Zip Code 46320 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHammond
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code219
Current Population:15508
Racial Majority:African American 46.55%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 45.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.3%
Median Household Income$31985
Average Adjusted Gross Income$30360
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range577 - 594 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.63915700, -87.50154400

Zip Code 46320 Description

Zip Code 46320 is located in the state of Indiana in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 46320 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 46320 is HAMMOND, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46320 are contained within or border the city limits of Hammond, IN, East Chicago, IN, Whiting, IN, Chicago, IL, and Calumet City, IL. The area code for zip code 46320 is 219. 46320 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46320 is 8.3% 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 46320 decreased to 15508 from 16539 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46320 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 46320 public schools is Black. 90.5% of students in 46320 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2427 16.31% 2968 -18%
 Black Or African American 6928 46.55% 7634 -9%
 Hispanic 5143 34.55% 4591 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.04% 21 -71%
 Asian 41 0.28% 30 +37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 15 0% 15 -100%
 Two Or More Races 246 2.28% 246 +38%

Zip Code 46320 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6%
 Black Or African American 45.4%
 Hispanic 44.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 46320 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1550816539
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households5780
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
90.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31985
Income Under $50K Per Year68.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.40%
46320 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 1Pete ViscloskyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$73932
Average Real Estate Sale Price$48571
Current Unemployment Level 8.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54b - Chicago Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 46320 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15213039505965635544332241
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364658708084827564493659
Avg Precip (In.)1.961.652.693.643.874.343.693.743.512.913.352.6337.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type46320
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
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