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ZIP Code 46410

Primary City:Merrillville, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:15pm)
Area code: 219 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.48, -87.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46410

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46410. 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 46410. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46410, 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:
Merrillville, IN
Acceptable:
Gary

Stats and Demographics for the 46410 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46410 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 46410 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 46410 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,340
Population Density 1,299 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,559
Median Home Value $130,400
Land Area 29.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,265
Median Household Income $48,865

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2591,3191,4611,4361,1521,2641,3111,2121,1341,2061,2051,070928592457386300265
Female1,2301,2741,4131,3461,1731,4681,4251,3801,3061,4281,4541,2921,073783593554538653
Total2,4892,5932,8742,7822,3252,7322,7362,5922,4402,6342,6592,3622,0011,3751,050940838918

Gender

 Male 17,957 47%
 Female 20,383 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,385 45.3%
 Black Or African American 17,380 45.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.2%
 Asian 514 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,759 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,202 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1041,1951,7562,1941,9861,160815288
Renter4481,4721,050911767420382317
Total5522,6672,8063,1052,7531,5801,197605

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,116 40%
 Single Guardian 3,617 24%
 Singles 4,805 31%
 Singles With Roommate 727 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,196 67%
 Households with Kids 5,069 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male258248252249261267268263260268305291291306298291312276259258
Female242247235232239257258263257290262302270289306270290269211209
Total500495487481500524526526517558567593561595604561602545470467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46410 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 46410 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 2000s. Looking at 46410 real estate data, the median home value of $130,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46410 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46410 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46410 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,887 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 362 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,716 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,782 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,767 35%
 Households Vacant 1,294 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 637 49.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.7%
 For Sale Only 315 24.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 263 20.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 244 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,991 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,367 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,164 20%
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 $48,865 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46410 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, 46410 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. Most commuters in 46410 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 11,637 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,643 26%
 No Earnings 10,620 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 11,637 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,643 26%
 No Earnings 10,620 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,657 94.4%
 Public transportation 294 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 406 2.4%
 Worked at Home 226 1.4%
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 1,037 9.3%
 High School Graduate 7,530 67.2%
 Associate's degree 845 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,186 10.6%
 Master's degree 423 3.8%
 Professional school degree 80 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 99 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,249 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 907 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 513 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46410

ZIP Code 46410 is in the Merrillville Community School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46410.

Edgar L Miller Elementary School
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Merrillville Intermediate School
1400 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Henry P Fieler Elementary School
407 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Homer Iddings Elementary School
7249 Vanburen St
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
John Wood Elementary School
6100 East 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Jonas E Salk Elementary School
3001 West 77th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Pierce Middle School
199 East 70th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Merrillville High School
276 East 68th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Merrillville Community School District
Andrean High School
5959 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Aquinas Catholic Community School
801 W 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Laurel Preparatory Academy
7525 Taft St
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Academy-Northwest
3602 W 80th Ln
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Happy Days Child Care Center South
86 E 70th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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