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ZIP Code 46407

Primary City:Gary, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (3:01am)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.58, -87.33
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46407

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46407. 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 46407. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46407, 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:
Gary, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 46407 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46407 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 46407 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46407 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,656
Population Density 2,990 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,953
Median Home Value $57,300
Land Area 4.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,180
Median Household Income $19,758

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male533522501472339285273254258377473410300198137144124130
Female529464408462426407397345331417572490357275250286264246
Total1,0629869099347656926705995897941,045900657473387430388376

Gender

 Male 5,730 45%
 Female 6,926 55%
Gender

Race

 White 191 1.5%
 Black Or African American 12,219 96.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 46 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 161 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1669158395457366467247
Renter22357549063253528519174
Total2396446481,027992651658321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 869 17%
 Single Guardian 2,105 41%
 Singles 1,978 38%
 Singles With Roommate 228 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,549 69%
 Households with Kids 1,631 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10610011299121117103968510994931041011088698988281
Female88110104969493879010075818792739710189928386
Total194210216195215210190186185184175180196174205187187190165167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46407 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 46407 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46407 real estate data, the median home value of $57,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46407 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46407 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46407 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,514 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 142 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 989 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,186 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,005 43%
 Households Vacant 1,773 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 786 44.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1.1%
 For Sale Only 73 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 883 49.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 1%
 1 Bedroom 563 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,264 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,154 38%
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 $19,758 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46407 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46407 has very few people that work at home. 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 46407 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,077 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,169 23%
 No Earnings 5,304 56%
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 2,077 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,169 23%
 No Earnings 5,304 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,147 89.9%
 Public transportation 144 4.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 4.4%
 Worked at Home 53 1.5%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 721 21.6%
 High School Graduate 2,231 66.9%
 Associate's degree 157 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 206 6.2%
 Master's degree 6 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,508 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 414 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46407

ZIP Code 46407 is in the Gary Community School Corporation. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46407.

Lincoln Achievement Center
1988 Polk St
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gary Community School Corporation
Dr Bernard C Watson Academy for Boys
2065 Mississippi St
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gary Community School Corporation
Frankie W Mccullough Academy for Girl
1110 West 21st Ave
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gary Community School Corporation
Mary M Bethune Early Child Dev Center
2367 East 21st Ave
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gary Community School Corporation
Daniel Hale Williams Elementary School
1320 East 19th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gary Community School Corporation
Theodore Roosevelt Car & Tech Academy
730 West 25th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edison Learning Roosevelt School District
Dunbar-Pulaski Academic & Career
920 East 19th Ave
Gary, IN 46407
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Gary Community School Corporation

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