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ZIP Code 46385

Primary City:Valparaiso, IN (View All Cities)
County: Porter County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (11:27am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -87.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46385

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46385. 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 46385. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46385, 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:
Valparaiso, IN
Acceptable:
Valpo

Stats and Demographics for the 46385 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46385 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 46385 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46385 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,866
Population Density 478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,880
Median Home Value $182,700
Land Area 81.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,118
Median Household Income $68,473

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1631,4371,5501,4398839901,0901,3331,3901,4911,6231,5061,193784522359244161
Female1,1251,3551,5291,3949409941,1571,3321,4511,5831,6891,4991,215798565440328314
Total2,2882,7923,0792,8331,8231,9842,2472,6652,8413,0743,3123,0052,4081,5821,087799572475

Gender

 Male 19,158 49%
 Female 19,708 51%
Gender

Race

 White 36,345 93.5%
 Black Or African American 670 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.2%
 Asian 543 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 574 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 655 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1011,2032,3253,0662,8651,549800226
Renter1685094423622311258660
Total2691,7122,7673,4283,0961,674886286

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,035 64%
 Single Guardian 1,756 12%
 Singles 2,703 19%
 Singles With Roommate 624 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,940 63%
 Households with Kids 5,178 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male225239241258234302280326295312295331303309324313317292193179
Female210226244242216296259280304317317290303302317306316275180194
Total435465485500450598539606599629612621606611641619633567373373

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46385 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46385 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 46385 real estate data, the median home value of $182,700 is slightly higher 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 46385. Rentals in 46385 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46385 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,730 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,418 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,717 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,983 13%
 Households Vacant 762 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 191 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 110 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 220 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 3%
 1 Bedroom 392 17%
 2 Bedroom 771 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,029 46%
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 $68,473 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46385 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 46385 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 12,252 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,846 26%
 No Earnings 9,709 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 12,252 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,846 26%
 No Earnings 9,709 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,604 93.8%
 Public transportation 200 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 0.9%
 Worked at Home 722 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 916 7%
 High School Graduate 6,575 53%
 Associate's degree 1,194 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,427 19%
 Master's degree 655 5%
 Professional school degree 436 3%
 Doctorate degree 255 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,372 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 827 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 656 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46385

ZIP Code 46385 is in the Porter County Education Services School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46385.

Special Education Division
750 Ransom Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Porter County Education Services School District
Union Township Middle School
599 West 300 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union Township School Corporation
Union Center Elementary School
272 North 600 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Township School Corporation
John Simatovich Elementary School
424 West 500 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Township School Corporation
Benjamin Franklin Mid School
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Valparaiso Community School District
Hayes Leonard Elementary School
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valparaiso Community School District
Boone Grove High School
260 South 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Porter Township School Corporation
Wheeler High School
587 West 300 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union Township School Corporation
Valparaiso High School
2727 North Campbell St
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Valparaiso Community School District
St Paul Catholic School
1755 Harrison Blvd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
South Haven Christian School
786 Juniper Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Emmanuel Baptist Academy
760 McCool Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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