Zip Code 46324 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHammond
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lake
Area Code219
Current Population:23165
Racial Majority:White 43.07%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 41.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.3%
Median Household Income$49135
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41610
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range594 - 600 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.58303700, -87.50163100

Zip Code 46324 Description

Zip Code 46324 is located in the state of Indiana in the Chicago metro area. Zip code 46324 is primarily located in Lake County. The official US Postal Service name for 46324 is HAMMOND, Indiana. Portions of zip code 46324 are contained within or border the city limits of Hammond, IN, Munster, IN, Highland, IN, Calumet City, IL, and Lansing, IL. The area code for zip code 46324 is 219. 46324 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 46324 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 46324 decreased to 23165 from 23248 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 46324 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 46324 public schools is Black. 84.1% of students in 46324 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9864 43.07% 10811 -9%
 Black Or African American 5120 22.36% 4858 +5%
 Hispanic 7400 32.31% 6916 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.17% 37 +3%
 Asian 132 0.58% 125 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 25 0.07% 25 -32%
 Two Or More Races 391 1.45% 391 -15%

Zip Code 46324 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.2%
 Black Or African American 41.2%
 Hispanic 38.5%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 46324 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2316523248
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households8681
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49135
Income Under $50K Per Year50.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.30%
46324 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 1Pete ViscloskyDemocrat
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46324 Indiana State Assembly Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Carolyn JacksonDemocrat
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46324 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Frank MrvanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$87275
Average Real Estate Sale Price$52400
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 46324 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15202939505964635544332141
Avg Max Temp (°F)30364658708084827564493659
Avg Precip (In.)1.931.642.73.653.934.383.743.743.522.933.372.6338.13
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
CBSA Type46324
CBSA Population9739919
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours