Zip Code 46323 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHammond
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code219
Current Population:22743
Racial Majority:White 51.4%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 42.4%
Unemployment Rate:9.9%
Median Household Income$51548
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41120
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range591 - 597 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.58847400, -87.45347900

Zip Code 46323 Description

Zip Code 46323 is located in the state of Indiana in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 46323 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 46323 is HAMMOND, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46323 are contained within or border the city limits of Hammond, IN, Highland, IN, and Gary, IN. The area code for zip code 46323 is 219. 46323 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46323 is 9.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 46323 decreased to 22743 from 23624 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46323 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 46323 public schools is Hispanic. 76.2% of students in 46323 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11915 51.4% 11314 +5%
 Black Or African American 3770 16.26% 3811 -1%
 Hispanic 6446 27.81% 6655 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.16% 48 -25%
 Asian 456 1.97% 522 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 30 0.05% 30 -60%
 Two Or More Races 361 2.36% 361 +52%

Zip Code 46323 Race/Ethnicity

 White 26.8%
 Black Or African American 26.4%
 Hispanic 42.4%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 46323 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2274323624
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households8398
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51548
Income Under $50K Per Year47.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.50%
46323 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 1Pete ViscloskyDemocrat
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46323 Indiana State Assembly Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Carolyn JacksonDemocrat
2Earl Harris Jr.Democrat
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46323 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Frank MrvanDemocrat
2Lonnie RandolphDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$86637
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65429
Current Unemployment Level 9.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.2%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 46323 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15202939505964635544332141
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364658708084827564483659
Avg Precip (In.)1.941.632.73.623.914.383.663.713.562.943.372.6138.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type46323
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours