Singles With Roommate 892 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,509 64%
 Households with Kids 5,285 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male264260275271265299274292278271285314286275285288327262232212
Female240237267245250274239280278280270241274288286270317263217254
Total504497542516515573513572556551555555560563571558644525449466

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46368 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 46368 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 46368 real estate data, the median home value of $141,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 46368. Rentals in 46368 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46368 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,436 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 233 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,539 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,095 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,160 26%
 Households Vacant 935 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 344 36.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2.0%
 For Sale Only 171 18.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 103 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 256 27.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 1%
 1 Bedroom 833 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,967 51%
 3+ Bedroom 997 26%
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 $54,264 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46368 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 46368 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 11,709 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,646 25%
 No Earnings 11,028 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 11,709 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,646 25%
 No Earnings 11,028 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,602 93.9%
 Public transportation 194 1.2%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 55 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 441 2.7%
 Worked at Home 309 1.9%
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 1,261 10.1%
 High School Graduate 8,122 65.3%
 Associate's degree 851 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,644 13.2%
 Master's degree 384 3.1%
 Professional school degree 151 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,096 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 829 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 977 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46368

ZIP Code 46368 is in the Portage Township School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46368.

Central Elementary School
2825 Russell St
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Crisman Elementary School
6161 Old Porter Rd
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Ethel R Jones Elementary School
2374 McCool Rd
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
George L Myers Elementary School
3100 Willowdale
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Rowena Kyle Elementary School
2701 Hamstrom Rd
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Wallace Aylesworth Elementary
5910 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
William Fegely Middle School
5384 Stone Ave
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Willowcreek Middle School
5962 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portage Township School District
Neighbors' New Vistas High School
5391 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Neighbors' New Vistas High School District
Portage High School
6450 Us Hwy 6
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Township School District
Nativity of Our Savior School
2929 Willowcreek Rd
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Maranatha Christian Academy
2780 Russell St
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Portage Christian School
3040 Arlene
Portage, IN 46368
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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