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ZIP Code 46746

Primary City:Howe, IN (View All Cities)
County: Lagrange County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (7:32am)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.7, -85.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46746

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46746. 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 46746. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46746, 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:
Howe, IN
Unacceptable:
Brighton, Lima

Stats and Demographics for the 46746 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46746 is located in northeast 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 46746 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46746 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,036
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,607
Median Home Value $108,000
Land Area 73.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,386
Median Household Income $45,948

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male 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
Male1421461682541201151241141301551351541219855482019
Female123134154157981031091171211451501341167962573029
Total2652803224112182182332312513002852882371771171055048

Gender

 Male 2,118 52%
 Female 1,918 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,631 90.0%
 Black Or African American 32 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.4%
 Asian 39 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 232 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 86 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121161602462681669230
Renter24796275281873
Total361952223212961849933

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 863 62%
 Single Guardian 217 16%
 Singles 254 18%
 Singles With Roommate 52 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 915 66%
 Households with Kids 471 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3630303037272724313330403728376968562426
Female2220293028291934243137253526214742301720
Total585059606556465855646765725458116110864146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46746 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46746 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 46746 real estate data, the median home value of $108,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46746 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46746 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46746 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,882 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.6%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 112 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 746 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 344 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 296 18%
 Households Vacant 221 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 9.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 28 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 112 50.7%
 For Migrant Workers 5 2.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 22.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 100 27%
 2 Bedroom 107 29%
 3+ Bedroom 163 44%
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 $45,948 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 46746 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 46746 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 1,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,034 32%
 No Earnings 1,065 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 1,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,034 32%
 No Earnings 1,065 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,514 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 5%
 Worked at Home 95 6%
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 315 23.3%
 High School Graduate 913 67.6%
 Associate's degree 20 1.5%
 Bachelor's degree 8 0.6%
 Master's degree 82 6.1%
 Professional school degree 13 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 565 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46746

ZIP Code 46746 is in the Lakeland School Corporation. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46746.

Lima-Brighton Elementary
Market and 3rd Sts
Howe, IN 46746
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lakeland School Corporation
Howe Military School
5755 N State Road 9
Howe, IN 46746
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Indian Trail School
4655 N 150 W
Howe, IN 46746
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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