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ZIP Code 46405

Primary City:Lake Station, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (4:55pm)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.57, -87.27
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46405

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46405. 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 46405. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46405, 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:
Lake Station, IN
Acceptable:
Gary

Stats and Demographics for the 46405 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46405 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 46405 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46405 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,746
Population Density 1,352 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,791
Median Home Value $82,600
Land Area 8.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,243
Median Household Income $39,908

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4774504254313483974144093604424563892952141401087640
Female41040043341833840742537739040843940732822515712310981
Total887850858849686804839786750850895796623439297231185121

Gender

 Male 5,871 50%
 Female 5,875 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,283 79.0%
 Black Or African American 459 3.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.5%
 Asian 41 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,409 12.0%
 Two Or More Races 492 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4640449869566241325586
Renter9028825527415570475
Total13669275396981748330291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,839 43%
 Single Guardian 1,026 24%
 Singles 1,113 26%
 Singles With Roommate 265 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,726 64%
 Households with Kids 1,517 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1019792947994918799777110383917587851008480
Female7092858491836684768785858888897887937167
Total171189177178170177157171175164156188171179164165172193155147

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46405 has a slightly less than average 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 46405 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 46405 real estate data, the median home value of $82,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46405 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46405 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46405 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,628 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 118 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,177 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 882 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,184 25%
 Households Vacant 548 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 125 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 278 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 133 11%
 2 Bedroom 488 41%
 3+ Bedroom 562 48%
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 $39,908 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46405 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 46405 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 2,790 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,150 24%
 No Earnings 4,052 45%
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 2,790 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,150 24%
 No Earnings 4,052 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,929 96.0%
 Public transportation 21 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 1.3%
 Worked at Home 88 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 782 20.4%
 High School Graduate 2,747 71.6%
 Associate's degree 123 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 159 4.1%
 Master's degree 6 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,068 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 293 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46405

ZIP Code 46405 is in the Lake Station Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46405.

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School
2900 Lake St
Lake Station, IN 46405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Station Community School District
Carl J Polk Elementary School
2460 Vermillion St
Lake Station, IN 46405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Station Community School District
Virgil I Bailey Elementary School
2100 Union St
Lake Station, IN 46405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Station Community School District
Henry S Evans Elementary School
2915 East 35th Ave
Lake Station, IN 46405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Forest Community School Corporation
Thomas a Edison Jr-Sr High School
3304 Parkside Ave
Lake Station, IN 46405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Station Community School District

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