Zip Code 46303 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCedar Lake
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code219
Current Population:14170
Racial Majority:White 90.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.7%
Median Household Income$60602
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65870
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time33.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range699 - 735 ft.
Area31 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.37322400, -87.47223100

Zip Code 46303 Description

Zip Code 46303 is located in the state of Indiana in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 46303 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 46303 is CEDAR LAKE, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46303 are contained within or border the city limits of Cedar Lake, IN, St. John, IN, and Lake Dalecarlia, IN. Zip code 46303 is within area code 219 and area code 708. 46303 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46303 is 6.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 46303 increased to 14170 from 11624 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46303 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 46303 public schools is White. 30.1% of students in 46303 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12730 90.95% 13007 -2%
 Black Or African American 40 0.29% 60 -33%
 Hispanic 945 6.75% 879 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 26 -100%
 Asian 55 0.39% 56 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 7 0.26% 7 +429%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.36% 132 +44%

Zip Code 46303 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.4%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 10.5%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 46303 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1417011624
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households5165
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$60602
Income Under $50K Per Year40.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.90%
46303 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 1Pete ViscloskyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$228688
Average Real Estate Sale Price$185000
Current Unemployment Level 6.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54a - Illinois/Indiana Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 46303 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14182838485863615341312039
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364759718083817564483559
Avg Precip (In.)1.831.652.883.974.244.573.913.863.412.983.512.6939.51
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type46303
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours